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Castle of Shikigami 2

Castle of Shikigami 2 physical west

Original (4/7): Red Art Games has announced plans to produce a physical release for Castle of Shikigami 2 on Switch in the west.

Both ESRB and PEGI-rated versions are planned. Video Games Plus will be handling distribution for North America while Red Art Games will be handling things for Europe.

Castle of Shikigami 2 gameplay

Castle of Shikigami 2 finally launched on Switch this week after previous delays, and we have gameplay. This marks the return of the 2003 bullet hell shooter.

For those that need a refresher on the game, read the following overview:

Previously reported for a December 2021 release, Castle of Shikigami 2 has been delayed for Switch to 2022, per publisher Degica Games and developers Alfa System and Cosmo Machia.  Special thanks to Gematsu for the translation of this information. Check out our previous coverage of the game here, or the overview via Steam after the break:

Degica Games’ arcade classic Castle of Shikigami 2 is coming to Switch in December 2021. This shoot ’em up was originally released in arcades and on the GameCube in 2003, but this version will be upgraded with new modes and story localization. 

The exact date of the release is not given (just the vague December 2021), but more details will surely come in the coming months. In the meantime, a trailer for the game is included below, as well as a description of the game from its Steam Page.

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