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Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype sets a date with PSN

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The PlayStation Network will be getting a new shootem-up on May 25, 2010 (May 26 in Europe). It is on that day that Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype will be released for $12.99.

The sequel to the the previously released PSN shooter will bring all new environments, enemies, bosses, and challenges to players exclusively to the platform. In preparation for the release of the game, developer EastAsiaSoft has released a new (huge) batch of screenshots showing off the gorgeous graphical style of the game. While you wait for the game’s release, you can check out a ton of the newest shots below. The full press release concerning the release date is available after the jump...

Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype touching down on the PlayStation®Network on May 25th.

For Immediate Release

Hong Kong - May 06, 2010 -- eastasiasoft, Hong Kong based publisher of interactive entertainment, announced today that their PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system exclusive, shoot 'em up game, Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype, is touching down on the PlayStation®Network in North America on May 25th, at a price of only $12.99. A European launch is confirmed for May 26th at €12.99/ £9.99.

For more product details, including the launch trailer and screenshots, visit the game's official website at http://www.soldner-x.com/sx2/.

Further in-depth information can also be found on the official Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype blog at http://soldner-x2.blogspot.com/.

About Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype:

Twenty years after the Virus Wars, you return to Gota IV as part of the newly formed Söldner-X defense force. Your mission: to free the galaxy from the D'aarg, a technologically superior race that is threatening mankind. Staged across seven unique action-loaded levels, Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype delivers a must-have, shoot' em up experience, blending classic gameplay with the astonishing audio-visual capabilities of the PlayStation®3 system.

Key features:

Seven unique action-loaded levels with fierce boss battles, staged across underwater worlds, ice caves,
tunnel worlds, space and other deadly scenarios.

Unlock bonus features in challenge mode, ranging from useful to prestigious rewards.

High definition graphics with 3D backgrounds in up to 1080p, combined with addictive, classic 2D

Dynamic score-linked difficulty system, making the game accessible for newcomers, yet challenging and
rewarding for hardcore gamers.

Two new playerships with distinct characteristics and weapon systems to choose from.

A new bullet pattern system that requires more skill than ever.

Brand new limit attacks and fourfold chaser system to face the most dangerous tasks.

Detailed online high score ranking tables and replay file sharing.

Hidden bonus elements, including a tribute to Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer.

Adrenaline pumping soundtrack with 30 unique tracks and hundreds of dedicated sound effects.

Multilingual text support: English voiceover with English, French or German subtitles.

About eastasiasoft and SideQuest Studios:

eastasiasoft (URL: http://www.eastasiasoft.com) is a Hong Kong based, interactive entertainment publisher
specializing in computer and video games.

SideQuest Studios was founded in 2007 and is a video games development studio consisting of industry veterans and talented programmers, artists and musicians. SideQuest Studios premiered with their breakthrough title, "Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer," for the PlayStation®3 system and the PC. Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB).

Please visit the Entertainment Software Rating Board website at www.esrb.org for more information.