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Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] You may know chess, but do you know shogi? This challenging and exciting strategy game is arguably the most popular board game in Japan. Now, Shotest Shogi arrives on Xbox Live Arcade with world-class A.I., 16 challenging computer opponents, online multiplayer, 3-D boards, and a Japanese setting. Shogi veterans can jump right in and play, while newcomers will learn the basics and finer points through animated tutorials and puzzles. Once you experience Shotest Shogi, you'll understand why the Japanese are so fascinated with the game. Interactive tutorial: Much more immersive than a simple walkthrough, the interactive tutorial has lessons and challenges to help the player learn the game and have fun. Challenging opponents: Play against world-class game A.I., with sixteen opponents featuring a range of human-style play. In local career mode, unlock new opponents as you defeat them. Earn a higher rating as you successfully play career games. Multiplayer: Play online against some of the world's greatest Shogi players on Xbox LIVE. 3-D environments: Play in two beautiful Japanese locations, with realistic pieces on a Kaya-wood Goban board. Add-on packs: Get the advanced Shogi teaching packs; it's the easiest way to learn. [Microsoft]
Rating: E
Developer: AI Factory, Rubicon Development Ltd.
Genre(s): Parlor Games
Number of Players:1-2 Players
Offline Modes:Competitive
Connectivity:Scoreboards, Voice Chat
Special Controllers:Camera
Online Modes:Competitive
Resolution:1080i, 720p, Widescreen
Number of Online Players:2 Players Online
Customization:Downloadable Content
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