DescriptionIn a planet called Conceyta a mysterious virus manifested itself, a virus capable of infecting both life forms and technology alike and turning them into chaotic forces fighting each other and spreading the epidemic. A group of uninfected civilians, mercenaries and soldiers from Earth take the mission to destroy the core of the virus back in Conceyta, and develop a deadly and agile star fighter - "Söldner-X". A mercenary looking for fame and money takes the mission to pilot Söldner-X.
Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is a traditional horizontally scrolling space shooter that spreads over 12 levels in 4 areas, where you take on various aircraft and mutated organic creatures. The game can be played alone or as a 2-player co-op mode. There are 5 types of weapons available: pulse, beam, bow, flame and rocket, each upgradeable. When a weapon is used a coolness bar starts going down, once it reaches 0% the weapon is too hot to be used. Each area has secret keys, collecting at least 4 keys from an area unlocks secret features. The PS3 version offers 720p high definition graphics.
The windows version is currently only available as a Limited Edition. Only 3,000 units exist of this version and besides the game it also includes:
- Serial numbered Certificate of Purchase
- Official Soundtrack by Rafael Dyll including two previously unreleased tracks
- Hardcover "Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer - Tactical Reference Book" with detailed information about each ship, enemy, weapon and item the player will encounter
- "Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer" -- PS3 Title
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The Press Says
|Gamer 2.0||PlayStation 3||Feb 16, 2008||8.2 out of 10||82|
|IGN||PlayStation 3||Dec 15, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Gamernode||Windows||Jan 11, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Futuregamez.net||PlayStation 3||Jan 11, 2009||79 out of 100||79|
|Defunct Games||Windows||Jan 08, 2008||77 out of 100||77|
|Play Magazine||Windows||2007||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Thunderbolt Games||PlayStation 3||Dec 29, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Worth Playing||PlayStation 3||Dec 22, 2008||7 out of 10||70|
|Gamekult||PlayStation 3||Dec 23, 2008||6 out of 10||60|
|Gaming Age||PlayStation 3||Dec 22, 2008||C+||58|
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Related Web Sites
- Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer -- The Official Website.