The wait is over. Söldner-X is about to make its debut on the North American PlayStation®Network in just about a week from now at a price everyone can afford. Rest assured, European and Asian gamers won't have to wait for too long. Release in these territories is still anticipated prior the Christmas holidays and further confirmed release details will be made public in the very near future.

To sweeten your waiting time, we have prepared a brand new trailer with footage taken straight from the upcoming PLAYSTATION®3 system release. Make sure to fill up your PlayStation®Store wallet and don't miss to show your support, we will surely appreciate it.


Download the latest trailer at:
http://www.soldner-x.com/content/video/soldner-x_ps3_trailer.wmv


Following is a copy of the official press release for more details.


Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer hitting the PlayStation®Network on December 4th at a price of $9.99 only.


For Immediate Release


Hong Kong - November 25, 2008 - eastasiasoft, Hong Kong based publisher of interactive entertainment, today announced that their long-awaited shoot 'em up game Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer (URL: http://www.soldner-x.com) for the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system is finally hitting the PlayStation®Network in North America on December 4th at a price of $9.99 only. Further territories, including Europa, Asia and Australia will follow shortly after at a yet to be announced date.

Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer delivers an addictive classical gameplay combined with high definition graphics in up to 1080p, 2-player co-op mode, online ranking leaderboards and so much more.

The game is the publisher's first step in reaching its goal to recreate seemingly ‘lost’ game genres and consequently bring back true arcade action and fun to the home. Söldner-X is the must-have downloadable title for the PLAYSTATION®3 system this Winter, offering incredible value at a fantastic price.

The official trailer is now available for download at:
http://www.soldner-x.com/content/video/soldner-x_ps3_trailer.wmv


About Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer:

Set in the distant future, the game is a fast and furious shoot 'em up with state-of-the-art graphics, driving soundtrack and classic fun gameplay sprinkled with fresh innovations. In the storyline, planet Earth's resistance aims to stop a deadly infection consuming both life forms and technology alike, oddly having to rely on an anti-hero mercenary and bounty hunter to pilot a mighty prototype star fighter. His goal: To fight his way to the virus' origin, save civilization and earn cash to boot!


Key features:

  • Twelve stages of beautiful parallax graphics and animations, staged across four fantastic world/space settings
  • High definition graphics in up to 1080p
  • 2-player co-op play
  • Online high score ranking
  • Beautiful weather effects (such as rain, fog and lightning)
  • Unique upgrade weapon system with five standard weapon types
  • Plenty of hidden bonus features
  • DUALSHOCK®3 and optional SIXAXIS™ support
  • Trophies support

About eastasiasoft and SideQuest Studios:

eastasiasoft (URL: http://www.eastasiasoft.com) is a publisher specialising in computer and video games.

SideQuest Studios is a video games developer comprising of industry veterans and talented programmers, artists and musicians. "Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer" is the premiere game by the development studio, who are destined to rock the boat with their first title.


Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB).

Contact eastasiasoft press relation:
press (at) eastasiasoft.com


For more information, visit http://www.soldner-x.com. A complete Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer press kit, including high resolution logos and screenshots is available for download at http://www.eastasiasoft.com/press/Soldner-X_PS3_press_kit_01.rar


©2007,2008 eastasiasoft. “PlayStation”, “PLAYSTATION” and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SIXAXIS is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Online access requires broadband Internet service and a wireless access point or LAN. Certain limitations apply to Wi-Fi connectivity. User is responsible for Internet service fees. Video output in HD requires cables and an HD-compatible display, both sold separately.


This announcement is available as PDF release at:
http://www.eastasiasoft.com/press/announcement_04.pdf