Montreal, Canada. July 5th, 2007. Software Publisher Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSTR), is happy to announce the signing of“Ducati World Championship” today. Developed by Artematica Entertainment, Ducati is due to be released September 2nd, 2007.
“We're very happy to be starting a partnership with a well known and active entertainment company, such as Strategy First. We expect to see good results from the launch of‘Ducati World Championship’ in North America and we look forward to building a strong business alliance for our future productions.” says Riccardo Cangini, MD of Artematica Entertainment
“We are looking forward to bringing Ducati World Championship to the North American market and to be working with the Ducati team and the professionals at Artematica. Break out the checkered flag, this is sure to be a winner!” says Strategy First’s Producer Brock Beaubien.
About Ducati World Championship
Feel the rush of motorcycle racing with“Ducati World Championship”. Select your machine from over 70 original Ducati models, perfectly simulated replicas of the real thing. With Ducati World Championship you don’t have to settle on one model, you can have them all!
Ducati World Championship features more than 70 superbly modeled motorbikes from 4 different categories - Classics, Sports, Road and Grand Prix. There are over 34 exciting circuits to race on with an incredible amount of extras to unlock. A 360 view into the world of motorcycle racing enables players to be a pilot racing in the amateur, semi professional and professional racing classes, intent on reaching the Superbike and the Grand World Championship.
- <*>Play against your friends in split-screen multiplayer mode.*> <*>60 tournaments in 5 different game modes.*> <*>Burn up the track at over 210 MPH on your Ducati Desmosedici * Choose from more than 70 motorbikes from 4 different categories– Classics, Sports, Road and Grand Prix.*> <*>34 adrenalin-pumping circuits with a huge amount of unlockable extra content.*> <*>Varied weather and track conditions with realistic lighting effects*> <*>Learn how to become a champion rider with Loris’ Riding Lessons!*> <*>Work your way up through the challenging Career Mode with increasingly faster bikes and gorgeous Race Queens!*> <*>3 different playing modes– arcade, normal and simulation give you countless options and endless hours of fun!*> <*>With the special guest Doctor' Costa and his Mobile Clinic!*>
For more information of“Ducati World Championship” please visit: http://www.strategyfirst.com/en/games/DucatiWorldChamp
Artematica, founded in Chiavari in 1996, is the best-known and most profitable independent software house in Italy dedicated to videogames production and development. Due to a deep knowledge of that area and developing a company strategy suitable to carry out innovative and interesting products, the company has considerably grown, by consolidating and distinguishing itself even on the international scene. www.artematica.com
About Strategy First Inc
Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings (Nasdaq: SSTR), 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™” and“Space Empires V,” and“Making History: The Calm and the Storm.” The Company provides a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience. www.strategyfirst.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. as well as a stake in Magnolia Broadband. Empire Interactive PLC is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software games such as Starsky&Hutch, Big Mutha Truckers, Ford Racing and FlatOut. Empire’s products are delivered on both console and PC platforms. Strategy First Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Magnolia Broadband is a fabless semiconductor company and innovator of radio frequency (RF) solutions for the cellular industry.
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