Azure Reflections is an unofficial entry in the Touhou Project, a series recognized by the Guinness World Records as the “most prolific fan-made shooter series.” As the Touhou Project has grown in popularity, it has spread to other media including commercial fan books, music, light novels, manga and several fan-made anime in addition to the main series.
In the otherworldly realm of Gensokyo, a mysterious evil emanates from Scarlet Devil Manor. Investigate the source of this dark power as the Touhou Project’s principal protagonist Reimu while evading deadly barrages of bullets and blasting enemy youkai into oblivion.
Unlock new playable characters, Marisa and Cirno, to experience Azure Reflections from a fresh perspective with their distinct attributes and special abilities. Spend currency earned during each run to upgrade the girls’ skills with adorable stat-boosting accessories, including everything from bunny ears and devil wings to shoes, masks, eyewear, mustaches and more.
Put the gear to good use by harnessing increased speed, smaller hitboxes, an expanded pickup radius and other handy powers to better weave through complex patterns of bullets, run up the leaderboards and perhaps even perfect the game’s boss battles to see the story’s true ending.
“Azure Reflections builds on the Touhou Project’s rich 20-year history and the Souvenir Circ. development team’s experience to create a fresh and exciting new take on the phenomenon,” said John Davis, G&R Representative, UNTIES. “We’re proud to bring the game to a new audience with Nintendo Switch today and look forward to having more fans join the fun.”
In celebration of the launch, Azure Reflections is currently discounted (through Sept. 12, 2018) via both the Nintendo eShop and PlayStation Store for 30% off its base $24.99 / €24.99 MSRP.
To learn more, please visit the UNTIES website and follow @UNTIES_Games on Twitter.
Based out of Tokyo, Japan, Sony Music’s publishing label UNTIES is dedicated to expanding the reach of Japan’s best indie developers. The name is derived from the group’s goal of untying games from specific platforms and sharing them worldwide.
About Touhou Project
Touhou Project, also known as “Project Shrine Maiden,” is a collection of games set in the world of Gensokyo that use a recurring cast of familiar characters. Predominantly consisting of vertical shooters, the Touhou Project includes games developed by the original creator, one-man studio Team Shanghai Alice, as well as fan-created works from other developers.
About Souvenir Circ.
Souvenir Circ. is a Japanese indie studio best known in the west for its hack-and-slash action title Croixleur Sigma. Azure Reflections is the team’s first Touhou Project game.
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