Velvet Assassin Trailer Evokes Disturbing Mental Picture

What was presumably meant to be a sexy and inspiring trailer for Replay Studio's Velvet Assassin instead manages to bring to mind the disturbing image of Sir Winston Churchill in a bloody nightie.

Sir Winston Churchill's famous June 4th, 1940 speech, commonly referred to as "We will fight on the beaches", was one of the defining speeches of the World War II era in which Velvet Assassin takes place. I just can't help thinking they chose the wrong image to coincide with the end of the speech in this trailer. Now I'm going to have the image of a portly British statesman spilling out of vintage women's underwear for the rest of the day. Should make lunch entertaining.


Velvet Assassin is due out next month for the Xbox 360 and Windows PC.

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I liked the premise, but I'd prefer if it were more historically acurate. I dont think Violet Szabo was a Rambo-like mass-murderer, but rather a more controlled assassin.

It would also be nice to cover more aspects of her real life in the story.

Unfortunately, it's probably going to be generic action again.