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Stardock Corporation Launches Stardock Mobile Division with Three Titles on Deck

- Test your luck with Dead Manrsquo;s Drawtrade; due out next month to iOS, new titles Hero Busters and Star Trails coming early 2014 -

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Plymouth, MIndash; September 25, 2013ndash; Stardock Corporation today announced the formation of its newly formed mobile unit, Stardock Mobile. The new division will bring original strategy games to mobile devices starting next month when Dead Manrsquo;s Drawtrade; is released for iOS in the Apple store. Dead Manrsquo;s Draw is an entirely new and captivating card game designed by the minds behind the award-winning Galactic Civilization and Fallen Enchantress games.

ldquo;The goal at Stardock is to create great strategy gamesndash; whether thatrsquo;s on a PC, phone or tablet,rdquo; said Derek Paxton, vice president at Stardock.ldquo; Dead Manrsquo;s Draw focuses the decisions of a strategy game to that single moment where you either commit to jump off the cliff, or back off and play it safe, all within a game that only takes a few minutes to play.rdquo;

Stardock Mobilersquo;s first release, Dead Manrsquo;s Draw, blends strategic gameplay with timeless card game fun. Drawing from the best elements of the puzzle, strategy and classic card games, Dead Manrsquo;s Draw is a new take on the genre: Swords steal, maps uncover, and cannons blast as you battle against a wide variety of pirates with different traits and abilities.

ldquo;Our core team consists of incredibly talented and passionate people,rdquo; said Chris Bray, senior producer at Stardock Mobile.ldquo;Stardock is known for great strategy games.nbsp; The mobile gamesndash; though they will vary in genrendash; will always have an element of strategy in the gameplay. Thought-provoking, fun game experiences are what ignite our creativity at Stardock, and we look forward to continuing that same tradition with our mobile offerings.rdquo;

"We're very excited to branch out into the mobile space," said Brad Wardell, presidentCEO of Stardock. "The mobile platform allows us to design games that just wouldn't make sense on a PC and take advantage of some of the unique features inherent to a mobile device."

For more information on Stardock, please visit www.stardock.com.

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About Stardock

Stardock is a leading developer and publisher of PC and mobile games and desktop software. Its PC games include Sins of a Solar Empirereg; and the critically acclaimed Galactic Civilizationstrade; series.nbsp;Its desktop software includes the best-selling Start8trade;, Fencesreg;, WindowBlindstrade;, ModernMixtrade;, and more.

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