LONDON, UK - 14th August 2008– Empire Interactive, a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings (NASDAQ: SSTR), has today announced that Jackass The Game for the Nintendo DS™ and will be available across EU territories and Switzerland on 19th September 2008.
Jackass the Game is inspired by the popular MTV television series and hugely successful MTV Films Jackass and Jackass number two. Jackass the Game DS will give players the ability to take on the roles of Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O and many others from the Jackass gang as they maneuver through the types of off-the-wall madness and stunts that fans have previously only been accustomed to watching on their televisions and movie screens.
You take on the role of Dickhouse Productions new intern. Your job is to do whatever the jackass crew wants you to do and like it. Throughout the game, the members of the Jackass gang will send you out to complete a huge range of stunts, pranks, and tricks. The game takes place in Mianus. You and the crew will explore 5 unique parts of Mianus (City, Suburbs, Mountains, Beach, and Industrial Park), each with unique obstacles and challenges.
Empire Interactive will bring all the outlandish hijinks and sheer stupidity made famous by the Jackass crew to the Nintendo DS on 19th September 2008. For more information about Jackass the Game for Nintendo DS, please visit: www.jackassthegame.com. If you would like to receive a review copy of the game please contact: David Bancroft - firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Empire Interactive:
Empire Interactive is a leading publisher of interactive entertainment software that has been established for over 20 years. Headquartered in the UK, Empire Interactive also has offices in the US, Germany, France, Spain and Italy. The company develops and publishes a varied range of titles for all current platforms in the US, Europe and Asia. Games such as Starsky&Hutch, Big Mutha Truckers, Ford Racing and FlatOut have all enjoyed success across the world. Its budget label, Xplosiv, is one of the fastest growing in Europe. Further information about Empire Interactive and its products can be found at www.empireinteractive.com.
About Silverstar Holdings:
Silverstar Holdings Ltd. is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: SSTR), focusing on acquiring controlling positions in high-growth retail-driven and fee-based electronic game businesses that stand to benefit from the economies of scale generated by the Internet and other technology-related platforms. It currently owns Empire Interactive, PLC and Strategy First, Inc., a leading development and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC.
About MTV Games:
MTV Games is dedicated to creating, marketing and publishing high-quality, innovative interactive products that are relevant to the MTV audience and complements the core values of the MTV Networks brands.
About MTV Networks:
MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with 130 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 200 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.