Skulls of the Shogun is a turn-based strategy video game. The game is inspired by Advance Wars and features turn-based combat between undead samurai.
When your destined greatness is trampled by a backstabbing low-life and you’re suddenly knocked to the bottom of the totem pole, all you can do is act out in vicious vengeance, right? No, no, I’m not reciting a scene from Jersey Shore, but yet the plot of what may be one of this year’s sleeper hits, Skulls of the Shogun (and yes, we know it’s only January). Years in the making for developer 17-Bit, Skulls of the Shogun marks a title whose non-stop action gels fantastically with robust, welcomed strategy mechanics, and a plot that’s both feasible and puerile. As we teased, Skulls of the Shogun opens with an eerie scene, as a dark, shadowy figure assassinates the beloved, to-be shogun, General Akamoto. With little explanation, you’re character is... Read Review