Skulls of the Shogun

Joystiq says "...we found Skulls of the Shogun to be an absolutely enjoyable experience – so much so that we gave it a perfect score." It's fast-paced turn-based strategy inspired by Advance Wars, and supercharged with fighting-game flare! Enter the Samurai Afterlife and join forces with vibrant ghost-samurai warriors, magical animal monks, and mustachioed samurai generals. And now Skulls of the Shogun tastes even better in the Bone-a-Fide Edition, which adds a brand-new episode, the new Tanuki Monk, and a heaping helping of new features!

Key Features

  • A fast-paced, arcade-inspired blend of arcade action and turn-based strategy!
  • Rub shoulders with the colorful denizens of the Afterlife and power up your army to deadly demons!
  • Rampage through 24 levels in an epic single-player campaign!
  • Confound opponents with the all-new Tanuki Monk unit!
  • Gain experience and fuse emblems with an all-new player progression system!
  • Battle up to 4 players at once on spectacular multiplayer maps, both locally and online!
  • Power your way through an all-new episode, which features persistent troops and the mischievous new Tanuki Monk!
  • Get inside our heads with all-new Developer Commentary!

Note: Skulls of the Shogun no longer offers async multiplayer in its former Skulls Anywhere mode, only realtime multiplayer via Skulls Online mode.
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows XP + Service Pack 3
Processor: Intel Celeron 440 2.0GHz / AMD Athlon 64 3300+
Memory: 512 MB RAM
Graphics: Shader Model 2.0 graphics card, Nvidia GeForce 7300 / ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 or better
DirectX®: 9.0c
Hard Drive: 600 MB HD space
Minimum Requirements
OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.8, 32/64-bit
Processor: Dual Core CPU
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
Hard Drive: 1 GB HD space
Minimum Requirements
OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit. S3TC support is NOT required.
Processor: Dual Core CPU
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Graphics: OpenGL 3.0+ support (2.1 with ARB extensions acceptable)
Hard Drive: 1 GB HD space
  • Funny and deep, Skulls of the Shogun is a deceptively shallow take on turn-based tactics. It's has a lot to offer for new players and veterans alike.

  • Skulls of the Shogun is too air-headed to be hailed as the RTS masterpiece of all times, but a great game nonetheless.

  • A witty spin on turn-based strategy with some novel mechanics that briefly makes Windows 8 gaming slightly less depressing.

  • Its attempted revolution of turn-based tactics isn’t quite as practical as it first seems but this is still an impressively fun, and funny, strategy game.

  • An entertaining and truly funny game of the turn-based strategy genre. It's very well aware of its inability to compete with the Civilization or XCOM titles, so it approaches the genre in its own way. Because of this the game stumbles along the way sometimes, but for the most part it brings a fresh experience.

  • LEVEL (Czech Republic)

    A very stylish comics strategy game, with not exactly optimized controls nor absorbing gameplay. [Issue#233]

Skulls of the Shogun
$9.99 $2.75
Title: Skulls of the Shogun
Genre: Indie, Strategy
Released: 29 July 2013
Developer: 17-BIT
Publisher: 17-BIT
  • Single-player
  • Multi-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
  • Commentary available
  • Captions available
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Steam Leaderboards
  • Full controller support
  • Online Multi-Player
  • Local Multi-Player
UI Audio Subs
Spanish - Spain
Simplified Chinese
Portuguese - Brazil
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