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Rising Star Games Unveils 2012 Lineup

by Rainier on Jan. 19, 2012 @ 8:49 p.m. PST

UK based video games publisher Rising Star Games  announced that it will increase emphasis on Nintendo 3DS products for 2012, ramping up the number of titles it plans to publish throughout the calendar year.

With five products scheduled for launch on Nintendo 3DS in the first six months alone, Rising Star will lead the pack in one of the highest growth formats, with titles ranging from retro arcade gem Bit.Trip Saga, to mind-melting adventure puzzle game Shifting World.

Complementing its drive for success on Nintendo 3DS, Rising Star Games will expand its portfolio further in 2012 with the release of BIT.TRIP COMPLETE for the Wii, Cradle of Persia, Tofu Collection and Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns for Nintendo DS, Way of the Samurai 4 for the PlayStation®3 (PS3®), Rune Factory Oceans for PS3 and the highly anticipated Akai Katana for Xbox 360.

“We’re huge fans of the Nintendo 3DS, the freedom it affords developers, and the unmatched fun it brings to the world of gamers. We’ve searched the world over to find some of the most compelling products which showcase the 3DS and the unique experiences it can offer,” commented Martin Defries, managing director, Rising Star Games.  “2012 will be a big year for us, with some of the most enjoyable games across five formats and as many genres – we’re going to start the New Year running, catch us if you can!”

Rising Star Games 2012 Nintendo 3DS line-up includes:

  • Bit.Trip Saga – Retro rhythm action monster where you help CommanderVideo complete his mission and return home.
  • Super Black Bass 3D – The seminal fishing game returns with a vengeance, using the latest technology to create the biggest and best fishing simulator to-date.
  • Cradle of Rome 2 – Beat the puzzles to create your own Roman Empire
  • Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns – Farm your way to glory to re-unite two rival towns.
  • Shifting World – Invert the world at will to beat the levels.
Q1 2012
  • Bit.Trip Complete (Wii)
  • Bit.Trip Saga (3DS)
  • Cradle of Persia (DS)
Q2 2012  
  • Super Black Bass 3D (3DS)
  • Cradle of Rome 2 (3DS)
  • Akai Katana (360)
  • Tofu Collection (DS)
  • Rune Factory Oceans (PS3)
  • Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (DS/3DS)
  • Shifting World (3DS)
  • Way of the Samurai 4 (PS3)
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