Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is a 2007 scrolling shooter video game developed by SideQuest Studios and published by eastasiasoft. The game was initially released physically for Microsoft Windows on December 14, 2007, before coming to the PlayStation 3 via the PlayStation Network on December 4, 2008.
Söldner-X is a traditional 2D shoot ’em up game with parallax scrolling, 720p high-definition graphics, weather effects and a rich weapon upgrade system.
The title of the game is Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer, a German expression.
- Söldner-X translates as Mercenary-X.
- Himmelsstürmer – Someone who’s set to defy the impossible, easily overcoming true-life obstacles. Literally, Himmelsstürmer would mean “somebody who attacks/conquers the sky, alternatively “storms into the sky”. An accepted translation of Himmelsstürmer is “Romantic Idealist”.
- Official website
[..]The tenth and final prototype of the ship is handed to the pilot. It’s name:
“Söldner-X”. Should the pilot succeed, a name that shall live on in the memories of man forever to come.
And so the battle begins[…]
Also the intro music and OST are damn brilliant !