Rising Star

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Full name: Rising Star Games
Established: 2004

Rising Star Games is a wholely-owned European subsidiary of Marvelous Interactive of Japan, and is tasked with releasing the best of its parent's titles through out the continent. Since its formation in 2004, the comapny has release acclaimed titles such as the Harvest Moon series, Space Invaders Evolution, Bubble Bobble Evolution, Rainbow Islands Evolution, Contact, Pilot Academy and New Zealand Story Revolution.

Software Highlights from Credited Titles

Rising Star's first work that SPOnG is aware of is the 2005 title, "Space Invaders Revolution" (DS/DSi).

The company has been involved titles released on the PS4, Switch, PC, 3DS/2DS, PSVita, Wii U, Wii, PS3, Xbox 360, DS/DSi, PS2, PSP, GameCube and Mac. Of these, "Deathsmiles: Deluxe Edition" (Xbox 360), "Half-Minute Hero" (PSP), "Pilot Academy" (PSP), "Jewel Master: Cradle of Persia" (DS/DSi), "Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God" (PSVita) has been a best selling title.

The company's most recent involvement was on the 2019 release "RICO" (Switch).

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