Super Black Bass 3D “The Legend Returns” Trailer released

April 2nd, one of the most prolific fishing franchises of all time will make its way to the Nintendo 3DS. Rising Star Games has decided to cast out a new trailer to see if they can chum the waters a bit for the newest Super Black Bass 3D.  The video shows off some some of the fish you can catch, some underwater bass action, realistic climates, equipment upgrading, and more. Super Black Bass 3D Key...

Super Black Bass 3D Gets A Release Date

Video game publisher Rising Star Games announced today that Super Black Bass 3D will be landing on the 3DS platform on April 2, 2013 across North America. The Black Bass franchise has 16 releases across 7 different platforms and their newest entry will bring it to the Nintendo 3DS as well.  Super Black Bass 3D will feature a host of new features and gameplay modes that are exclusive to the 3DS pla...

Virtue’s Last Reward sees Australian and New Zealand Release

Following the success of Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Rising Star Games has released Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward to Australia and New Zealand. Rising Star Games took a risk by localising Virtue’s Last Reward’s predecessor to America, but fortunately it was met with great success. Now the crime and text-based adventure game can be experienced outside of the US, with...

Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition coming to North America this Fall

If you had to list a few shoot-em up styled games that you thought would be coming to North America then I bet Under Defeat probably wouldn’t have been one of them. In fact, some of you may never even have heard about the title before, but you have now. Today Rising Star Games revealed that they will be bringing over Under Defeat to North America in HD. Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition is mea...

Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns hits UK today

Rising Star Games’ crop is ready; Harvest Moon: The Tale of Towns is available from today in the UK and France, with a German launch soon to follow sometime in August. It launches on both Nintendo DS and 3DS, portraying a plucky young farmer who has arrived in the area to learn of a rift between the two neighbouring towns. Choose either the Western-style town of Bluebell, specializing in rea...

Aksys Games to distribute on behalf of Rising Star Games in US

European-based publisher Rising Star Games has announced that Aksys Games, a North American interactive entertainment software publisher, will exclusively distribute the company’s complete 2012 North American line-up. The first game of the collaboration will be Akai Katana, a side-scrolling bullet hell adventure for the Xbox 360 that will be Rising Star Games’ first US title. Akai Kata...

Teaser trailer released for Akai Katana

Though largely unknown by North American gamers, Rising Star Games has been on the scene in Europe and other PAL regions for quite some time. Now the company has put down roots in North America and the very first game that they are bringing to everyone is a bullet hell shooter from the masters of the genre, Cave. Below you can see the teaser trailer for Akai Katana which is currently set to be rel...

Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia Review

Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia Developer: Cerasus Media Publisher: Rising Star Games Platform: Nintendo DS Genre: Puzzle Release Date: Out Now Overview: Rising Star Games are back with another game in their ‘Cradle of…’ puzzle franchise. This time we’re in ancient Persia, with Persian themed buildings and resources as you match-3 to develop a Persian colony on your Nintendo DS. As well as being pa...

BIT.TRIP COMPLETE & BIT.TRIP SAGA out now in Europe

Rising Star Games today released BIT.TRIP COMPLETE for Nintendo Wii and BIT.TRIP SAGA for 3DS. The retro-styled, musical games by Gaijin Games span a range of genres but were previously only available as downloads on WiiWare. Now you can take the collection home with you. It’s the first time a collection of these  titles has appeared in Europe, taking gamers on CommanderVideo’s quest for the...

Rising Star Games puts down roots in North America with Phil Robinson as VP of Operations

For many years a company in the United Kingdom has been publishing plenty of titles for plenty of different platforms. However this company has never stepped foot in North America until now as they have established a headquarters in California. Could they be a rising star in the gaming industry? Well… that was a bad pun. Moving on! Rising Star Games now has a base of operations in the United...

Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia releasing March 9th

Rising Star Games has announced that the latest game in their popular match-3 ‘Cradle of…’ series will be arriving on the 9th March, 2012. Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia will bring more match-3 puzzling exclusively to Nintendo DS, with key features including: -7 historical epochs -Conquer your way through over 100 levels -Build 20 masterpieces of Ancient Persia -Free the Genie fr...

Akai Katana to be released in North America through new Rising Star U.S. branch

In what can be seen as surprising, but very welcome news, Rising Star Games has announced this morning that they are opening up a new U.S. Headquarters based in California. They also have revealed that their first release will be the Cave made shoot-em-up Akai Katana. As far as release date goes, they revealed that they are aiming for a simultaneous release for the Xbox 360 in North America in Eur...

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