Nanterre, May 12– Nexway, the European leader of digital distribution of software and video games, is happy to announce the availability of SouthPeak’s brand new PC game Velvet Assassin for download across Europe. The game is available from http://velvetassassin.com.
More than just a game launch, Nexway has joined forces with SouthPeak for the digital distribution of SouthPeak’s full catalogue of video games across France, UK, Spain, Germany and Italy, alongside the development of their corporate e-store, as well as their event websites. Velvet Assassin is SouthPeak’s first game to benefit from this partnership.
Developed by Replay Studios, Velvet Assassin is an intense stealth action game where surreal visuals and a haunting narrative combine to produce an incredible gaming experience. Relive the brutal story of Violette Summer, a British spy deep behind enemy lines in the heart of World War II. Slink through the shadows and take out unsuspecting enemies with a single, deathly silent move. Through Violette’s fevered dreams, experience what she experienced. Walk where she walked…and kill who she killed.
"We are pleased to be launching Velvet Assassin in Europe, and we are sure that fans of stealth and WWII games will enjoy this action-packed title. What is more, we are delighted with the SouthPeak deal and cannot wait to release more quality titles," said Philippe Lebot, Key Account Manager, Nexway.
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Nexway is a leading actor of digital e-commerce and a strategic partner of worldwide digital content publishers and international e-commerce portals. It has grown considerably through strong and diversified partnerships with names such as 01net, Dell, Fnac, Orange, Gamestop, Pixmania, VirginMega, ElCorteIngles, Tom’sGuide, Softwareload etc. and key software editors such as Avanquest, Kaspersky, Lavasoft, Mindscape, and Nero but also with video-games publishers such as EA, Ubisoft, THQ, Sega, Atari and Take 2. Nexway acts as a provider of e-commerce turnkey solutions dedicated to e-content publishers and major European Internet players. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge titles to consumers thanks to a wide portfolio of exciting software and video games and enriched thanks to the acquisition of Boonty in January 2009 ( www.boonty.com). Nexway has teams in 12 countries and distributes software and video-games for download in more than 50 countries around the globe. While it reached the million download in 2008, Nexway ranked in the Top 10 of Deloitte Technology’s 2008 Fast 50, and in the Top 100 of EMEA’s Fast 500 of the fastest growing technology companies. To learn more, please visit www.nexway.com
About SouthPeak Games
SouthPeak Interactive Corporation develops and publishes interactive entertainment software for all current hardware platforms including: PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation® Portable) system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Xbox 360® videogame and entertainment system, Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and PC. SouthPeak's games cover all major genres including action/adventure, role playing, racing, puzzle strategy, fighting and combat. SouthPeak's products are sold in retail outlets in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. SouthPeak is headquartered in Midlothian, Virginia, and has offices in Grapevine, Texas and Leicester, England. www.southpeakgames.com
About Replay Studios
Replay Studios is an independent computer and video game developer located in Hamburg, Germany. Founded in 2002, Replay Studios is dedicated to creating original and intuitive high-end games for next-generation consoles and PC. Fully playing off its strength in the fields of creativity, innovation and game design, the philosophy of Replay Studios is to work in medium-size, highly experienced core teams. The big challenge of creating next-generation games imposed by massive content creation and ever growing technical complexity is faced by a successful collaboration with various outsourcing providers and the use of proven middleware in any of their games.