Escape adventure and bullet hell shoot ‘em up Yurukill: The Calumniation Games Steam® demo is out now, as of today, June 22!

The Yurukill Steam® demo is out now! Players can enjoy Chapter 1 of the game in its entirety! Save data can also be transferred from the demo to the main game. We’re also currently holding competitions and giveaways in which lucky winners stand a chance of getting their hands on original Yurukill trophies, drinking glasses, Sengoku and Rina acrylic standees, and more!

IzanagiGames, Inc. (located in Koto-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and led by CEO/Producer Shinsuke Umeda) has announced the release of the Yurukill: The Calumniation Games Steam® demo today, June 22. 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.

・About Yurukill: The Calumniation Games on Steam®

Steam®  Store URL 

*The demo version can be downloaded from the page linked above.

Demo release date: June 22, 2022

Scheduled release date: July 8, 2022

Scheduled retail price: 6,600 JPY (Inc. tax) *Retail price varies by country/region.

Supported languages: Japanese, English, Simplified Chinese, French, German (*More languages will be added at a later date.)

Audio: Japanese

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Add Yurukill to your Wishlist by clicking the “Add to your wishlist” button in the middle of the Steam® Store page!

・Details about current giveaways/competitions:

◆ Giveaway to win a Yurukill Drama CD signed by the talented cast of voice actors

Giveaway ends: 06/30/2022 23:59 (JST)

◆[Yurukill &] Yurukill Score Attack Caravan Round 1

Competition now ends: 07/31/2022 18:59 (JST) Mid-competition results now live!

Prizes include: original Yurukill trophies, drinking glasses, and Amazon Gift Cards!

(Prizes vary based on final ranking. Please check the site for more details.)

◆[Yurukill &] Yurukill Character Popularity Poll

Giveaway now ends: 07/31/2022 18:59 (JST)!

One lucky winner will receive an autographed poster signed by the entire cast of voice actors from the game!

◆ “Score Attack Screenshot Lottery” to celebrate the game’s Nintendo Switch/PS4/PS5 release

Giveaway now ends: 07/31/2022 18:59 (JST)!

30 lucky entrants will receive Sengoku and Rina acrylic standees!

◆ 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

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

・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official website

・Yurukill: The Calumniation Games official site store page

◆ 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)

Demo release date for Steam®: 6/22/2022

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.

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