SouthPeak Announces NY Comic Con Details



February 2, 2009



 



SOUTHPEAK UNVEILS X-BLADES,
VELVET ASSASSIN, AND ROOGOO TITLES AT NEW YORK COMIC CON



 



Exclusive Demos, Trailers,
Tournaments and More Planned



 


SouthPeak Games today announced its plans for the
New York Comic Con show on February 6-8, 2009. Located at Booth 1349,
SouthPeak will display some of their upcoming 2009 titles with both hands-on
demos and producer-led demonstrations, along with special trailers featuring
never before seen game footage.


 


Several members from the anime-inspired
X-Blades
development team will
be present, along with Melinda Cohen, the model and in-game voice talent for
Violette Summer in Velvet Assassin.
Ninjatown
creator Shawn Smith will have a signing session on
Saturday from 2-3pm. In addition to an early look at the sci-fi FPS
Section 8,
Comic Con will also
mark the first time that the new Roogoo
titles –
Roogoo
Twisted Towers
for Wii™ and
Roogoo Attack!
for Nintendo DS™
– will be on public display. SouthPeak is also coordinating an
X-Blades
tournament at the show
where players will compete to win a rare figurine of Ayumi, the heroine from
the game.


 


“We’re very excited to be attending the New York
Comic Con again this year,” said Melanie Mroz, CEO of SouthPeak Games. “It
gives us a chance to let fans see and experience some of our hottest 2009
titles well before they are scheduled to hit store shelves.”


 


The following is a list of titles that will be at
the show:



 



X-Blades

(Xbox 360®  video game and entertainment
system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system &
Windows-Based PC – February 2009)


Ayumi, the main character, is an adventurous
relic hunter in search of an artifact believed to hold the fate of the world
in its grasp. Featuring anime noir, film-quality animation and high-speed
gameplay, players can upgrade magic abilities to fight off elemental beasts
and design their own control scheme, mapping magic attacks to the buttons
they want.  X-Blades is being developed by Gaijin Entertainment and TopWare
Interactive. 


 



Roogoo Attack! (Nintendo DS™ –
Spring 2009)

Based on the critically acclaimed
Xbox LIVE® Arcade for
Xbox 360
game and developed by SpiderMonk Entertainment, players help
the Roogoo by guiding colorful meteors through rotating platforms in an
effort to stop the evil Meemoos from draining their planets energy. Roogoo
on Nintendo DS boasts the same 3D gameplay as its console counterpart
utilizing both screens along with over 100 levels, new backgrounds and
unique puzzle shapes exclusive to DS. New gameplay features include
skydiving, unique item stacking modes, and both single and multi-card play.
Multiplayer includes six different attacks to combat your opponents.  Owners
of both the Wii and DS versions will have access to extra gameplay modes as
well as additional unlockable levels. 



 



Roogoo Twisted Towers! (Wii™ –
Spring 2009)


Utilizing unique motion-sensitive Wii controls,
players can rotate platforms, net butterflies, hammer evil Meemoo, and play
in entirely new ways. Take on giant level bosses, fighter planes, and many
new gameplay twists that builds upon the addicting action found in the
original. Up to four players can play that feature adversarial, cooperative
and party play modes.


 



Velvet Assassin (Xbox 360 &
Windows-Based PC – Spring 2009)

Developed by
Hamburg, Germany-based Replay Studios, players take control of Violette
Summer, a beautiful spy deep behind enemy lines during World War II. Intense
stealth-action gameplay with a startling real-time lighting system and
surreal visuals combine to produce an incredible gaming experience. Through
third-person gameplay, sneak up on enemies and pull the pins from their
belted grenades. Infiltrate a Gestapo prison and slip cyanide to your own
men before the Germans make them talk. Slink through the shadows to finish
off your unsuspecting enemies with a single, silent move.

 



Section 8™ (Xbox 360 &
Windows-Based PC – Fall 2009)


Section 8™

is a large-scale, sci-fi first person shooter where fast-paced action meets
military strategy in the far reaches of the galaxy. Join the epic battle
between the 8th Armored Infantry and the Arm of Orion by taking part in
fierce squad-based combat across majestic alien worlds. With customized
loadouts, on-demand vehicle requisitions, strategic asset deliveries, and
Dynamic Combat Missions, no two games of
Section 8
will ever play the
same.