Rate Söldner-X 2 on the PlayStation Store

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

With the latest PS3 firmware 3.40 you are now able to rate all purchases you have made on the PlayStation Store. If you have purchased Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype, Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer or any other related product from eastasiasoft in the past, we'd like to encourage you to log on to the PlayStation Store and submit your rating for our products.

Help us to make our products stand out and let other users benefit from it. For more details, visit this official PlayStation blog post.

Still missing secret keys & trophies?

Thursday, June 24, 2010

If you are still missing secret keys to unlock one of the hidden stages, need help with one or another challenge or are looking for an overall trophy guide, then we'd recommend you to visit this guide.

The guide also contains lots of YouTube links, which can be very helpful, especially for locating one of the harder to find secret keys. If you need further assistance, then our forums are the right place to be.

Media recap #2: One sexy looking game

Monday, June 14, 2010

It's been a real pleasure for us reading through all the positive press that Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype has been receiving during the last couple of weeks. We have stumbled across more than 40 different online reviews. If you are still hesitant whether or not Söldner-X 2 is worth its price, then worry no more. Following our post from earlier this month, here's another quick media recap.

Reviews (English):

Impulsegamer - Score: 9.5/10 (Editor's Choice)
"Mind blowing levels with abundant enemy fire to dodge keeps players on the edge of their seat."

ConsoleCreatures - Score: 9/10
"For a taste of real, old-school nostalgia with all the right modern twists, look no further..."

Co-Optimus - Score: 4.5/5
"...everything just seems to fit this game perfectly."

NZGamer - Score: 8.5/10
"This is every bit worthy of a place in any discerning Shmup gamer's collection."

Rotorob - Score: 4.25/5
"a great value even for those that would normally steer clear of a “shmup.”"

kombo.com - Score: 8/10
"offers an extremely polished (...) experience that can be enjoyed by even casual 2D shooter fans."

Thunderbolt - Score: 8/10
"it's a brilliant little spitfire of a game, and one of the PSN's best exclusive titles"

GameXplain - Score: 5/5
"SX2 is one sexy looking game and a great HD experience"

Continue reading further reviews, after the break.

Söldner-X 2 out in Korea today!

Thursday, June 10, 2010

If you are living in Korea (South Korea to be more specific), then make sure to log on to your PlayStation®Store and grab Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype today, which is available as of now!

"Söldner-X 2 is an absolute blast"

Friday, June 4, 2010

It's about 10 days into release, time for us to check out the latest Söldner-X: Final Prototype reviews and media coverage. We've been off to a great start last week, scoring 8.5 points at IGN's review and are amazed to see a lot of further brilliant reviews that came in.

Following is an excerpt of some major reviews we came across so far. We anticipate additional reviews to be up over the next few days. If you found other articles (web or print) or are working for the press and would like to cover Söldner-X 2, then get in touch with us.

Reviews (English):

ZTGD - Score: 9.5/10
"This is truly the HD era for neo-retro games and it never looked better. "
"Soldner X2 to be one of my favorite horizontal shooters ever made."


PlayStation LifeStyle - Scrore: 9/10
"Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype is an absolute blast"

VideogameUK - Score: 9/10
"good contender for the best downloadable game on the PSN this year."

IGN - Score: 8.5/10
"the most notable aspect of Soldner-X 2 is that it's gorgeous."

PSXExtreme - Score: 8.4/10
"a beautifully composed and ceaselessly entertaining shooter"

Continue reading further reviews, after the break.

Week #1 recap: Who is leading the pack?

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Here's a quick recap of what has happened during the first week (between May 25th until now):

Total scores uploaded:18,867
Current high score:075.664.090 (CrushPunch)
Number of space rogues:3
Highest player level:21 (BorderDown, Yogie84, netrot)
Most scores uploaded:101 (AlgoTomar)
Most enemies killed:78275 (BorderDown)
Total enemies killed:19,570,185
Total chain rings collected:41,263,102
Total secret keys collected:141,598
Total extras collected:2,377,382
Ship stats:Mexxus II: 51%, Thor: 45%, Ship 3: 4%

Congratulations to all of you guys. There's currently a great battle at the top of the leaderboards with CrushPunch leading the pack (with a score of 075.664.090), shortly followed by Zafro (071.362.246). Other outstanding performers have been alucard585 (062.522.652), Postmanjr (058.441.515), Hsanrb (057.490.523) and Delci for being most active and helpful on our forums. :)

Don't forget, you can find detailed online high score ranking stats on soldner-x.com. If you have suggestions regarding our online rankings or simply like to chat with fellow Soldner-X gamers, then make sure to visit and join our forums.

Note: All stats are based on uploaded scores only!

SX 1+2 bundle, avatars & SX1 price drop

Today's US PlayStation Store update brings you more Söldner-X goodies. If you have missed out on the first Söldner-X game, there's good reason to add Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer to your collection now at an permanently discounted price of $7.99 (previously $9.99).

In case you are still completely new to the series, you can make an extra saving and purchase both Söldner-X games as an attractive bundle at a price of $17.99 only.

Also new on the US PSN store front this week are five assorted Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype premium avatars at 49 cents each (also available as a set at $1.49) and another free wallpaper download.

The price reduction and bundle will also become available on the European PlayStation Store in the near future.

Söldner-X 2 now available in Asia

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Just a week after the US & European launch, we are pleased to inform gamers in Asia that Söldner-X 2: Final Prototype is now available on their local PlayStation®Store in the following countries:

  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia
  • Indonesia
The game is further expected to launch in South Korea in a few weeks time.