Shotest Shogi - Xbox Live Arcade review

What is point?

GamesRadar+ Verdict

Pros

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    Well executed

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    Nice tutorial

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    Meet Japanese people!

Cons

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    Ultra-obscure

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    May hurt your brain

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    Who will play with you?

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It’s Japanese chess, if you’re wondering. Whatever possessed Rubicon to choose an ultra-obscure game like this for their debut is beyond us, but they’ve done a great job of making it, and of teaching you how it’s played.It’ll be big in Japan; over here, not so much. A great way to meet Japanese people?

Oct 22, 2008

More info

GenreStrategy
DescriptionA very simple and enjoyable version of a Japanese equivalent to chess. Not bad, but who will you play against?
Platform"Xbox 360"
US censor rating"Everyone"
UK censor rating"3+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
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