Tagged: Rising Star Games

Developer Bitmap Bureau seem to have something of an obsession. Now that’s not a bad thing. Some people are obsessed with their favourite sports team. Personally I’m quite obsessed with fish finger sandwiches. Bitmap Bureau’s obsession is a little stranger though. They seem to like the number eight far too much. 88 Heroes is a platforming game like none you have seen before. As the name suggests you have 88 Heroes to play with. There are also 88 levels, each of which must be completed in 88 seconds and you have 88 minutes to complete all of the levels. Oh … Read More »

Aliens, known as E.B.E, have invaded the Earth. After years of being utterly destroyed and humiliated, humanity utilises alien technology to create super soldiers called the A.N.T.I troops. Super soldiers that can finally take the fight right back to those aliens. No longer on the back foot, humanity launches the New Dawn counteroffensive to drive out the aliens and take back our planet. The plot to Earth’s Dawn might be standard, but it serves the purpose required, giving players both a change of scenery every couple of levels whilst making the enemies harder, better, faster and stronger. The game itself is … Read More »

Much could be made of LUMO‘s heritage, but it’s one that, for many, will feel like ancient history. LUMO is an isometric adventure in the style of much-loved eighties computer games Knightlore, Alien 8, and genre classic Head Over Heels. There’s a powerful argument to be made that this last – Head Over Heels – was the finest game ever released on the 8-bit home computers of the day and any game that openly cites the Ocean classic as an influence opens itself up to close critique. For gamers of a certain age – and I count myself among that select cabal – LUMO … Read More »

“Everybody needs a hero” that’s how the song goes. Well the people at Rising Star Games are generous folks and they don’t have just one hero for you, they have 88. There are also 88 levels for you to play through while you battle an enemy by the name of Dr. H8. Oh, and you have to complete each level in 88 seconds. Notice a theme yet? This game is 88 Heroes. Each hero has a different power or ability that he will bring to the game and it is up to you how you harness them best in this … Read More »

Today is Valentines Day (quick guys, run, buy flowers and chocolates) and as a little gift Rising Star Games have released a special trailer for their upcoming game I Want To Be Human. The star of I Want To Be Human is a vampire girl who’s boyfriend has been turned into a hat by evil forces. This happens to make her go on a blood thirsty rampage and she mutilates her way through this not so cute platform shooter. The main features of I Want To Be Human are as follows: Vampire Justice – Love, betrayal, and endless destruction, all … Read More »

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