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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Skull of the Shogun developer 17-Bit is preparing to launch a new shmup on PS4 called Galak-Z. Like the other indie games on showcase at the PlayStation event, Galak-Z will make its console debut exclusively on PS4. ...

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Skulls of the Shogun, which we rather liked, now has a lower price on Xbox Live Arcade, Windows 8 and Surface. The Xbox Live Arcade version has dropped to $10, while the Windows 8 and Surface versions can be had for $7 apiece. The Windows Phone version, however, is still five bucks. The savings sho...

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Full disclosure: I've never died before. I have no idea what the afterlife looks like, where it's located, who runs its admissions process or if it even exists. I just don't. However, if an afterlife does exist, I'd be totally fine if it resembled the fantastical environment in Skulls of the Shogun...

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Skulls of the Shogun will launch at a special introductory price on January 30. Both the Windows 8 and Windows Surface versions will launch at a reduced $10 (normally $15), while the Windows Phone version will be available for $5, down from its normal $7. The timing on the promotional launch place ...

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Skulls of the Shogun is launching simultaneously on XBLA, Windows 8 on PC, Windows Surface and Windows Phone on January 30. With a launch platform lineup like that, we're not even going to complain that it didn't come out alongside Windows 8 as 17-Bit teased last year. Skulls of the Shogun will ru...

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Here's your high-concept, catch-all elevator pitch for Skulls of the Shogun: samurai zombies meets turn-based strategy, and a dash of Words With Friends thrown in for flavor. 17-BIT's charming top-down strategy title captures the action-flavored flow of the Advance Wars series, though it ditches th...

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Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We like that. This week, Skulls of the Shogun lead designer Jake Kazdal discusses developing a ga...

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