LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 26, 2019 – Publishers 612 Games and Golem Entertainment announced today that the long wait for 17-BIT’s Nintendo Switch version of their hilarious Samurai-inspired turn-based strategy game is nearly over – “Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition“, is coming to the Nintendo eShop July 11, at an SRP of $19.99.
Fans can pre-purchase the game on the Nintendo eShop at a 50% discount, from now until the launch date.
Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition is a fast-paced, highly tactical turn-based strategy game that invites players to enter the Samurai Afterlife and join forces with vibrant Ghost-Samurai warriors, magical animal-monks, and mustachioed Samurai Generals on the way to capture the Skulls of the Shogun.
Set in Feudal Japan, Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition sees players take on the role of the recently deceased General Akamoto, Japan’s mightiest Samurai General who is stabbed in the back by an unknown assailant on the eve of his greatest battle. Players must successfully command Akamoto and his army of soldiers through the four regions of the Samurai afterlife.
17-BIT is a boutique independent video game developer specializing in revitalizing classic genres with cutting-edge gaming experiences. Founded in 2009 by game industry veteran Jake Kazdal, 17-BIT aims to deliver iconoclastic games that challenge the expectations of 2D gaming.
Including his years at Sega in Tokyo and Electronic Arts in Los Angeles, Kazdal brings decades of experience to the company’s offices in Kyoto and downtown Seattle.
With bold, eye-catching art and broad audience appeal, 17-BIT creates fresh game experiences that hearken back to the 16-bit era of consoles, but with the power and high definition of modern hardware. 17-BIT’s debut title was the critically acclaimed Skulls of the Shogun for Xbox Live Arcade, Windows 8, and Windows Phone.
ABOUT 612 GAMES
612 GAMES is a newly formed entertainment company based out of Santa Monica, California with its focus on video game development, publishing and distribution, as well as tabletop gaming.
The company was founded by industry veteran Sirus Ahmadi, ex-founder & CEO of Conspiracy Entertainment Corp. which has published well over 100 games on all major video games platforms.
ABOUT GOLEM ENTERTAINMENT
Golem Entertainment is a shiny new game publishing company, specializing in games people love to play.
We have a very exciting line-up for 2019 and beyond, including GALAK-Z: THE VOID for Nintendo Switch™ which launched on March 26 and SKULLS of the SHOGUN: Bone-a-Fide Edition which is due to launch July 11 with more to follow.
Jonas “O.J” Ek
The Gaming Ground
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