Castle Morihisa - Feature Image

Feudal Japan Deck Builder, Castle Morihisa, Coming To Switch & PC Soon

Developer Smokingbear Studio has announced that their fantastical feudal Japan-based deck builder, Castle Morihisa, will be coming to PC and Switch this February.

Castle Morihisa is the debut title from indie developers Smokingbear Studio and is being published by veteran publisher Thermite Games. Following in the footsteps of the seminal deckbuilding games that have come before it, it hopes its unique setting and plethora of playable cards will entice a brand new audience. The game’s producer Zhenghang Cai spoke about blending two genres at once and the experience players should expect to have.

Castle Morihisa’s hundreds of cards, unique character-specific abilities, and folklore-inspired world combine for a delightfully challenged and utterly rewarding experience […] By blending both deckbuilding systems and roguelike design elements, we believe players will be eagerly awaiting their chance to march toward Castle Morihisa on Nintendo Switch and PC on February 10!

Zhenghang Cai ~ Smokingbear Studio

You can check out the game’s announcement trailer here.

Castle Morihisa - Gameplay
Image Credit – Smokingbear Studio

What Is Castle Morihisa?

Castle Morihisa is a roguelike deck builder set in a fantastical feudal Japan. Players will take on the role of one of four unique characters and must investigate a potential political insurrection. Through exploring a vast overworld, you’ll come across branching paths, enemy encounters and merry merchants. You’ll fight fearsome fantasy creatures and must use your expansive deck of abilities to wipe them out. There’s a lot to see in the game, but here is some of what you can expect when it launches this February:

  • Play as one of four characters including the Monk, Samurai, Onmyoji and Ninja
  • Build a deck from over 300 cards
  • Explore a vast overworld full of exciting encounters and events
  • Fight a host of fantastical creatures from zombies to living trees
  • Buy new cards and upgrades at the merchant stalls
  • Progress through the class-based skill trees to unlock powerful passive abilites
  • Come toe-to-toe with fearsome minibosses
  • Unravel the mystery behind what is going on inside the castle
Image Credit – Smokingbear Studio

Release Date & Price

Castle Morihisa is launching on the Nintendo Switch and Steam on February 10th. It will cost $14.99/€12.49 and will feature a 10% discount on launch day. If you want to try before you buy you can check out the game’s free demo. Alternatively, you can head on over to the game’s Steam store page to wishlist it and be notified of when it drops.

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