London, UK -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/12/2014 -- The Swords of Edo visual novel game is set in alternate reality where Japan never opened its borders and remained an isolated country, magic still lingers in the air and powerful samurai warriors still hold power across the region.
Edo society has reached a boiling point, factions are arising, seeking to destroy its leaders. Terrorist attacks have rocked the land and unrest is now growing. Enter Asumi the games protagonist, as the newest 'Sword', she has been dispatched to a prestigious Samurai Academy that has been linked to the recent bombings.
The games story is based on the graphic novel of same name that had three volumes and a figurine successfully funded via Kickstarter. Bringing a brand new and stand-alone story showing the origins of Asumi one of the series main characters.
In addition to the Kickstarter campaign featuring optional ecchi scenes, battle system and a complex decision system with multiple endings, the game is also now available for voting on the Steam Greenlight system.
According to latest updates, the primary funding goal for the project has now been achieved by AJTilley.com. Allowing the team to focus on stretch goals to expand the game even further.
Kickstarter Campaign: http://kck.st/1lGHlpc
Steam Greenlight: http://steamcommunity.com/id/ajtilley/myworkshopfiles/?section=greenlight