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Under Defeat's Maruyama on shmup stagnation

G.Rev's Under Defeat was already part of a "new generation" of shooters when it was released in arcades in 2005 and on Dreamcast in 2006 – at least, compared with what most people would think of as the "golden age" for the genre in the late '80s and early '90s. And now, six years later, Under...

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Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut foretold for March

The Q1 release window originally given to Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut has been narrowed down to March 2013. The open-world horror, action, mystery, etc. game will have "reworked" controls for its combat, a new scenario designed by creator SWERY, and will support additional downloadable...

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Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut arrives on PS3 in Q1 2013 [update: Move confirmed]

Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut is pulling into PlayStation 3 in the first quarter of 2013 for North America and Europe, Rising Star Games announced. The enhanced re-release includes new content, and will receive new downloadable content. It also features a high definition face-lift and...

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Under Defeat HD drops price to $30, retail version full of extras

Under Defeat, a vertical shooter by G.Rev, was originally an arcade game, and then it saw home release on the Dreamcast in Japan – in 2006, long after the Dreamcast's natural lifespan had ended. Under Defeat returns this fall in high definition, on the PS3, a platform that is currently being...

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Arma dev's Carrier Command ships out to North America on Oct. 2

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission will make its way to North American shores this October 2, Rising Star Games has announced. Developed by Bohemia Interactive, the studio behind the Arma series (and now the standalone version of DayZ), Carrier Command will be available on both Xbox 360 and PC. Based...

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Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition marches to PS3 and PSN this fall

Under Defeat is the latest game to get the HD treatment, re-launching courtesy of Rising Star Games, both as a retail PS3 game and PSN download, this fall for $39.99. Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition not only sports the usual visual polish that comes with slapping HD on the title, but also a new...

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Harvest Moon creator working on new IP 'Project Happiness' for Natsume

Talking to us at GDC about his new company Toybox, Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada hinted at upcoming announcements for E3. Today, Natsume revealed that Toybox will develop a new IP codenamed "Project Happiness," with Natsume publishing the unknown game in North America and Rising Star Games...

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Rising Star and Aksys partner for American distribution

Rising Star Games will have help in its mission to release Japanese games in North America, coming from another company with a similar focus: Aksys Games. Aksys announced that it will handle distribution duties for Rising Star's 2012 lineup, which currently consists of the Cave shooter Akai Katana...

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Akai Katana trailer is a whirlwind of introduction

This trailer for Akai Katana goes by pretty quickly and can be intensely confusing, so consider it practice for the real game. This crazy shooter from Cave is coming to Xbox 360 in Europe and North America thanks to Rising Star Games, who has been publishing niche Japanese stuff in PAL territories...

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Rising Star Games to bring JP titles to US, starting with Akai Katana

Rising Star Games, UK publisher of Japanese franchises such as Harvest Moon and No More Heroes, is making a foray into US publishing, MCV reports. Rising Star has opened an office in California and plans to release its first title, Cave's Akai Katana, on Xbox 360 in Q2 2012. We've watched with...

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