Skulls of the Shogun is an arcade strategy game designed for the Xbox 360 and Windows. Players take turns controlling their armies of phantom samurai in the lush & eerie samurai afterlife. Skulls of the Shogun was developed by 17-BIT. Gridless movement & Freeform tactics give players a wide range of expression in their strategy. while making the interface as accessible as possible. Skulls of the Shogun makes the interface as accessible as possible, and encourages new, interesting multiplayer gameplay not seen in contemporary videogame design (commercial or independent).
17-BIT is made up of a core team of 3 game industry veterans with over 30 combined years experiences making videogames. Jake Kazdal, creative director and lead artist, has worked on such critically acclaimed title like Space Channel 5 and Rez. In collaboration with Borut Pfeifer (Plush Apocalypse Productions) and Ben Vance (Buffalo Vision), the team strives to create videogames that leap across genre boundaries and create iconoclastic experiences.