GOKEN is an action filled RPG where you're in the search for the lost five swords and maybe saving the world too.
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Positive (11 reviews) - 81% of the 11 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 27, 2017

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“GOKEN is an Action RPG project aiming to do JRPG's right in an old fasioned manner by the book. Inspired by many notorious titles from the "golden age of gaming", GOKEN seeks to fulfill a genre that seems to be lost over the years. But we believe that this experience can only be revived correctly with the help of actual gamers from back in the days and would like to craft GOKEN into a form we all desire.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“While we do have a planned set frame of about two months, we are willing to extend this time period as long as we feel that the requirements of gamers are not met.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“In addition to working out obvious bugs and everything that is currently available in-game, we plan on the full version to have the following features.

-Implementation of Steamworks
-Addition of an island dedicated specifically for users to mod
-Improvement on character customization, specifically the "Tattoo System 2.0"
-Replayable Colosseum mode
-Additional side quests
-Additional dungeons”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Upon initial release on early access, players can expect GOKEN to have the following features.

-Full story driven old-school ARPG (playable to the end!)
-Dual weapon wielding with kick butt animations
-Seamless and large open world for users to experience
-Fantasy world drawn in beautiful 2D artwork with 3D characters
-Very unique and catchy scores to accompany the world
-Character customization "Tattoo System" that allows players to create unique builds
-Weapon upgrade system through materials to loot”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“GOKEN plans to provide users with a discounted price point of 14.99 USD as a thank you for supporting the game at its early stage. Once the game is reaches its full state, GOKEN is planned to be released at 19.99 USD.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“GIANTY is opened to any ideas of improvements users may have and are willing to make GOKEN the game the Steam community truly desires. We want to make development of GOKEN as transparent and interactive as possible so feel free to drop off any ideas in the Steam community forums, or visit us on our website, facebook page or twitter.

Official Site: https://www.gianty.co.jp/goken/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gokengame/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/gokengame
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCztZFn9O25p1ip2hYcehyoA
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Recent updates View all (6)

August 18

HOTFIX Released!



We just released a hotfix for GOKEN that should resolve some reported bugs.

-Fixed a bug which prevented certain saved files to load properly
-Improved game play when using certain weapons
-Removed enemies from areas where they were not supposed to spawn in
-many other bugs

Thank you guys for your continuous support!
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August 10

Ver. 1.1.0 Update is out!



Hello everyone!

Thanks to all your reviews and requests, we're releasing the 1.1.0 update with the following features which should greatly improve the game experience!

Specifically, the following improvements have been made.

Major Improvements Towards Beginning
-Adjusted map for much less confusion
-Changed the texts on signs (and placed more of them)
-Added a camp in the Kinari Caves to restore player health
-Added a boss event before reaching the Kinari Caves
-Added multiple NPCs along the way to Cardina through the Kinari Caves


Gameplay Improvements
-By holding the Shift key / Circle button / B button, players can now sprint for long distance traveling
-Improved the recovery rate for stamina
-Adjusted balancing of weapons
-Adjusted damage in combat


Operating Systems
-Added Linux Support (Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS 64 bit, SteamOS)


Others
-Fixed bugs (and spelling errors)

We here at GIANTY are still making further improvements to GOKEN and many of these are based from your feedback!

So please support us by keeping those feedbacks coming; let us know how we can make GOKEN your favorite ARPG
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About This Game

GOKEN seeks to bring back everything that was right about gaming in an action packed open world environment in the form of the good old Action RPG genre and have the old school gamers tremble in nostalgia.



-Scenario-
Long ago, when gods lived amongst people...

There lived a swordsman who was given five swords forged by god himself.

Using these swords, the swordsman brought peace and order to the world.

People called the swordsman, "Wielder of the Five Swords"...

One day, during a fete to praise the gods, the blades of the swordsman turn against the gods for reasons unknown.

One of the gods, Ozone, furious with all his powers, sealed the swordsman away at the top of a mountain now known as Swords Peak.

This tale begins 5,000 years after the battle between the two, near a the small village of Cardina.


-Game Overview-

Seamless open-world game mechanics

While the game features a rather old school “quarter view” mechanic, the map transitions and event scenes, even the combat is all seamless as can be to enhance the overall gaming experience.

Real time strategic action battle system

Utilizing 2 primary attack buttons, users can assign different weapons to each button to create a unique combo that fits the users need as they go. Monsters, bosses and stage gimmicks can require a specific type of weapon at times creating opportunities for users to strategize their best route of approach.

Customizable Tattoo system

Utilizing "tattoos", users are given specific points upon leveling to get the protagonist inked as a form of powering up so it could be built to one’s own. Raising MAX HP and Stamina, learning new and special moves are just a few of many ways players are able to customize their character depending on their play style.

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7(64bit), Windows 8/8.1(64bit), Windows 10(64bit)
    • Processor: Core i3 2GHz and above
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTS250 / Radeon HD5750 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7(64bit), Windows 8/8.1(64bit), Windows 10(64bit)
    • Processor: Core i5 2.2GHz and above
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX460 / Radeon HD6850 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS 64 bit, SteamOS
    • Processor: Core i3 2GHz and above
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTS250 / Radeon HD5750 or better
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS 64 bit, SteamOS
    • Processor: Core i5 2.2GHz and above
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX460 / Radeon HD6850 or better
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
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