|By PR Newswire||
|October 30, 2006 05:39 PM EST||
NEWBURYPORT, Mass., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Muzzy Lane Software today announced that top software publisher Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. , has agreed to publish "MAKING HISTORY: The Calm & the Storm," a PC-based grand strategy game developed by Muzzy Lane.
MAKING HISTORY puts players in control of global conflict, combining a highly sophisticated AI with rich historical detail. The game is unique among World War II games in the way it challenges gamers to achieve economic and diplomatic victory, not just military success.
"World War II is a hot category for games, and what we wanted was something new and different," says Don McFatridge, president of Strategy First. "MAKING HISTORY really departs from the traditional strategy-game stereotype in terms of graphics, interface and underlying game behavior. The content is written in XML so users will be able to easily modify the game. All of our experience tells us it's a winner."
Under terms of the agreement, Strategy First will assume consumer marketing and retail distribution responsibilities for MAKING HISTORY, while Muzzy Lane will continue to directly serve the education market.
"We're incredibly pleased to be working with the premier publisher of top-selling strategy games," says Dave McCool, President of Muzzy Lane Software. "To have Strategy First choose our product in such a competitive market affirms our fundamental belief that the strategy-game genre is ripe for growth and innovation. We're looking forward to a fantastic partnership heading into 2007."
About Muzzy Lane
Muzzy Lane Software was founded in 2002 and is based in Newburyport, Mass. With its first release, "MAKING HISTORY(R): The Calm & the Storm," Muzzy Lane takes a fresh new approach to multiplayer computer games, combining a flexible 3-D game engine with high-fidelity content that allows players to engage the turning points in history as if they were there. http://www.muzzylane.com/
About Strategy First Inc.
Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings , is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the Company is well known for its proprietary groundbreaking titles, such as the award winning Disciples, Jagged Alliance and Space Empires series of games, which are under continuing development. Simultaneously, Strategy First continues to publish many of the industry's major titles, winning numerous awards for games such as "Hearts of Iron", and "Galactic Civilizations." Recent offerings include top releases such as "S.C.S. - Dangerous Waters(TM)" and "Space Empires V." The Company provides a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience. http://www.strategyfirst.com/
The statements which are not historical facts contained in this press release are forward looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to risks associated with the uncertainty of future financial results, additional financing requirements, development of new products, regulatory approval processes, the impact of competitive products or pricing, technological changes, the effect of economic conditions and other uncertainties detailed in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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