Critically Acclaimed Return of Legendary Puzzle Game

LONDON, UK - 26 September 2008– Empire Interactive, a leading international publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software and a subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings (NasdaqCM:SSTR), is delighted to announce that Pipe Mania has been released into stores today.

Pipe Mania builds on the infectious playability of the original with expanded game modes, new themes, new play mechanics and new pieces to challenge players of all types and ages. Alfonso Senior, having made his fortune from the original Pipe Mania has retired to his own private island paradise. There’s just one problem! The island is being ruined by cowboy plumbers. The BIGGEST of them all: Buffalo Bonzo is wreaking havoc all over the island. Playing as Alfonso’s children, Junior and Fawcett, it’s up to you to take over the family business and save the island from pollution.

Pipe Mania is a frenetic, addictive, puzzle game, accessible to all ages young and old. It requires quick thinking, hand-eye co-ordination and keen spatial awareness.

Notes for editors:

Genre: Puzzle

Format: PlayStation®2, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable), Nintendo DS™&PC

Release Date: 26 September 2008

For further product information, media assets or media samples, competition opportunities please contact:

David Bancroft

Empire Interactive Europe Limited

T: +44 (0)20 8343 7337

E: david.bancroft@empire.co.uk

About Empire Interactive

Empire Interactive is a leading publisher of interactive entertainment software that has been established for 19 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.


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