Indie publisher Digerati announce Shikhondo – Soul Eater, an intense bullet-hell shoot ‘em up, is coming to PS4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One this summer (exact date still TBC).

Created by Korean-based independent developer DeerFarm, Shikhondo – Soul Eater features hypnotic barrage patterns, enemies inspired by Asian mythology, and stunning Oriental artwork. And, for the first time, players will be able to take on Shikhondo with a friend thanks to an all-new 2-player local co-op mode added especially for the console versions.

Check out the Shikhondo – Soul Eater trailer below.

About the game
Shikhondo – Soul Eater is a Korean bullet-hell shoot ‘em up set within a beautiful and bizarre world of Asian mythology. Armies of demons known as yokai have escaped from Limbo. They are spreading like a plague across the land, sowing fear and stealing souls. You must destroy the pestilent invaders and free the captured souls from eternal torment. The shooter includes Arcade, Hardcore and Local Co-op modes.

Key features

•Five stages of intense bullet-hell action and hypnotic barrage patterns
•Game modes include: Arcade, Hardcore, Boss Rush and Local Co-op
•Fly close to enemy bullets to fill the Soul Gauge and unleash a super attack for high scores
•Two playable characters, each with their own types of attack
•Online leaderboards for high score glory
•Demonic enemies and bosses inspired by Asian mythology
•Stunning and intricate Oriental artwork
•Platinum Trophy

Thanks to a partnership with eastasiasoft, Shikhondo – Soul Eater will also be released in Japan and other Asian territories. The PS4 version will launch digitally on 22 June, and a PS4 limited edition physical version will be on sale at from 28 June.

A release date for the Nintendo Switch digital version is still TBC. A Nintendo Switch limited edition physical version will be available to pre-order at from 28 June.


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