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12. Dec, 2007 14:55 (HKT)

Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer for PC in stock and shipping - First Print Limited Edition gallery, videos, screenshots & more information inside


From the publisher: Set in the distant future, Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer 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 civilisation and earn cash to boot!

Get back to the arcade style and fire away in this exciting shooter! Developed by SideQuest Studios, published by eastasiasoft and supported by Play-Asia.com, Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer for PC is in stock today - two days prior official release date - and shipping as First Print Limited Edition at US$ 49.90 only.

The first print run is limited to 3,000 copies only and includes an Original Soundtrack, Tactical Reference Book and serial numbered Certificate of Purchase. For more details, see further below.

Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer [First Print Limited Edition]ASIA N/A sold


For the best gaming experience, we recommended playing Söldner-X with official PC compatible joypads. Check out the Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, Xbox 360 Controller for Windows and Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver for Windows.


If you are looking for the PlayStation3™ (PS Network) port of Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer, please be reminded that this version is not due until at least Q2/2008. So if you want to enjoy this title during the festival season, the PC edition will be the only way to go.

Game features:
  • 12 stages of beautiful parallax graphics and animations, staged across 4 fantastic world/space settings
  • High definition graphics in 720p
  • Supports various screen modes (16:9, 16:10 and 4:3)
  • Supports 2-Player Co-Op Play (simultaneously)
  • Beautiful weather effects (such as rain, fog and lightning)
  • Detailed background animations
  • Classic design, yet state-of-the-art shooter technology
  • Unique upgrade weapon system with five standard weapon types
  • Never before seen tactical elements such as chaining, effectiveness system, 'berserker' mode and much more
  • Plenty of hidden bonus features
  • More than 20 extras (with both positive and negative effects!)
  • Addictive collection quests
  • Over-the-top boss fights
  • Features a superb soundtrack and sound effects
  • Bi-lingual story mode (English/Japanese)
  • Six modes of difficulty: very easy, easy, normal, hard, impossible, nightmare
  • Easy to learn, yet tough to master
  • Online high score ranking
  • Constant frame rate (60fps)



Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer Limited Edition content

The following items are included with the First Print Limited Edition release of Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer for PC.

Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer software: Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer for PC ships on one CD-ROM disc. Also included in this DVD cased product is a 16 pages manual and an online key (required for high score upload). Söldner-X has been designed and tested on newer as well as older configurations. Check the system requirements to make sure the game works on your hardware.
Slip Case: This extra thick, sleek and dark black coloured slip case perfectly stores the content of your Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer Limited Edition. The slip case front bears an embossed Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer logo.
Original Soundtrack CD: Composed, arranged and produced by Rafael Dyll, the Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer Original Soundtrack contains 19 tracks (including two bonus tracks) at a total playing time of 54:21 minutes. The audio disc has CD TEXT support. A tracklist and sound samples can be found further down in this news post.
Tactical Reference Book: Designed and illustrated by lead graphic designer Moritz Füllgrabe, the hard covered 52 pages Tactical Reference Book contains additional valuable information. Besides illustrations and background information, this reference book offers you tactical enemy details and a detailed affinity loot list. Your perfect partner to master the game! Check out two sample pages: Sample Page 1 / Sample Page 2
Certificate of purchase: The entire team behind Söldner-X says thank you for supporting the project. Solely included in the first print edition, this serial numbered certificate of purchase proves the authenticity of your purchase. The certificate is printed on an extra thick card board with Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer logo embossed.


First Print Limited Edition Product Gallery

Check out additional product pictures of this beautiful limiited edition set. Click on each thumbnail for an enlarged shot.



Media: Trailer, Game Play Video, Screenshots & more

If you are curious about how Söldner-X looks like in motion, then check out the official trailer (based on an work in progress release) as well as game play video (based on the final release version).

Here is a Youtube version of the game play video. For the best experience however, we recommend downloading the HD versions from our servers.


Next to the video, there are more than 40 screenshots, all of them based on the final release version. Here's a small selection. Click on each thumbnail for an enlarged shot or visit www.soldner-x.com/media/ for the complete lineup.


Last but not least, here is the tracklist of the Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer Original Soundtrack, bundled with the First Print Limited Edition release. Preview samples of some selected tracks have been uploaded to our servers, make sure to check them out.

1. Opening/Prologue
2. Logo
3. Mercenary-X (Main Theme)
4. Soldier unleashed
5. Industrial Menace
6. Running mad (Berserker mode)
7. Hyper Space Assault
8. The Eye of the Storm
9. War above the Clouds
10. BIG trouble
11. Compulsion to destroy (Boss Victory)
12. New High-Score
13. Game Over
14. Lurking Evil
15. The End
16. Back to the Roots (Credits)
17. Cutscene (Instrumental)

Bonus tracks:
18. The Hero (Alternative Hi-Score, unused)
19. Beyond the Frontier




Söldner-X Affiliate Campaign reminder

Join our Affiliate Program and advertise Söldner-X on your website, in your forum signature, your e-mails or anywhere else and earn a stunning 12% commission as well as a chance to top your earnings by up to US$ 1,000.

Taking advantage of the Christmas rush, the campaign is still running until January 1st, 2008 at 00:00am (Hong Kong time). The winners will be notified in the first week of the new year.

For more details, check out our Söldner-X Affiliate Campaign landing page as well as Affiliate Help Desk.



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