RISING STAR GAMES RELEASES NEW GAMEPLAY TRAILER FOR SHMUP ACTION TITLE AKAI KATANA

Rising Star Games Inc. today released an all-new trailer highlighting the action-packed gameplay of upcoming shmup (shoot 'em up) arcade game Akai Katana . Releasing later this spring exclusively for Xbox 360®, Akai Katana puts the sword in players' hands as they take on a tyrannical empire of bloodshed to restore peace and order to the world they once knew. Akai Katana combines the adrenaline-filled gameplay of today's bullet hell genre with the spirit of adventure offered through a true side-scrolling experience.

Akai Katana features include:

  • Gorgeous hand-drawn artwork
  • Full HD 16:9 support
  • Three modes of gameplay
    • Origin (Arcade)
    • Slash
    • Climax
  • Fully animated UI
  • Original Arcade settings (optional) for an authentic experience
  • Online leaderboards and replays
  • Local two-player co-op
  • Frantic 'bullet hell' action

Developed by CAVE Interactive and published by Rising Star Games, Akai Katana for Xbox 360 will be coming to North American shelves this spring.

For press assets and further information, visit:

http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=1277.

About Katai Katana

The story of Akai Katana is set in a parallel world resembling Japan's Taisho period, where the people have discovered the powerful Blood Swords. Requiring human sacrifices to unleash their immense destructive power, these swords have been used by the empire to crush neighboring countries. However, all the bloodshed and power gained through sacrificing close family members has made some of the swordsmen think twice. With new fighter planes and the powered up swords at their disposal, this small band of rebels now fight back against the tyrannical empire.

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, N o More Heroes and THE 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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