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Japanese RPG Europe-bound via Rising Star Games.

Title: Baroque

Release Date: 27.06.08

Genre: RPG

SRP: €29.99/£19.99 PS2

€39.99/£29.99 Wii

Luton – April 11th 2008 - Rising Star Games is pleased to announce new dungeon crawling hardcore RPG Baroque for Nintendo Wii and PlayStation 2. Dark, addictively challenging and totally immersive, Baroque is a pure RPG experience, highly regarded by Japanese gamers and now finally scheduled to arrive in Europe! Baroque will be available on Friday, June 27th on both formats.

About Baroque

You awaken to find the world in ruins, your heart beset with unexplained guilt. A cataclysm has destroyed the cities and empires of men and disfigured the spirit of humanity. In this nightmare, it falls to you to descend a mysterious tower in search of absolution. Battle merciless foes through treacherous dungeons, scour for new items to aid you in your travels and unlock the secrets of a devastated land. You will find death in the depths, yet learn that death is not the end of the story; in the twisted world of Baroque, it is only the beginning.

Key Features

· Hardcore dungeon-crawling RPG action! With its many ever-changing levels, each teeming with perverse monsters and tormented souls, the world of Baroque is a frightening and unforgiving realm.

· Death is not the end - take part in a unique story progression system in which the end of your life only serves to drive the adventure forward. Each time your character dies, more secrets about the forsaken world are revealed!

· Deep customisation options – the player has full control over how they shape their character and how they play the game. Find and equip a vast assortment of weapons and items, some with a variety of uses. Acquire powerful stat-boosting parasites and combine them to multiply their potency. Only the resourceful will survive

For further information, screen shots and press samples (when available), please contact:

Richard Barclay – Rising Star Games richard.barclay@risingstargames.com

France – Atari France Julie Carneiro


Germany – Eidos Germany GmbH Sven Liebold


Spain – Virgin Play Diana Radetski


Italy – Atari Italy

Paola Menzhagi


Sweden & Denmark – Bergsala Patrik Johansson


Norway – Bergsala Kirsti Danielsen


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About Rising Star Games

Rising Star Games Limited is a video games publisher for Sony PSP, Nintendo DS and Wii plus PlayStation 2 in the PAL territory. The firm will be publishing its first Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 titles during 2009. A joint venture between Japanese publisher/developer Marvelous Interactive and long standing Nintendo Nordic distributor Bergsala AB, the company introduces new games alongside enhanced and updated versions of some of interactive entertainment’s most successful franchises. www.risingstargames.com

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