Deathsmiles Deluxe Edition will be released in February
Wednesday 19th January 2011: Shmup fans won’t have to wait much longer to pick up the Deluxe Edition of Deathsmiles. The Halloween-set Deathsmiles will shoot into shops on 18thFebruary 2011.

Featuring three different game modes: Arcade (original Arcade game), Xbox 360 (Arcade conversion) and Version 1.1 (conversion designed specifically for the Xbox 360), Deathsmiles also features a two-player co-op mode, where players can take up the challenge with a friend at home or via Xbox LIVE. With difficulty options on all modes catering for newcomers and veterans, the PAL version of the game also includes the Mega Black Label pack: an expanded version of the game with a range of special features, an additional stage and an extra playable character.

Bespoke to the PAL market the Deluxe package includes the official Deathsmiles soundtrack and desktop accessory pack. The soundtrack and desktop accessory pack were not included in the Japanese or US versions of the game and only released separately in Japan at the equivalent of over £25. The soundtrack features 23 tracks and the desktop accessory pack lets fans kit out their PC with exclusive Deathsmiles materials.

“At Rising Star Games we’ve been competing to get the highest score on Deathsmiles. With the release date next month I’m looking forward to opening up the scoreboard so shmup fans can get online and compete with their friends and peers.” said Martin Defries, managing director, Rising Star Games. “We’re delighted to work with CAVE, they really are the legends of the shoot-em-up genre. It’s a real privilege to bring the Deluxe Edition of Deathsmiles to the to the PAL market on 18thFebruary.”

Deathsmiles will be released throughout PAL territories on 18thFebruary 2011, courtesy of Rising Star Games

About Rising Star Games

Rising Star Games Limited is a video games publisher for Microsoft Xbox 360, Nintendo DS™ and Wii™, Sony PS3 and PSP™ in the PAL territory. A joint venture between Japanese video game publisher and content developer Intergrow Inc and long standing Nintendo Nordic distributor Bergsala AB, Rising Star Games is now in its seventh year of trading and has published more than 50. For more information please go to


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