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3DS headlines Rising Star’s autumn line-up

Rising Star Games will release four titles for Nintendo 3DS in the run-up to Christmas. The UK publisher’s autumn 2012 line-up kicks off in September with cerebral platformer Shifting World, which features a striking black and white art style (pictured). This will be followed by Girls’ Fashion Shoot in October, …

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What’s Out Today? w/e May 11th, 2012

Sci-fi action fans can now pick up Sony’s Starhawk for PS3. The multiplayer-centric shooter is the spiritual successor to 2007 PlayStation hit Warhawk. Players take on the role of a hired gunman and battle for control of planets. The new Build and Battle system allows them to turn the tables …

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Japanese trio headline Rising Star’s summer line-up

Rising Star Games is putting its weight behind three flagship titlesthis summer. Akai Katana?will be Rising Star’s first pan-Atlantic release following the opening of its US arm earlier this year. It will arrive in May, alongside Rune Factory Oceans on PS3. Harvest Moon: A Tale of Two Towns, the franchise’s …

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Former Midway PR boss heads up Rising Star US

Phil Robinson has joined Rising Star Games to take charge of its US arm. He takes on the role of vice president at the newly-formed Rising Star Games Inc, leaving his most recent position as head of comms at Tradewest Games. MCV revealed that the UK publisher was opening a …

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Rising Star ‘won’t abandon retail’

It may have launched a new digital label, but Rising Star has no plans to ditch boxed product. The firm says it is about to announce the first of four new iOS-only games, with the first title due to arrive at Easter, under the publisher’s new Rising Star Games Digital …

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FEATURE: Rising Star and stripes

The UK publisher has kicked off 2012 with the formation of a US office and a new digital label.James Batchelor asks MD Martin Defries what this means for Rising Star Why have you ventured into North America?The reality is there are challenges in the European market where we’ve been publishing …

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Rising Star readies five games for 3DS

Rising Star Games will unleash more than ten releases in the first half of 2012, including a new Harvest Moon. Five of these titles will be released on Nintendo 3DS, such as retro arcade game Bit.Trip Saga in Q1, fishing title Super Black Bass 3D and puzzler Cradle of Rome …

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Rising Star publishes free DoDonPachi strategy guide

There are few gaming experiences as challenging as a Cave shooter in full flow, so publisher Rising Star Games has chosen to give its fanbase a helping hand. Today marks the release of DoDonPachi: Resurrection on Xbox 360 and those wishing to familiarise themselves with the intricate scoring mechanics of …

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Rising Star to publish Akai Katana in Europe

Adventurous publisher Rising Star Games has announced a third Cave shooter for the European market – Akai Katana. The game was originally released on Xbox 360 in Japan in May of this year, though the game was region locked meaning all but the most ardent importers were prevented from playing …

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DoDonPachi gets UK release date

Rising Star Games’ Xbox 360-only 2D shooter DoDonPachi Resurrection will be released in the UK on November 4th, MCV can reveal. It’s the first time the SKU has been released in any territory outside of Japan. MCV also understands that the European SKU will be region free. Included on the …

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