RISING STAR ASCENDS WITH HUDSON SOFT

Luton, United Kingdom - Rising Star Games today announced a co-publishing agreement with legendary Japanese game developer and publisher, Hudson Soft, which will initially cover seven titles across Sony PSP, Nintendo DS and Wii formats for release between September 2007 and March 2008.

The signing of Hudson Soft is a major coup for the UK publisher, further establishing Rising Star Games as a major player in the European console publishing market as well as bringing the firm’s first Nintendo Wii title to market in early 2008.

“This is a significant partnership for Rising Star Games and a further endorsement that the values and business plan of the company are spot on; we are delighted,” commented Mr Martin Defries, Managing Director&C.O.O. Rising Star Games.“The line up from Hudson is fantastic and we are honoured to be part of the reintroduction of Hudson to Europe along with the games it brings.”

“We are very happy to have the opportunity to work with Rising Star Games,” commented Mrs. Hiromi Tomisawa, Head of Europe Business, Global Business Division, Hudson Soft Co. Ltd.“They are an experienced hand at managing the very best in Japanese games for release in Europe and have a dynamism that matches our goal to return the Hudson brand to Europe once again. We have an exciting multiformat line up of titles and look forward to this partnership building.”


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.