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Söldner-X trailer full of shmup goodness

Up to this point, all we've seen of Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer were screenshots, but thankfully, developer Side Quest Studios has released a great gameplay trailer of the upcoming PlayStation Network downloadable game. While it doesn't seem like Söldner-X will stray too far away from the tried and true shmup recipe for success, everything we've seen from the game just looks so darn good.

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1. Hm so Söldner-X is the same as the PS1 game Einhänder then? I _loved_ that one, best shoot'em up ever. This does indeed look very similar, I'll get it.

Posted at 12:07PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Broken Haiku

2. Hmm, I'm not that impressed, I've played Gigawing on the the neogeo emulator and that whoops this one's ass. Ok Gigawain is a vertical scroller, but the gametype is the same.

Explosions look amazing in Gigawing, but look pants in this.

Posted at 12:56PM on Oct 7th 2007 by finelicker

3. Nobody said anything about the music? Hot damn, if that music goes with the actual game, put me down for a dozen downloads. These games always make my mouth water, and the music is totally reminiscent of the Genesis game Sub-Terrania, which was also totally bitchin', if a gravity simulator.

Posted at 1:01PM on Oct 7th 2007 by ndoerr

4. you can tell theyve had a slow news weekend :P

Posted at 1:11PM on Oct 7th 2007 by calvin

5. Isn't this teh Playasia one?

Posted at 1:21PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Emophia

6. oh my. just soiled myself. its about time for some awesome classic sidescrolling action.

Posted at 1:28PM on Oct 7th 2007 by abe

7. Its about time Sony embraced classic genres not every game has to be a revolution. On a format lacking big software releases simple fun can be the perfect tonic. The PSN is sorely neglected.

Posted at 1:44PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Sammy

8. PS: are not all weekends slow for news? It is a horrible time of the week to be a gamer :/

All the big sites take a two day break.

Posted at 1:45PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Sammy

9. are you guys crazy? this is a great title to have on the PSN...a nice arcade styled shooter..i love playing games like this. they're so much fun to just pick up and play..

Posted at 2:36PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Dante

10. I think this looks great, and it's exactly the sort of thing I want on the PSN. Also looking forward to Everyday Shooter. Hopefully these two will be released soon.

Posted at 3:01PM on Oct 7th 2007 by signupsgohere

11. Weekend is time to game. Week days are for browsing gamesites under the boss' time.

Posted at 4:23PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Egster

12. Awesome. R-Type based games rock. This looks brilliant.

Posted at 7:56PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Tim

13. Gotta love the PSN, we get original new (experimental) titles once in awhile. This looks like a winner to me. I miss Einhander.

Posted at 10:25PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Popfrogs

14. I'm not sure how Söldner-X makes makes it a slow news weekend... this is a game i'm very much looking forward to.

Posted at 11:37PM on Oct 7th 2007 by Thenox

15. @18 hell no, maplestory is one of the worse korean mmos i've ever played. But then again, many koraen mmos suck because the amount of grinding needed to level up, which detracts from fun. And no, no free online mmos cuz the developers are not gona get paid that way.

Posted at 12:43AM on Oct 8th 2007 by HellGuard99

16. I need Einhander 2... Square!! Make us Einhander 2!

Posted at 2:09AM on Oct 8th 2007 by BlackFox5

17. Man, that looks fantastic. Can't even imagine how cool that would be at 1080p... classic gaming with fantastic new graphics. I love it.

Posted at 8:54AM on Oct 8th 2007 by Nate

18. Looks like a good game for remote play on your PSP also!!!

Posted at 9:48AM on Oct 8th 2007 by bruterules

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