Rising Star Games, the publisher known for bringing Deathsmiles
to Europe, has announced their release schedule for the final months of 2011. The two that Xbox 360 players will be most interested in is The King of Fighters XIII
and DoDonPachi Resurrection
SNK PLAYMORE's King of Fighters XIII
is first up. The game will feature fighters from the entire history of the 2D fighting series; fan favourite Mai returns as one of over 30 characters to choose from. In recognition of the disappoint caused by the let-down of The King of Fighters XII
, the game has received new NEO MAX super special moves, faster gameplay, "refined visuals & in-game camera (perspective)", and optimised net code ready for global online play - all just in time for the Ash Saga storyline to reach its conclusion.
Here are the most recently released screenshots, and the most recent trailer can be found here
CAVE's DoDonPachi Resurrection
is the fifth DonPachi
game, and is the port of DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP)
, which was released in Japan last year. Converted directly from the arcade version, the game sees the DonPachi Corps return to action as players fight hundreds of enemies in HD resolution, all while dodging thousands of bullets in a bid to stay alive. Unless you can string long combos together by dashing from enemy to enemy, you'll need more practice before you see your scores reach the heights of the leaderboards.
The game will be released in a deluxe edition, which will feature three different modes of gameplay and the game's soundtrack. Rising Star has also promised that the Black Label arrange mode will be available for download as DLC on the day of release.
This game also receives the screenshot treatment:King of Fighters XIII
is due to be released on October 25th in North America, and October 27th in Japan. A release date for Europe is yet to be confirmed. DoDonPachi Resurrection
is due to be released the following month in November.