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Let the dev tell you all about Skulls of the Shogun


10:15 AM on 07.26.2011





Now that Skulls of the Shogun has been announced for Xbox Live Arcade, Haunted Temple Studios' Jake Kazdal is here to tell you more about what the game is about.

While I can't vouch for the American football references, mostly because I don't watch that, there are a number of different influences that make for Skulls of the Shogun's rather unique and fast-paced take on the turn-based strategy genre, and this dev diary does an excellent job portraying the passion that is driving the team behind it.








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12:30 PM on 11.27.2013
Skulls of the Shogun launches on iOS

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7:00 PM on 06.20.2013
More indie woes when working with Microsoft

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1:15 PM on 06.18.2013
'Definitive' Skulls of the Shogun headed to Steam

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6:15 PM on 03.01.2013
Skulls of the Shogun gets a price drop on all platforms

Have you played Skulls of the Shogun yet? Why the hell not!? It's pretty awesome, and a blast to play. Well for those of you who have yet to pull the trigger, good news! Skulls of the Shogun just received a price drop. The Xbox Live Arcade version is going for 800 Microsoft Points ($9.99), and the Windows 8 and Surface versions are $6.99 now. The Windows Phone version will remain at $4.99.more



10:00 PM on 01.30.2013
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11:15 AM on 01.30.2013
Review: Skulls of the Shogun

The Xbox Live Arcade, after nine long years, still doesn't have a whole lot of classic style strategy RPGs. Discounting tower defense, there's Band of Bugs, Greed Gorp, and a scant few others. Enter Skulls of the Shogun: a ne...more



12:30 PM on 01.10.2013
Skulls of the Shogun releasing on January 30

Freaking finally. We've been looking forward to Skulls of the Shogun for literally years. Well the wait is finally almost over as developer 17-Bit has announced the game will be launching on January 30, 2013. It'll be availa...more



10:00 AM on 06.28.2012
Skulls of the Shogun will feature cross-platform play

Developer 17-Bit has announced that Skulls of the Shogun will feature cross-platform play across the Xbox 360, Windows 8 PCs, Windows 8 tablets like the Microsoft Surface, and Windows Phones versions of the game. So for examp...more



4:00 AM on 06.01.2012
New Skulls of the Shogun trailer explains the story

In case you haven't heard of Skulls of the Shogun, it's an awesome and fast-paced strategy game. This trailer should give you a clue to how the game feels. The plot revolves around a shogun who has died, and now he has ...more



7:00 PM on 04.08.2012
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If you are at PAX East and you haven't had the chance to check out Skulls of the Shogun, then you are really missing out on one of the best games here. It's fast paced, easy to learn, and you can play the multiplayer in just...more




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