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Velvet Assassin isn’t that great, say first reviews

The first reviews are in for SouthPeak’s Velvet Assassin, and it looks as though ze Var is over for real-life WWII spy Violette Summer. IGN – 5 GamePro – 2.5/5 Crispy Gamer – “Fry it” Some new shots on Gamershell, if you’re still interested.

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Velvet Assassin headlines

  • Velvet Assassin goes gold, new game shots released

    SouthPeak has announced that Velvet Assassin has gone gold. To get more interest piqued, the publisher sent off a few new shots of the game to Shacknews. Looks decent enough. See for yourself. Should be in stores by April 30 for PC and Xbox 360.

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  • Velvet Assassin vid heavy on the gameplay, reveals giant ass

    Southpeak released a new Velvet Assassin video this morning, showing heaps of stealth-action gameplay from the WWII title, as well as the protagonist’s enormous derriere. It’s after the break. We’re assured the PC and 360 game – based on the life of WWII spy Violette Summer – is coming “soon”. Seriously, just look at that […]

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  • Velvet Assassin out in Europe this spring

    Velvet Assassin will release for European 360s this spring, Southpeak’s confirmed. The game, based on the life of WWII spy Violette Summer, features “intense stealth-action gameplay with a startling real-time lighting system and surreal visuals,” according to a just-issued press release. Sounds fantabulous.

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  • Get Velvet Assassin graphic novel when you pre-order game

    Those who pre-order Southpeak actioner Velvet Assassin through GameStop will receive a 15+ page digital graphic novel as a thank you. Based, as is the game, on the life of WWII spy Violette Szabo, the graphic novel was designed by Peter Chung, the creator and director of Aeon Flux. Chung previously had his hand in […]

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  • Velvet Assassin will retain morphine references

    Southpeak’s confirmed that morphine use will definitely play a part in upcoming WWII actioner Velvet Assassin, despite the fact its inclusion will almost certainly impact sales. Speaking to MTV, marketing manager Aubrey Norris said morphine was “widely used” during the period and it “fits the realism of the game”. Southpeak was preserving the developer’s “artistic […]

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  • No Velvet Assassin for PS3, says Gamecock [updated]

    Speaking to PSU, a Gamecock rep confirmed that the Replay Studios was not going to bring the World War II stealth action title, Velvet Assassin to PlayStation 3. “Unfortunately there will not be a PS3 version of Velvet Assassin,” said the representative. “The reason being that Replay Studios started off as a PC development team, […]

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  • Velvet Assassin moves to Q1 2009

    Gamecock’s Velvet Assassin has moved into the fourth quarter of next year, Eurogamer reports, back from a planned October release. The move will bring the spy-based, WWII action title in line with its US launch, the publisher said today. There’s more through there.

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  • New Velvet Assassin screens and weapon details released

    Gamecock’s put out new shots and weapon details of upcoming WWII spy thing, Velvet Assassin. See the lot on Destructoid. This is starting to look promising, if we’re being honest, following a real-life lady spy behind enemy lines during the War. Have a look.

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  • Sabotage renamed Velvet Assassin

    Gamecock’s Sabotage has received a name-change, and is now called Velvet Assassin. “Rather than a trite, overused, and generic working title like ‘Sabotage,’ ‘Velvet Assassin’ captures the heart of what we’re trying to accomplish,” said Sascha Jungnickel, creative director at developer Replay Studios. “From the start we’ve wanted a game with a strong female lead […]

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