Even though their games never managed to get too popular, Paradox have their share of fans especially in the person of those who love high quality, challenging strategy games. For them, the news that Sword of the Stars II is under development at Kerberos Production certainly is some great news. Read on to find out more details about SotS2!
The sequel to the 2006 RTS game will bring back the six races from the original Sword of the Stars game (and expansions) as well as reveal the dark secret of the original series, the Suul’ka!Not limited to another entire new race and their unique drive technology, SotS2 will be a major step forward in the SotS approach to 4X gameplay, taking the easy-to-learn-hard-to-master philosophy set out in SotS1 and following that path to a new standard in space strategy games.
”We’ve always felt there are many parallells between Paradox Interactive and Kerberos. We share a passion for game development, a dedication to a strong community and have earned a great deal of recognizition and creditibility in the strategy gaming community for our work. Sword of the Stars 2 is in its early conception but is already showing potential of becoming Kerberos great masterpiece and we are very excited to play a part in bringing it to gamers worldwide, said Fredrik Wester, CEO Paradox Interactive.
However, we still have some waiting to do since production of Sword of the Stars II has just started and the game will only be released sometime in 2010.