Rising Star Games publish two QUTE shmups

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Welcome back to Introducing: The article where TBG keep you updated on some of the new and exciting titles on the horizon. Rising Star Games, the Home of Japanese Games, has teamed up with Japanese developer QUTE to release two of its highly entertaining shoot ‘em up titles, Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles. Prepare to learn, dodge, and shoot your way through both games as they are coming to Steam and PlayStation 4 later this year. Let’s take a look.


What are Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles?

Ginga Force is a vertical style shmup with multiple game modes including Story and Score Attack while Natsuki Chronicles is a side-scrolling shooter that shares its setting with Ginga Force even though it has its own unique characters.

Ginga Force - Announcement Trailer | Rising Star Games

Natsuki Chronicles also features both an exciting campaign in Chronicles Mode and comes with an Arcade Mode for those who enjoy the thrill of going after a new high score. And you can show off your skills on both games via the online leaderboards.

Natsuki Chronicles - Announcement Trailer | Rising Star Games


A word from the Developers

Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles are both projects we placed a lot of effort into and we’re excited for the western release of both games,” said Takeshi Osako, President of QUTE Corporation. “STGs are a special genre with a passionate fanbase and we’re excited to be working with Rising Star Games to reach an even broader audience with these two great shooters.”


Who are QUTE?

Headquartered in Sagamihara, Japan, QUTE is a company involved in the design, development, release and management of software products and services. For home consoles, they have developed and released shoot’em up games such as “Ginga Force” (Xbox 360), “Eschatos” (Xbox 360), and “Natsuki Chronicles” (Xbox One) in Japan.


Who are Rising Star Games?

Founded in 2004, Rising Star Games has built a portfolio of over 130 titles across a wide variety of platforms, from cherished brands such as Harvest Moon, Beyblade and Cooking Mama to cult classics like Deadly Premonition and La Mulana. Originally established to bring Japanese games to a western audience, Rising Star Games has also published games from indie developers across the world.

As of 2019, Rising Star Games has refocused its publishing activities on Japanese games.

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