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Playing the PSN exclusive Rainbow Moon evokes an unusual sort of frustration: it's a victim of wasted potential. This kind of game does a lot of things right, features some neat ideas and fun play elements, but is crippled by one or two major problems – problems so significant that they drag...

August 2nd 2012 at 3:40pm 0 Comments
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Developer Sidequest Studios and publisher Eastasiasoft are following the Soldner-X shooter series with the PS3 downloadable role-playing game, Rainbow Moon. It's about a man cursed and transported to the title location, which is also host to a dimensional gate out of which monsters are continually...

June 18th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Besides being chock full of explosions, meteors and a charmingly tiny boat, this latest trailer for Rainbow Moon also demonstrates the isometric PSN-exclusive RPG's various systems, which as we all know are the most important parts of any RPG. Well, at least as important as the inclusion of a tiny...

May 4th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Known for developing the tongue-twistingly titled shooter Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer, SideQuest Studios is hard at work on its next IP for release on PlayStation Network. Rainbow Moon is an isometric view strategy RPG in a fantasy setting, currently scheduled to hit in Q4 2011 according...

March 11th 2011 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that shmup fans love inflicting pain on themselves. That's why they'll undoubtedly love the news that the upcoming PSN-exclusive shooter Soldner-X 2 will feature a new "Challenge" mode -- as if the game wasn't going to be challenging enough! In this new mode, players will have to com...

February 17th 2010 at 5:16pm 0 Comments
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Eastasiasoft, the publishing branch of import retailer Play-Asia, released its first PC game in late 2007, a horizontal shooter called Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer. It came out on PSN a year later. The company has just announced its second game, this time exclusively for the PS3's PlayStation...

September 14th 2009 at 10:08am 0 Comments
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We bet some of you were hoping tomorrow's PSN releases will bring with it the side-scroller Soldner-X: Himmelsstürmer. Sorry to burst your collective bubble, because according to EastAsiaSoft's forums, it's been delayed ... again. The new release date will be "late November." You guys might re...

October 29th 2008 at 4:45pm 0 Comments

With a name like Soldner-X: Himmelsstürmer, it's got to be German. If there was any further doubt, the droning synth and drum machine soundtrack settles it. Yep, this PSN shooter, complete with Ye Olde School side-scrolling and – as the trailer boldly promises – the ability to "u...

September 9th 2008 at 1:00am 0 Comments

Download to PSP We haven't heard from Soldner-X: Himmelsstürmer since last year, but now developer SideQuest Studios is letting us know the horizontally-scrolling shooter is on its way to the PLAYSTATION Network this October. Soldner-X puts you in the shoes of "an anti-hero mercenary and bo...

September 8th 2008 at 10:45am 0 Comments