At the Nintendo Media Summit held in San Francisco today, Nintendo announced the official release date for Sun & Punishment 2, which had previously only been given a vague Q1 2010 release window. Sin & Punishment 2 is the sequel to the original game, which up Japan-only until its re-release in 2007 on the Wii's Virtual Console. The original version was released back in 2000 on the Nintendo 64.
Sin & Punishment 2 will be released on June 7, 2010 in North America. The game will also receive a new name: Sin & Punishment: Star Successor.
The original game was regarded as one of Treasure's (the developer of both games) best titles, and was well-received by members of the press and gamers alike. For fans of the series, this is good news indeed.