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Marvelous just updated the official Japanese website for Little Dragons Café with some additional information about characters Dr. Zeff and Citta, as well as monsters of different colors. The details are as follows:

Rising Star Games announced today that the co-op racer Trailblazers is receiving the physical treatment. When the title hits store shelves, it will also be made available digitally for Switch for the first time.

In celebration of the news, new content is on the way. The racer “Boo’s Dad” will be included physically and digitally along with increased single-player content available straight out of the gate.

We have the boxart for Trailblazers above.

Source: Rising Star Games PR

The Thunderful Group, which is made up of Image & Form and Zoink Games plus Thunderful Publishing, announced today that it has acquired publisher Rising Star Games with offices in the UK and US. Thunderful Publishing managing director Ed Valiente will hold the same role at Rising Star Games.

Thunderful shares the following information about its acquisition:

A few months ago, Rising Star Games announced plans to bring the Holy Potatoes! trilogy to Switch. The first game, Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!, is arriving on Switch next week. That’s according to a new listing on the eShop.

We have the following overview and trailer for Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!:

A physical version of SteamWorld Dig 2 was announced a few months ago. Later, at the end of March, distributor Rising Star Games confirmed a release date of May 22 stateside. We’re past that date now, but you still can’t actually purchase SteamWorld Dig 2 at retail.

SteamWorld Dig 2 has unfortunately been hit with a delay in North America. While retailers have been hinting at it, Rising Star announced a new date of June 19.

As for Europe, there were no delays. SteamWorld Dig 2 released there on April 27 and remains available.


Trailblazers launch trailer

Posted on 2 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in Switch eShop, Videos | 0 comments | 0 Likes

Rising Star Games has issued a new launch trailer for Trailblazers, which will be out on Switch next month. Have a look at the video below.

Hello Kitty Kruisers Switch footage

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A few days ago, Hello Kitty Kruisers came out for Switch. It can be purchased physically and digitally in Europe as well as digitally in North America. The retail version will also follow in May stateside. Check out some footage of Hello Kitty Kruisers on Switch below.

Flipping Death launches in August

Posted on 2 months ago by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments | 0 Likes

Flipping Death is one step closer to its release date. The game will launch digitally in August, Zoink has announced. Rising Star Games is also preparing a retail version.

First announced last February, Flipping Death is an adventure game that acts as a spiritual successor to Stick it to the Man. We have more details and a trailer below.

Rising Star Games and Supergonk have prepared a new gameplay trailer for its Switch racer Trailblazers. Check out the new video below.

Rising Star Games and Supergonk are wrapping up Trailblazers for a May 8 release… on most platforms. Unfortunately, the Switch version has fallen a bit behind, and is now expected in June. A specific date has not yet been confirmed.

There’s also been talk about cross-platform play with Trailblazers. However, we’re not quite sure how Switch fits into the equation just yet, and which systems will be compatible with each other.


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