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03/12/2015
 


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PRESS RELEASE

London, United Kingdom – 12th of March 2015

PR CONTACT – Pascal Heymann, PR Germany – [email protected]

PRESS PACK - http://www.fireflyworlds.com/press/sheet.php?p=Space%20Colony

Today Firefly Studios announced Space Colony: Steam Edition in London, with the first playable build on show at EGX Rezzed. Developed and self-published by Firefly, Space Colony: Steam Edition is a remaster of the original sci-fi base builder that expands the game with new missions and features. It will release exclusively on Steam in Q2 2015:

Steam Trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO7KRWasma0

Direct Download - http://we.tl/gY2YHD5csL

Fans of base builders, management sims and the closely-related Stronghold series can soon return to the world of Space Colony in HD. Faithful to the original game Space Colony: Steam Edition includes military and civilian campaigns with more than 80 missions in total, including brand new single player content. Steam Workshop functionality also has been added to the game’s map editor, allowing players to share custom maps with the Steam community. Fans can discover old favourites, upload new creations and even download whole new campaigns designed by the Space Colony community.

“As an indie dev self-publishing on Steam we’re in total control. That’s a daunting prospect but without Steam’s help, empowering developers like Firefly, this new release wouldn’t be happening.”, said Simon Bradbury, Creative Director of Firefly Studios. “Many of the original Space Colony team still work at Firefly and we’re all thrilled to see the game finally getting the exposure it deserves! I really hope players enjoy the new single player content and cool Steam features.”

Nearly twelve years after release, Space Colony: Steam Edition is more feature rich and visually enhanced than ever before. Created exclusively for Steam, this new remastered version will include Steam Achievements, Trading Cards, Steam Workshop support and Steam Cloud for saved games. Space Colony: Steam Edition is the definitive version for fans of the original and the Stronghold series, with which it shares DNA in both gameplay and an irreverent sense of humour. Also supported are new high resolution graphics settings, allowing players to view their entire colony while playing on a single screen.

For more information about Space Colony: Steam Edition visit: http://store.steampowered.com/app/297920

For more information on Space Colony visit: http://www.spacecolonyhd.com/

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About Space Colony: Steam Edition

Space Colony: Steam Edition is an upcoming remaster of the base builder and management sim from Firefly Studios, creators of the Stronghold series. In Space Colony you colonize to survive, designing intergalactic bases that keep your crew productive, happy and defended against hostile alien threats. Created exclusively for Steam, this remastered version of the game features a new campaign, Achievements, Trading Cards, Steam Workshop and Steam Cloud support. Also included is support for new HD resolutions, allowing players to view their entire colony on a single screen. For more information on Space Colony visit: http://www.spacecolonyhd.com/ .

About Firefly Studios

Firefly Studios is an independent PC game developer specialising in real-time strategy and MMO titles since 1999. Formed Simon Bradbury and Eric Ouellette of Caesar and Lords of the Realm fame, the company has brought to market many high profile and commercially successful strategy games. These include the Stronghold series with lifetime sales of over six million and Stronghold Kingdoms, which currently has three million registered players from more than 100 different countries. Firefly has offices in the UK and US, with around 30 full and part-time staff. For more information visit their website at www.fireflyworlds.com or follow @fireflyworlds on Twitter. Players can sign up to play Stronghold Kingdoms for free at www.strongholdkingdoms.com .

©2015 FIREFLY STUDIOS LIMITED. All rights reserved. Space Colony and FIREFLY STUDIOS LIMITED are trademarks or registered trademarks of FIREFLY HOLDINGS LIMITED.