Media Alert

11 May, 2012: Acclaimed video games publisher Rising Star Games is pleased to announce Akai Katana is out now in Europe. Developed by CAVE, Akai Katana blends frenetic action with intense, frenzied battles to produce the stand out arcade shooter of the summer.

Akai Katana players will experience all the action in jaw dropping high definition, including the meticulously converted arcade version. For those looking for the ultimate arcade experience, the original 4:3 mode is also available for those craving authenticity.

For newcomers to the genre, Rising Star Games has commissioned a series of videos created by an arcade shooter expert. For everything you’ll need to know to take on any challenger, head over to now to learn from the best.

For more information on all RSG titles, please visit the official site:

Akai Katana will be shipping in North America on 15 May 2012.

About Rising Star Games

Rising Star Games Limited is a video games publisher for Microsoft Xbox 360®, Nintendo 3DS™, DS™ and Wii™, Sony PlayStation3® and PSP™. A joint venture between Japanese video game publisher and content developer Intergrow Inc and long standing Nintendo Nordic distributor Bergsala AB, Rising Star Games is now in its eighth year of trading and has published close to 100 games. Primarily a publisher for PAL territories, Rising Star Games has recently expanded into the North American market, bringing its unique knowledge and consumer-focussed skills to a larger Western audience. For more information please visit






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