Platinum Rise: Falling Forwards is the prequel to Platinum Rise, made by Twenty-Second Choice for Nintendo DS.
- Michael - The main hero
- Roy - One of Michael's best friends
- Lilla - One of Michael's best friends; she is the youngest from the group, and has a lot of hope that one day, they'll get their city back, if they all work hard together. She never gave up on hope.
- Cerris - A soldier for 3.14, who appears in Michael's dreams.
- Raeline - A soldier for 3.14, who appears in Roy's dreams.
- Kuvale - A soldier for 3.14, who appears in Lilla's dreams.
- Ezekiel Zen - Roy's father who joined the Rakylian army