Mon, Jun 29, 2009 | 15:00 BST
Rising Star to publish Fragile in Europe
Rising Star games has announced it will publish tri-Cescendo’s Wii title, Fragile: Farewell Ruins in PAL territories.
“Fragile has a great team of creative designers who in turn have brought to life a beautiful art style that pushes the limits of the Wii console without compromising on gaming quality,” said Tyrone Walcott, product manager at Rising Star Games.
“This announcement will delight European gamers and the Otaku community. Rising Star Games has again shown its commitment to bring the best games from Japan.”
Fragile is about a boy exploring a world that has lost its population with his flashlight.
Fragile: Farewell Ruins is scheduled for a Q1 2010 release.
Full PR after the break.
BREAKING NEWS: RISING STAR GAMES ANNOUNCES FRAGILE FOR EUROPE
Rising Star Games Confirms Release of Fragile: Farewell Ruins of the Moon in PAL Territories
29th June 2009 – Rising Star Games is pleased to confirm securing the publishing rights for the much anticipated fantasy adventure title. Fragile: Farewell Ruins of the Moon developed by Tri Crescendo, the team responsible for Baten Kaitos and, more recently, Eternal Sonata exclusively for Wii™. Fragile is scheduled for a Q1 2010 release in the PAL territories.
“Fragile has a great team of creative designers who in turn have brought to life a beautiful art style that pushes the limits of the Wii console without compromising on gaming quality” stated Tyrone Walcott product manager at Rising Star Games. “This announcement will delight European gamers and the Otaku community. Rising Star Games has again shown its commitment to bring the best games from Japan.”
For members of Rising Star Games exclusive Hoshi Club, this information was released exclusively 72 hours earlier. “We’re incredibly excited about bringing Fragile to the PAL territories. There’s been a massive upsurge of interest for this title since being showcased in Famitsu (Japan)” explained Simon Alty, Rising Star Games’ Head of Brand. “The feedback from fans in our forums was that this was a title they wanted us to champion and we are very excited to respond to that ‘fan power’ with this announcement.”
Fragile takes place in the near future, in a world that has lost its population. You play as Seto, a young boy searching through the abandoned cities and facilities of this world, trying to learn the truth behind the disappearance of all the people, and to find someone to keep him company. In addition to exploration, Seto has to deal with ghosts who appear in the ruins.
Players will be able to explore a dark and abandoned world with the aid of their Wii Remote™ that functions as a flashlight and as a proximity sensor to hunt down invisible ghosts. The cinematic presentation, joined with an emotional soundtrack, bring the tale of a lonely and lost individual to life as players encounter memorable characters and discover the back story behind scavenged objects that provide insight on people’s last days before the apocalypse.
For further information, please contact Tyrone Walcott on Tyrone.Walcott@risingstargames.com or +44 (0) 1582 433705.
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Rising Star Games Limited is a video games publisher for Sony PSP™, Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ plus PlayStation®2 in the PAL territory. Now established as the Home of Japanese Games, the core focus is to bring the finest games from Japan to European shores. A joint venture between Japanese publisher/developer Marvelous Entertainment and long standing Nintendo Nordic distributor Bergsala AB, RSG is now in its fifth staggeringly successful year of trading and has published more than 40 titles across Nintendo and Sony platforms, including the worldwide hit series Harvest Moon alongside the renowned No More Heroes saga and the critically acclaimed Little King’s Story. For more information please go to www.risingstargames.com