LEICESTER, MAY 5th– SouthPeak Games has today released a‘kill reel’ trailer for World War Two stealth action title, Velvet Assassin . Scheduled for release on May 8th in the UK for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC, Velvet Assassin chronicles the struggle of Violette Summer, a British spy behind enemy lines disrupting the Nazi war effort.
British gamers interested in discovering more about Violette’s troubled past should make sure they pick up a copy of Velvet Assassin from their local Gamestation, to receive an extremely limited-edition digital graphic novel. Penned by Aeon Flux creator and world-famous artist Peter Chung, the comic details Violette’s early years and how she became a part of the war effort. The graphic novel is exclusively available in Ireland at GameStop.
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.
Velvet Assassin will be available on Xbox 360 for the suggested retail price of£39.99, and£29.99 for Windows PC. Velvet Assassin is rated 15+ by the BBFC.
For more information please contact:
European PR Manager
Tel: +44 (0)203 176 0417
Keiron Fraser/Sally Robinson/Martyn Abbott
Chaloner Associates Ltd
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Mob +44 (0) 771 517 1788
About SouthPeak Games
SouthPeak Interactive Corporation develops and publishes interactive entertainment softwarefor 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.
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