Rising Star Games News


PAX East 2018: Decay of Logos Interview and Gameplay Demonstration

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 09, 2018 6:10pm PDT

The Shacknews crew gets an up-close look at Amplify Creation's stylish open-world RPG.


Flipping Death Will Get Physical Release for Switch and PS4

By Kevin Tucker, Feb 09, 2018 1:50pm PST

Zoink Games' darkly-humored platformer will get a physical release complete with special bonuses.


Hello Kitty Kruisers Coming Soon To Nintendo Switch

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 26, 2018 10:30am PST

Kart meets Kitty in the upcoming Nintendo Switch racer.


Brutal dungeon crawls onto PC in early 2017

By Daniel Perez, Aug 19, 2016 6:52am PDT

The unique ASCII-filled game, Brutal, is coming to PC early next year.


Lumo preview: The 'Solstice' is upon us

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2016 12:00pm PST

If you're former Ruffian Games co-founder Gareth Noyce, there's only one place to go after Crackdown 2's wild and crazy ride: to gaming's roots. Step into the past with Lumo, as Shacknews goes hands-on with the upcoming isometric adventure game.


How Tri imagines first-person geometric puzzles

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 07, 2014 3:15pm PDT

Tri is a quirky first-person puzzle game that requires the use of an artifact that creates triangles of all sizes to solve puzzles and explore. Shacknews recently had an opportunity to learn more about this game.


"Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, How Tri imagines first-person geometric puzzles"

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Deadly Premonition companion eBook offers behind-the-scenes scares

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 15, 2013 6:00pm PDT

A new eBook companion for Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut drops on October 15, offering 352 pages of behind-the-scenes scares, sketches, and original art, along with the game's soundtrack and soundboard.


Deadly Premonition haunting PC on Halloween

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 04, 2013 11:15am PDT

The veil between worlds shimmers and tears. Every dream takes you to a mysterious room. Shadows linger too long. Your coffee turns to tar. You crave canned pickles found in a graveyard. It's in the trees. It's coming. Deadly Premonition will launch for PC on Halloween itself...


Deadly Premonition coming to PC

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 18, 2013 6:00am PDT

You may think your old pal Alice a terrible cynic, which truly hurts but does at least mean that when I say something's amazing, you should trust my supposed rare excitement. Guys: the janky, odd, and endlessly wonderful Twin Peaks 'em up Deadly Premonition: The Director's C...


"There are two! One with Jeff and Vinny, and one with Brad and Ryan. I watched the one with Vinny ..."

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Deadly Premonition PS3 launch trailer gets weird

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 24, 2013 11:00am PDT

Deadly Premonition is one of the finest video games, but unfortunately the trailers for its long-awaited PlayStation 3 edition have been filled mostly with quotes from people saying just that. The launch trailer heralding the survival horror's arrival next week is thankfully...


Deadly Premonition hits PS3 on April 30

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 21, 2013 6:00am PDT

The remarkably wonky but thoroughly delightful Twin Peaks-inspired survival horror Deadly Premonition will arrive on PlayStation 3 in Director's Cut form on April 30.


"It's a pretty hard game to recommend, just because it's not easy to like. There's a bunch of ..."

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Deadly Premonition creator originally envisioned Canadian setting

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2013 9:00am PST

Deadly Premonition, the "most critically polarizing survival horror game" of all time, won its fans over thanks to its quirky take on American suburban life. However, creative director Hidetaka "SWERY" Suehiro had a very different vision for the game.


"There's a ridiculous level in the latest Deus Ex that takes place at the top of the Olympic ..."

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Deadly Premonition Director's Cut hitting March 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 01, 2012 7:30am PDT

For a game as spooOooOoky and wonderful as Deadly Premonition, you'd expect a trailer released on Halloween to celebrate the upcoming enhanced PlayStation 3 port to be something special. But, as ever, Deadly Premonition defies expectations. The new trailer for the expanded D...


Deadly Premonition: Director's Cut hams it up on PS3 in Q1 2013

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 16, 2012 9:05am PDT

Hated by some, loved 'ironically' by others, and adored by anyone in their right mind, the astonishing Deadly Premonition is coming from Xbox 360 to PlayStation in the first quarter of 2013. The Director's Cut, announced back in May at GDC, of Hidetaka 'Swery' Suehiro's Twin...


"I was wondering about this just the other day. Q1 2013 isn't too bad."

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Carrier Command being published by Rising Star Games, coming this fall

By Steve Watts, Jun 28, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission is coming to the PC and Xbox 360 this fall, Rising Star Games announced today.