Gettin’ through the press releases:
New Sword of the Stars expansion announced!
Sword of the Stars series expands with Argos Naval Yard
NEW YORK – May 22nd, 2009 – Paradox Interactive and Kerberos Productions today announced an expansion to the critically acclaimed 4X space strategy game series Sword of the Stars.
The new expansion, Argos Naval Yard, can be combined with either the original game or any of its previous expansions and will provide players with:
· 19 new technologies, including advanced drones, over thrusters, two new satellite designs, defensive interceptor micro-missiles, and polarized plasmatics which will unlock a new weapon type
· Over 75 new ship sections to build
· 10 new weapons, including the new inertial cannons, kelvinic torpedoes, and the fearsome rail cannon
· 3 new scenarios
“With the successful release of the Sword of the Stars Ultimate Collection, the expansion Argos Naval Yard is a natural extension of the Sword of the Stars series,” said Chris Stewart, COO of Kerberos. “The new ships, weapons and technologies in Argos Naval Yard will present gamers with new challenges and capabilities.”
Argons Naval Yard is scheduled for release June 17 with an SRP of $8.99 / € 7.49 / £6.99
Sword of the Stars with an expansion is currently on sale at download portals GamersGate, Impulse, Steam and Direct2Drive and other leading digital distribution networks.