Friday 3rd June 2010: Rising Star Games continues the momentum of a year jam-packed with great releases by adding four titles to its 2010 release schedule. With Pang: Magical Michael, Rune Factory 2, My World My Way and Eldar Saga due for European release this Autumn, Rising Star Games continues to serve up the best in Japanese games.
The release of Pang: Magical Michael on the Nintendo DS, from the legendary studio Mitchell Corp., will mark 21 years since the original game blasted onto the arcade scene. Pang returns with all the addictive gameplay that made it so popular - now on the best selling handheld of all time.
Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon is an epic and engrossing game that perfectly encapsulates the best of the life simulation and RPG genres - considered by fans to be the perfect evolution of the beloved Harvest Moon series.
My World My Way is a humorous take on traditional RPG gameplay, allowing players to change the landscape of play or choose to skip quests that are too troublesome - there's no need to follow the established rules!
Developed exclusively for the Nintendo Wii, Eldar Saga caters for RPG-hungry fans - with an immersive story, great developer heritage, and online cooperative play via the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection Service.
''We've had a great start to 2010,'' says Martin Defries, managing director, Rising Star Games. ''We are looking to build on the momentum we've picked up so far and really make 2010 a landmark year. We've got some great titles coming out on the Nintendo DS and Wii formats, including Rune Factory 2 and Eldar Saga, and I'm particularly excited about introducing a whole new audience to the arcade classic Pang. We also have My World My Way coming out in Autumn, a brilliant twist on the RPG genre, and one which should appeal particularly to girls.''
Rising Star Games Autumn 2010 release schedule so far:
- <*>Pang: Magical Michael (NDS)*> <*>Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon (NDS)*> <*>My World My Way (NDS)*> <*>Eldar Saga (Nintendo Wii)*>
There will be a further announcement of additional titles ahead of E3!
For further information, screenshots and press samples (when available), please contact:
Ali Wood (Premier PR)
Yen Hau (Rising Star Games)
France - Namco Bandai Partners
Germany - Koch Media
Spain - Namco Bandai Partners Iberica
Italy - Cidiverte
Benelux - CLD Distribution
Nordic - Bergsala
Australia - All Interactive Entertainment
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About Rising Star Games
Rising Star Games Limited is a video games publisher for Sony PSP TM , Nintendo DS TM and Wii TM in the PAL territory. A joint venture between Japanese publisher/developer Marvelous Entertainment and long standing Nintendo Nordic distributor Bergsala AB, Rising Star Games is now in its fifth staggeringly successful year of trading and has published more than 50 titles including the worldwide hit series Harvest Moon alongside the renowned renegade Nintendo Wii title, No More Heroes. For more information please go to www.risingstargames.com
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