Rare has confirmed that the Perfect Dark remake for Xbox LIVE Arcade will be released in early 2010.

"Can now confirm early 2010 release which is still 'winter', stop moaning," Twittered Rare.

According to our knowledge of seasons, 'winter' runs December through February, so when Rare says early 2010 they mean it.

See how the game is shaping up by checking out a host of new screens.