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GungHo strikes publishing deal with Skulls of the Shogun dev

Puzzle & Dragons creator GungHo Online Entertainment America has secured a deal to publish games from 17-BIT, developer of the multiplatform tactical strategy game Skulls of the Shogun and the upcoming Galak-Z: The Dimensional. GungHo notes that it established the relationship in order to "[...

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Skulls of the Shogun, Nidhogg, Escape Goat 2 and more jumping to PS4

At a Sony event today, PlayStation VP of Publisher and Developer Relations Adam Boyes revealed a whole slate of new titles coming to the PlayStation 4. Escape Goat 2, Ironclad Tactics, Nidhogg, Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition, Apotheon and Starwhal: Just the Tip, Chasm, Jamestown Plus,...

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'Every Action Counts' in space shooter Galak-Z

In Galak-Z, every action counts! Why? Because in 17-BIT's upcoming PC, Vita and PS4 "roguelike spaceship shooter," death hits the reset button on your progress. Can you help maintain the exemplary 34% success rate? Find out this fall. [Image: 17-BIT]...

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'Ultimate space anime fantasy' Galak-Z plots course for a Vita near you

Galak-Z, a top-down shooter from Skulls of the Shogun developer 17-BIT, is now coming to the Vita handheld. At PAX 2013, Dave took Galak-Z for a test drive through the cosmos and described the game as "like a sped-up version of Asteroids on psychedelic drugs." He praised the game's tight control...

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After life on Windows, Skulls of the Shogun arrives on iOS

Post-mortal strategy game Skulls of the Shogun is out now on the App Store, almost a year after it debuted on Windows Phone. Developer 17-Bit also released the game for Windows 8, Windows, Xbox 360, and later Steam, but today's arrival brings the game to iPhones and iPads for the first time, priced...

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Galak-Z and the thrill of being vulnerable

There's a distinct vulnerability at the heart of Galak-Z, a top-down space shooter that plays like a sped-up version of Asteroids on psychedelic drugs. Galak-Z marries the style of '80s anime cartoons with a panache of vibrant explosives and deft enemy AI as you pilot a slip-slidey ship through hos...

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PSA: Skulls of the Shogun out on Steam today

Skulls of the Shogun is now available on Steam for $14.99. Developed by 17-Bit, the game features turn-based, strategic battles that take place in a Japanese warrior's afterlife. Skulls of the Shogun also offers local, online and asynchronous multiplayer modes, matching nicely with the Steam ver...

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Skulls of the Shogun slices into Steam next week

Skulls of the Shogun marches onto Steam on Monday, July 29, launching at $15 regularly or $12 with an early access discount. 7 Bit's skeletal strategy game rattled onto Xbox Live Arcade, Windows Phone, Surface, and Windows 8 earlier this year, and starting next week, Windows XP-7 users can get in o...

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Skulls of the Shogun dev on Microsoft Studios: 'Institutionally incompetent'

In 2008, Skulls of the Shogun collaborator Borut Pfeifer and developer 17-bit Studios cut a deal with Microsoft to launch their game simultaneously across XBLA, Surface tablets and Windows 8. Pfeifer had some reservations about working with Microsoft, but at the time, he thought getting onto a cons...

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Skulls of the Shogun heads to Steam next month, beta available now

A "bigger" and "beefier" version of 17-BIT's tactical strategy game, Skulls of the Shogun, will hit Steam next month, boasting six new maps, a multiplayer progression system, and a new four-chapter epilogue. Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition features all of the content found in the Xbox ...

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