RISING STAR GAMES' EPIC PUZZLER CRADLE OF ROME 2 COMES TO NORTH AMERICAN RETAILERS

TORRANCE, Calif. -- June 26, 2012 -- Rising Star Games, Inc. today announced that its fan-favorite puzzle game, Cradle of Rome 2, is now available at North American retailers for the Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ systems. The sequel to one of the best-selling match-3 games by Jewel Master, Cradle of Rome 2 brings improved features, graphics and high-quality sound to the incredibly successful series.

Cradle of Rome 2 challenges players to race against time by swapping tiles in an intense match-3 game. As players progress, they must earn enough gold and materials to return Rome to its former glory and ascend to the position of Caesar. Providing simple, yet addictive, gameplay on both the 3DS and DS platforms, Cradle of Rome 2 lets players use their earnings to build houses and magnificent palaces as they develop their small settlements into flourishing empires.

Cradle of Rome 2 features include:

  • 100 all-new levels
  • Mini-games during construction of every new building
  • Unlockable tools to aid progress
  • Rebuilding memorable structures in Roman history
  • Timeline spanning seven historical epochs
  • Redrawn widescreen hi-res artwork (3DS only)
  • Fully interactive 3D game board (3DS only)   
Developed by Cerasus Media and published by Rising Star Games, Cradle of Rome 2 is currently available on the Nintendo 3DS for $29.99 and the Nintendo DS for $19.99. Cradle of Rome 2 is rated "E" for Everyone by the ESRB.

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About Rising Star Games

Rising Star Games is a video games publisher for Microsoft Xbox 360™, Nintendo 3DS™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo Wii™, Sony PlayStation 3™ and Sony PlayStation Portable™. Rising Star Games is now in its eighth year of trading and has published nearly 100 titles. Our portfolio in PAL territories includes popular franchises and original gaming properties such as BIT.TRIP, Harvest Moon, Little King's Story, No More Heroes and T HE KING OF FIGHTERS XIII. In January 2012, Rising Star Games opened an operation in California, USA, which will publish titles for the American and Canadian markets, bringing decades of combined experience, unique knowledge and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment to a larger Western audience.

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