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Redefining a Genre: Skulls of the Shogun Aims to Add Accessibility; Keep Depth

"Skulls of the Shogun is a turn based strategy title. Players take on the role of a Samurai General who was betrayed by one of his closest allies and slain in the moment of his greatest victory. Awakened in the afterlife, he finds the same opponent has betrayed him again in death. As a result, he begins a rampage trashing the laws of the Samurai afterlife as he seeks revenge."

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BetaChris3128d ago

I love the art style, even if I'm not entirely sold on the turn based aspect. That said, I'll definitely give it a run for its money next spring...

Relin3128d ago

Agreed, art looks solid.

cain1413128d ago

I love the Japanese feel...

Disciplyne3128d ago (Edited 3128d ago )

Nice article. I agree on the art style, disagree on the turn based. I'm still a board gamer, so pretty used to that type of game.

cain1413128d ago

I'm a huge advance wars guy so I'll definitely check this out...

Magical Nate3128d ago

I'm not a big turn based fan, but this does look like a lot of fun.

Coheno3128d ago

Art is beautiful! This game is definitely on my radar when it drops on PSN or iPhone/iPad even though I'm not the biggest fan of RTS'...

Just heard Jake Kazdal CEO of the dev company (Haunted Temple Studios) talk on 8-4 Play podcast mostly about his background in the industry, very interesting! Give it a go if you're interested in the game.

cain1413128d ago

His background is so nuts. He's done a lot on a lot of major games...

Coheno3128d ago

Major games at major companies (Nintendo, Enix, Sega, EA)! He's practically been in every position in a company! Never heard about this before hearing the podcast and now I'm really looking foreward to it!

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