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Cave CEO resigns, cites personal reasons

Cave, the Japanese-based studio responsible for some of the most explosive and intense scrolling shooters of our day has suffered several high-profile resignations in the past few months. CEO & president Ito Masahito is the latest to depart.

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Akai Katana headlines

  • Akai Katana tutorial videos offer pilot training

    Rising Star has released a series of tutorial videos for Akai Katana, Cave’s latest typically nightmare hard shooter. And thank god for that.

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  • Aksys to exclusively distribute Rising Star Games' 2012 line-up in the US

    Rising Star Games has announced Aksys will exclusively distribute the company’s 2012 North American line-up starting with Akai Katana, the developer’s side-scrolling adventure for Xbox 360. The game places players in a “parallel world resembling Japan’s Taisho period,” where the player must utilize the power behind the world’s Blood Swords for “leverage, and fight alongside […]

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  • Rising Star Games opens US headquarters

    Rising Star Games has announced the opening of a brand new HQ in the US alongside the formation of a brand new digital branch for the company. The first game to come from RSG in the US, based out of California, will be Cave 360-exclusive shooter Akai Katana, due in Q2. It’ll arrive in the […]

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  • Friday Shorts: Puzzle Agent, Two Worlds II, Akai Katana, Mortal Kombat, Red Faction: Origins

    The weekend is finally here. For some of us. For those readying to go out on the town tonight, and wanting a few quick ones before they do, click the page break and knock down a dozen or so.

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  • Cave's new game a snip at £1,500

    Japanese developer Cave is to offer a PCB arcade board version of its upcoming bullet hell shooter, Akai Katana, for around £1,500. How many should we put you down for?

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