Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Rising Star Games

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut welcomes you to Greenvale

Rising Star Games has released a new trailer, titled Welcome to Greenvale, for the upcoming PS3 re-release of Access Games’ Deadly Premonition. The Director’s Cut will feature a new scenario designed by game director Swery, upgraded visuals, refined controls, support for future DLC, and other tweaks.

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PlayStation 3 News

Official site launch – Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut

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Ignition has launched the official site for the upcoming Director’s Cut re-release of Deadly Premonition. The surreal survival-horror-thriller-procedural-spoof thing will be bringing its Twin Peaks-esque investigative wilds to the PS3 next month. The new version will include various gameplay tweaks, a new scenario, updated graphics, and improved controls, as well as all of the weird demons, strange townsfolk, bizarre inner voices, and inane coffee references that’s made it a cult classic for the 360.

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PlayStation 3 News

Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut announced for PS3

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Things are about to get weird(er). Rising Star Games plans to send Special Agent Francis York Morgan back into the field next year in Deadly Premonition: The Director’s Cut for PS3. The update to the 2010 surreal psychological horror title will feature updated visuals, “reworked” controls, a new scenario from game director Swery, and support for upcoming downloadable content. Formerly a 360 exclusive, PS3 gamers will finally get a chance to experience the most Twin Peaks-ish game on the market.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition trailer flaunts hot helicopter action

Rising Star Games has revealed the first trailer for G.rev’s Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition, the Dreamcast shooter gussied up and re-released for PS3. The new version features enhanced graphics, new upgrades, a 16:9 mode, and all DLC and patches to date. There are also some non-game extras, including a digital art book, soundtrack, and letter from G. rev’s CEO.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News

Akai Katana unleashes (bullet) hell on Live Games on Demand

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Xbox Live Games on Demand just got a bit shump-ier today with the launch of Akai Katana. The Rising Star Games-published, Cave-developed shooter features three modes, local co-op play, leaderboard support, and new settings. The Games on Demand version is going for a cool $24.99.

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Xbox 360 News

Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition coming to PS3 this fall

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Rising Star Games is following up the fantastic shooter Akai Katana (review) with a new version of a cult classic, Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition. The G.rev-developed shooter, originally released for the Sega Dreamcast back in 2006, will be a PS3 exclusive and available in retail and through PSN.

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PlayStation 3 News

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission gets free episodic prequel, Recruits

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission (360, PC) Recruits Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new promotion has launched for Rising Star Games and Bohemia Interactive’s upcoming action-strategy title, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. Beginning today, players can try their hand at the first of four mini-games from Command: Recruits, an episodic series that serves as a prelude to Carrier Command. Set shortly before the events in Gaea Mission, Recruits features an overarching storyline that reveals more of the Carrier Command universe as players solve puzzles as an UEC Technical Analyst. The first episode, Head Hunting, details the UEC’s recruiting program.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission announced for 360, PC

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission (360, PC) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Arma developer Bohemia Interactive has teamed up with publisher Rising Star Games for their latest 360, PC action-strategy title, Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. Due to hit store shelves this fall, the latest Carrier Command is an update of the 1988 original. Gaea Mission will mix strategy with first- and third-person action as players pilot and upgrade several different vehicles in their struggle to conquer a network of 30 islands.

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PC News, Xbox 360 News

Cradle of Rome 2 now available for 3DS, DS

Cradle of Rome 2 (3DS, DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rising Star Games has released their second title in North America, the 3DS and DS match-three puzzler Cradle of Rome 2. The Cerasus Media-developed sequel includes 100 new levels, construction mini-games, seven ages, and for the 3DS, hi-res artwork and fully interactive 3D board.

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3DS, DS News

(Xbox 360 Review) Akai Katana

(Xbox 360 Review) Akai Katana

“…the incentive to learn and improve continues long after the campaign.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews