Degica Games localizing original Castle of Shikigami

2001-released shmup finally getting proper localization.

Castle of Shikigami

Degica Games is localizing the original Castle of Shikigami, the company announced.

Castle of Shikigami, known as Shikigami no Shiro in Japanese, is a shoot ’em up that was released for arcades in Japan in 2001, and for Xbox and PlayStation 2 in 2002. An updated version, Shikigami no Shiro Evolution, was released for Xbox in late 2002 that contained improved enemy AI, two new characters, and a new gameplay mode.

The PlayStation 2 version of Shikigami no Shiro was released in North America and Europe in 2003 under the name Mobile Light Force 2. However, the western release removed the entire in-game plot, as well as screen rotation mode. It was also sold as a sequel to a game that Shikigami no Shiro developer Alfa System had nothing to do with.

Platforms were not announced, but Degica Games is primarily a Steam publisher. The company will share more news about Castle of Shikigami next week.

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