Söldner-X: Himmelsstürmer is a 2d horizontal shooter set in the future. Earth's resistance forces are attempting to fight off an infection that is consuming life forms and technology. A bounty hunter is used to pilot a prototype ship as earth's last hope.
The game uses a weapon upgrade system that has the player using each of his available weapons a certain amount to fill a gauge at the bottom of the screen, once the player reaches a certain point he or she switches weapons and a power-up will float on screen for he player to pick up.
The game has 12 levels set across 4 different locations. The graphics are superb and the game has many secrets to find and unlock.