Skulls of the Shogun
|Skulls of the Shogun|
|Release date(s)||January 30, 2013
November 27, 2013
Skulls of the Shogun is a turn-based tactics video game developed by 17-BIT. The game is inspired by Advance Wars and features turn-based combat between undead samurai. Skulls of the Shogun was originally planned for a 2012 release on Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8. The game is available for Xbox 360, Windows, and Windows Phone.
In June 2013, 17-BIT released Skulls of the Shogun: The Bone-A-Fide Edition on Steam for Windows XP (SP 3) and up, with 4 new campaign levels, a new character, new multiplayer levels and progression system, and developer's commentary.
In May 2014, Skulls of the Shogun was released for OS X and Linux as part of a Humble Bundle.
Reviews for Skulls of the Shogun have been mostly positive, and the Xbox 360 version currently has an 81% Metascore on the aggregated site Metacritic. Rob Kershaw at The Digital Fix gave the game 8/10, praising its accessible but challenging gameplay, whilst also noting that it was occasionally difficult to distinguish between the different units on the battlefield.
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- Metacritic. 19 August 2013
- The Digital Fix - Skulls of the Shogun Review. 27 February 2013.
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