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Skulls of the Shogun Trailer Welcomes You To The Afterlife

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Skulls of the Shogun is being developed out of a desire to create a modern, fast-paced turn-based strategy game that introduces the genre to new players—players who may not have the patience for the slower, more tedious menu-based combat these kinds of games are typically known for. This week, developer, 17-bit, released a new trailer for the game:

 


 

How exactly does Skulls of the Shogun plan to cut down on the tedious bits and be a more streamlined game? 17-bit co-founder, Jake Kazdal, recently shared with us: “I wanted to make an action game version of a strategy game, where it’s just pick the guy up [and] do what you want to do. No questions asked.”

 

You can read more about the thinking behind Skulls of the Shogun in our interview with Kazdal here.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.