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Escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up Yurukill: The Calumniation Games coming to Steam® on July 8, 2022!

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IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced that Yurukill: The Calumniation Games will be released for Steam® on July 8, 2022.

Yurukill is based on an original story by Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler author, Homura Kawamoto and features a scenario by Hikaru Muno. The game’s shoot ‘em up sections were developed by G.rev.

◆ Yurukill: The Calumniation Games on Steam®

Steam® Store URL:https://store.steampowered.com/app/1733840/_/

Scheduled release date: July 8, 2022

Scheduled retail price: : 39.99 USD (*Please note the retail price varies depending on your locality.)

Supported languages: Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, French, German

 (*More languages will be added at a later date.)

Audio: Japanese

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◆ About Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

An escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up game based on an original story by Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler author, Homura Kawamoto, with a scenario by his younger brother, Hikaru Muno. Features character design from Hiro Kiyohara, known for his work on Valkyria Revolution, and a soundtrack from Yuko Komiyama, who worked on the Monster Hunter series. The shoot ‘em up elements were developed by veteran studio G.rev.

​・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games teaser trailer

https://youtu.be/2s_5_cbkqw8

・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official Twitter account (@yurukill) 

https://twitter.com/yurukill

・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official website

https://yurukill.com/

・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official site store page

https://yurukill.com/store/

◆ Homura Kawamoto’s profile

Homura Kawamoto made his debut with Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler in 2014, in the magazine Gangan Joker. The Kakegurui series, including spin-offs, has sold over 6.2 million copies, and has been adapted into a variety of projects including anime, movies, and games. Kawamoto has worked on original scenarios and planning for numerous titles, such as The War of Greedy Witches, and Greatest M (co-written with Hikaru Muno). He has also passed the national bar exam in Japan.

◆ Hikaru Muno’s profile

Hikaru Muno is the younger brother of Homura Kawamoto, and made his debut with a job search manual called Bonjin Naitei Senryaku (Job Hunting Strategies for Average People) in 2012. He has worked on numerous projects including original scenarios for comics, novels, how-to-books, board games, and is the author of the Kakegurui series’ light novels, Kakegurui Trip and Kakegurui Joker. He has also worked on Build Divide and High Card (both co-written with Homura Kawamoto) and a board game called Hen-na Kanji (Strange Chinese Characters).

◆ Hiro Kiyohara’s profile

Hiro Kiyohara is a manga artist and illustrator. He is best known for the comic version of Another, among other titles. He has worked on illustration for a range of novels, including All-Round Appraiser Q and the Detective versus Detectives series. He is a character designer for the PS4 game Valkyria Revolution and is currently writing the manga series The Decagon House Murders for the monthly manga magazine, Monthly Afternoon.

◆ Game overview

Title: Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

Original story/scenario: Homura Kawamoto (Kakegurui – Compulsive Gambler) / Hikaru Muno

Director/Producer: Shinsuke Umeda (Death Come True)

Character design: Hiro Kiyohara (Valkyria Revolution)

Soundtrack: Yuko Komiyama (Monster Hunter series)

Genre: Escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up

Shoot ‘em up part development: G.rev (Mamorukun Curse!)

Demo release date for PS4®, PS5®, Nintendo Switch™:  6/8/2022 (North America & Europe)

Scheduled release date for PS4®, PS5®, Nintendo Switch™: 7/5/2022 (North America) 7/8/2022 (Europe)

Scheduled release date for Steam®: 7/8/2022

Publisher: IzanagiGames, Inc.

Platforms: PS4®, PS5®, Nintendo Switch™, Steam®

Recommended retail price: 7,678 JPY (inc. tax)

Copyright notice: (c)IzanagiGames, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

◆ About IzanagiGames

IzanagiGames is headquartered in Koto-ku, Tokyo. The company produces interactive entertainment experiences, with a focus on console games, and is geared towards directly accessing the global games market with titles made in collaboration with Japanese creators. By expanding the company’s range of fund procurement, IzanagiGames aims to provide opportunities for exceptional creators to make new IPs and games which are then delivered as entertainment experiences to fans across the world. IzanagiGames has released titles including Death Come True and World’s End Club on a variety of different platforms worldwide.

・IzanagiGames’ official website

https://izanagigames.co.jp/

・IzanagiGames’ official Twitter account

https://twitter.com/izanagigames

・IzanagiGames’ official YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/c/IzanagiGamesChannel

・Izanagi Z Store (the official IzanagiGames merchandise site)

https://izanagi.official.ec/

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