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Shmup Fans Rejoice - Natsuki Chronicles Launches on PlayStation ® 4 and Steam Today
Gothenburg, Sweden - February 18th, 2021 - Thunderful Publishing, Rising Star Games and japanese boutique developer Qute Corporation today announced that its dramatic side scrolling shoot ’em up Natsuki Chronicles will be digitally launching on Steam and PlayStation® 4 today, priced at $/€19.99 / £15.99. First Press Games will also be preparing a limited edition physical release for Natsuki Chronicles and its vertical scrolling shoot ’em up companion game Ginga Force, in Q2 2021 for PlayStation 4.
Natsuki Chronicles is a side scrolling shooter where players are placed in the cockpit of rookie pilot Natsuki, as she protects her planet from eco-terrorists stealing their natural resources! This critically acclaimed shooter boasts a ton of content including:
Purchase Natsuki Chronicles on the PS Store: https://store.playstation.com/en-us/product/UP4034-CUSA26073_00-NATSUKICHRON00US
Purchase Natsuki Chronicles on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1175190/Natsuki_Chronicles/
“Natsuki Chronicles is the ultimate bullet hell shooter experience with its bright graphics, slick gameplay and incredible replayability.” said Tyrone Walcott, Product Manager at Rising Star Games. “Fans loved it on Xbox One and so we’re thrilled to announce that PlayStation 4 and Steam players will be able to immerse themselves in Natsuki’s action adventure very soon.”
Natsuki Chronicles was initially announced during the Tokyo Game Show 2014 releasing on Xbox One on December 25th, 2019 to critical acclaim:
“Natsuki Chronicles is one of the more enjoyable bullet-hell shooters I’ve played in quite some time. It nails the addictive nature of the classic arcade titles, and wraps it up in some gorgeous visuals and excellent level design.”
8.5/10 – Xbox Tavern
“One of the best shooters of recent times”
8.5/10 – Vandal
“There’s some great level design to enjoy here”
7.8/10 – IGN Japan
For avid video game collectors, First Press Games are releasing limited edition physical versions of Ginga Force and Natsuki Chronicles for the PlayStation 4 in Q2 of 2021. Available for purchase individually or as a special combo bundle, these limited releases come in a luxury box set containing a two CD soundtrack, Blu-Ray case with special sleeve and colour manual and more exclusive items. All details can be found on the First Press Games website: https://firstpressgames.com/
More information on Natsuki Chronicles
Visit the Natsuki Chronicles website here: https://www.risingstargames.com/games/natsuki-chronicles
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About Thunderful Publishing
Thunderful Publishing is a games publishing company, founded in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017. Part of the Thunderful Group, which also includes development studios Zoink Games and Image & Form, and publisher Rising Star Games, Thunderful Publishing focuses on premium PC and console games for a worldwide audience and is the publisher behind award-winning games such as Steamworld Quest: Hand of Gilgamesh, Lonely Mountains: Downhill and Curious Expedition 2.
About Rising Star Games
Rising Star Games was established in 2004 as a joint partnership between Nintendo's Nordic distributor, Bergsala, and Japanese publisher Intergrow. Over the past 15 years we have been helping Japanese developers and publishers reach a global audience with a diverse catalogue of games from family favourites like Harvest Moon and Hello Kitty to cult classics like Deadly Premonition, La Mulana and No More Heroes. In 2018 Rising Star Games was acquired by Swedish gaming group, Thunderful, with a mission to be the Home of Japanese Games.
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