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Degica Games to Faithfully Localize Shikigami no Shiro

Degica has been teasing a new shmup on Twitter today, making a contest out of guessing which it could be. Eventually a Twitter user guessed their next title would be Shikigami no Shiro, henceforth known in English as Castle of Shikigami.

The Castle of Shikigami series has had a long history and this isn’t the first time it’s being brought west. The game that Degica will port was brought over as Mobile Light Force 2 on PS2; which was a decision by XS Games to trick gamers into thinking it was a sequel to Mobile Light Force another misnamed game actually called Gunbird. Needless to say, the translation sucks.

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There is hope yet the second and third game will eventually be picked up as well. There’s a fourth spin-off game as well called Shikigami no Shiro Nanayozuki Gensoukyoku. No platforms have been announced yet, although it’ll likely see a Steam release like their other shmups.

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