Lighthouse Interactive Announces Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows Has Gone Gold

September 24, 2008

Lighthouse Interactive Announces
Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows Has Gone Gold Plus 6 New Screenshots

Today leading video game Publisher
Lighthouse Interactive and accomplished developer Kerberos Productions,
announced that A Murder of Crows, the latest expansion to their highly acclaimed
4X space strategy game Sword of the Stars (PC) franchise, has reached gold
status. In addition to the debut of the Morrigi (the sixth new race in the Sword
of the Stars universe) new ships, sections, and weapons are available for the
Human, Zuul, Hiver, Liir, and Tarkas races, which brings a competitive and fresh
style of gameplay to the series. A Murder of Crows is available exclusively at beginning October 9, 2008, but fans can pre-order now. Players
are required to have either Sword of the Stars: Collector’s Edition or Born of
Blood to join in the action.

“This new expansion exemplifies
Kerberos’ continued commitment to the vast and dedicated SotS community,” said
Steve Wall, Vice President Business Development at Lighthouse Interactive. “Fans
will revel in the dynamic new gameplay they’re about to experience. For those
new to the SotS universe, we encourage you to check out the teaser we released
this week and visit the official website. This IS the game for space strategy
fans, so you don’t miss it!”

Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows PC screenshots

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Sword of the Stars: A Murder of Crows

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Lighthouse Interactive is part of
SilverBirch Inc.’s (SVB:TSXV) video game division.


While the four civilized races
battle back the voracious Zuul and seek advantage over each other, a ghost from
the past returns to the galaxy in the form of the manipulative Morrigi. Already
known for their dark crow-shaped attack drones and deadly traps, this race once
thought long extinct, returns looking for vengeance.

Using never-before-seen weapons,
ships and tactics, the Morrigi fall upon the other five races of the Sword of
the Stars universe, who must now adapt to the ancient masters of space or be

Time is of the essence as world
after world falls to the black winged ships that surge out of the dark like A
Murder of Crows.


  • A New Sixth race – The Morrigi,
    who appeared as a series of mysterious random events in Born of Blood (the
    first Sword of the Stars expansion pack), continues to evolve the
    ever-expanding Sword of the Stars universe

  • New Ship Sections – Over a dozen
    new ship sections for all races to match against your opponents

  • Unique ‘Grav Flock’ Drive System
    for Morrigi Ships – The more Morrigi ships in a fleet, the faster they can
    travel, continuing the racial diversity unique to the Sword of the Stars
    gameplay experience

  • 15 new weapons

  • 27 new technologies and the new
    Xeno-Cultural and Drones tech trees

  • Sword of the Stars gameplay
    continues to deepen with Civilian populations, independent worlds, Espionage
    options, and demands for planetary surrender

  • Drone carrying ships in all three
    size classes

  • Construction ships, a variety of
    orbital stations, spy ships, Police Cutters, and more

  • A whole new set of GUI
    enhancements and additions


OS: Windows® 2000/XP/Vista™ CPU: 2.5
GHz Intel® Pentium® or equivalent AMD® processor RAM: 1 GB RAM (2 GB recommended
for Windows® Vista™) Video: DirectX® 9 compliant video card with 256 MB RAM PC
CD/DVD-ROM: 4x speed Available Hard Disk Space: 4 GB Sound: DirectX® 8.1
compatible sound card Multiplayer: High-speed Internet connection Other: Mouse,
Keyboard, and Sound Speakers