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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Related Press Releases

Coming To America: Rising Star Games Opens US Headquarters and Creates New Global Digital Label

Rising Star Games is pleased to announce its expansion into North America with the opening of its US headquarters.

26 Jan 2012

Rising Star Games launches into the third dimension for 2012

Strong 3DS commitment forms part of a sensational 2012 line-up

19 Jan 2012

Deadly Premonition coming to Xbox LIVE 5th July 2011

Huge cult hit soon available to download from Games on Demand

28 Jun 2011

Leading Japanese Video Games Publisher Rising Star Games Today Confirms Eldar Saga Will Be Released For The Wii On 17Th September

Rising Star Games has confirmed Eldar Saga's 2010 release date as 17th September.

03 Sep 2010

Rising Star Games Confirms Fragile Dreams: Farewell Ruins Of The Moon For 19Th March Release

Begin the search for survivors in a beautiful but ravaged world and unravel one of the Wii's greatest mysteries

16 Feb 2010

Attention! Brave Brain Training Enthusiasts Take On The Drill Sergeant in 'brain Cadets'

Rising Star Games announces its first ever WiiWare release that takes training your brain to another level

28 Jan 2010

Half-Minute Hero Psn Demo Announced Ahead Of Psp Launch, As Game Goes Gold

Clock-challenging RPG to hit shelves bang on time as anticipation hots up for Rising Star Games' bright new addition

26 Jan 2010

Rising Star Games Unsheathes Classic Japanese Sword-Fighting Epic On Xbox 360

First high definition PAL release for legendary fighting game franchise - SAMURAI SHODOWN SEN

21 Jan 2010

Cream Of The Crop!

Cultivate a happy future in Harvest Moon DS.

16 Feb 2007

Bubble Bobble Gets Another Shot

Bub and Bob Get Second Outing On Nintendo's Handheld; First Screens Revealed.

27 Nov 2006

Rainbows For Your PSP

Rainbow Islands evolves onto the Sony handheld in 2007.

20 Nov 2006

Contact In February

Rising Star Games confirms 2007 release date.

23 Oct 2006

Rising Star Games partners with Codemasters

Pilot Academy, Contact included in UK sales and distribution deal.

29 Sep 2006

First Bubble Bobble Revolution DS Images Arrive

A handful from the handheld.

15 Aug 2005

Games Market Europe Welcomes Vivendi Universal Games UK

50 Cent®: Bulletproof, F.E.A.R.™, Crash™ Tag Team Racing and The Incredible Hulk™: Ultimate Destruction™ feature at European trade event.

05 Aug 2005

Rising Star Sets on Atari

Japan gets new PAL as emerging publisher agrees distribution deal with videogame powerhouse; Space Invaders Revolution set for June release.

13 May 2005

Space Invaders Creator Tomohiro Nishikado Unveils Nintendo DS Title

Rising Star Games reveals brains behind forthcoming handheld release.

04 Apr 2005

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