Rising Star Announces Akai Katana Exclusive To Xbox 360

Rising Star Games today announced the upcoming release of the side-scrolling shooter, Akai Katana, arriving exclusively for Xbox 360.  Developed by Cave interactive, the game takes place in, “a parallel world resembling Japan’s Taisho period.”  According to the presser:

“Releasing exclusively for Xbox 360 this spring, Akai Katana comes as a stunning HD addition to the shmup (shoot ‘em up) arena, set in a parallel world resembling Japan’s Taisho period. Discovering the powerful blood katana, the world’s empire has resorted to human sacrifices in order to unleash the swords’ immense destructive power against neighboring countries. However, when the bloodshed turns towards the families of a small group of swordsmen, a rebel uprising begins. With new fighter planes and the powered up swords at their disposal, this small band now fights back against the tyrannical empire.”

The game features some stunning graphics and exciting fast paced action that you would expect from a side-scrolling shooter.  More details will be released soon, but in the meantime, take a look at the trailer and screenshots below and keep checking in to Wanderson75.net for more news as it comes in!

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