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News: Rising Star Confirms European Release of No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

Rising Star Confirms European Release of No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle

Return to the Gardens of Madness in April!

Today Rising Star games confirmed what many had suspected, but had never officially been announced: namely that they're handling the publication of Grasshopper Manufacture's eagerly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed 2008 release, No More Heroes. Naturally we just couldn't wait and had to review the North American release, which we found to be..

First Impressions: Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon

Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins of the Moon

Tri-Crescendo's brooding adventure comes to life

You may have already heard some impressions about Fragile Dreams in our recent podcast, but there's still much to tell about Tri-Crescendo's upcoming post-apocalyptic adventure. The game begins with the death of your surrogate grandfather, the only human being you've ever had contact with. The world is empty and decaying, seemingly uninhabited, but..

News: Marvelous Sells Stake in Rising Star Games

Marvelous Sells Stake in Rising Star Games

Story updated: Rising Star keep Marvelous rights

Editorial note: Earlier today we ran a news piece saying Marvelous Entertainment had sold their 50% stake in Rising Star Games to Japanese publisher Intergrow, who also have part-ownership of Gamebridge. We later removed the story as we were seeking additional clarification from Rising Star Games, which we have now received. Although Marvelous are..

Podcast: Episode 11 - Game of the Year 2009!

Episode 11 - Game of the Year 2009!

Who grabbed the shiny gold trophies? Results revealed inside!

We launched our Game of the Year Awards in the last podcast, and now the results have been cast and independently verified it's time to announce the victors and honour them in a stream of audio goodness. We'll reveal the games we at Nintendo Life believe to be 2009's best, with individual...

News: Muramasa Knocked Back by Week Delay

Muramasa Knocked Back by Week Delay

November 27th the new date for Europeans

We've just spoken to Rising Star Games's Yen Hau, who's confirmed that the firm's upcoming release of Muramasa: The Demon Blade has been pushed back by a week to launch next Friday, November 27th. Considering this week sees the European launch of New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Lego Indiana Jones 2 - among other high-profile, non-Nintendo releases - it makes..

Podcast: Episode 9 - Muramasa, Mario and More!

Episode 9 - Muramasa, Mario and More!

Four contributors. Three exclusive interviews. One unstoppable podcasting force

Slightly delayed but bigger and better than ever, it's the ninth episode of the Nintendo Life podcast. Weighing in at a massive forty minutes, it's got Rising Star Games answering your questions about Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Corbie Dillard telling you more about Nostalgia and the voice of Mario himself, Charles..

Rumour: GAME Group Not Stocking Muramasa?

GAME Group Not Stocking Muramasa?

UK's biggest games retailer may ignore feudal Japanese epic

Following our story last month where Rising Star Games' MD Martin Defries said some UK retailers weren't interested in Muramasa: The Demon Blade, we decided to do a little ringing around of GAME and Gamestation stores to check on the preorder availability of this fantastic game and were...

News: UK Retailers Give Muramasa a Miss

UK Retailers Give Muramasa a Miss

Some shops not interested in swords and beautiful animation

Although we love Muramasa: The Demon Blade around here, it seems UK retailers are less than optimistic about the game's success, with some stores refusing to stock it completely. Martin Defries, managing director and general head honcho of the game's UK publisher Rising Star Games, wrote into UK trade mag MCV recently to highlight the..

News: Got Muramasa Questions? Get Muramasa Answers!

Got Muramasa Questions? Get Muramasa Answers!

Your chance to ask Rising Star Games about their upcoming Japanese epic!

You gamers lucky enough to reside in North America already know how beautiful and generally awesome Muramasa: The Demon Blade is, but over on the other side of the Atlantic gamers have still to discover its wonders, with the game not set for release until November 13th. Don't despair though - we've hooked up with Rising Star..

News: Muramasa Slices into Europe Next Month!

Muramasa Slices into Europe Next Month!

Demon Blade to pierce Euro souls on November 13th

Just as we were gearing ourselves up not to see Muramasa: The Demon Blade nestling in our European Wiis until April next year, Rising Star Games swoop to the rescue by letting us know it is confirmed for a release on November 13th, just six short weeks away. We've already reviewed it based on the US version but that doesn't mean we'll be stopping..

News: Rygar and Moon Slip Quietly Onto Euro Shelves

Rygar and Moon Slip Quietly Onto Euro Shelves

Rising Star Games release Nintendo duo in The Old World

Rising Star have been working wonders lately, releasing some real gems of gaming goodness in Europe. Two more titles were launched over the weekend in the shape of Renegade Kid's DS FPS Moon and Tecmo's Rygar: The Battle of Argus. We covered Rygar a while back and were a little disappointed that it's little more than the PS2 original with a..

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