Castle of Shikigami is a dark, supernatural vertically-scrolling shoot-’em-up classic. Summer, 2005: Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Force is investigating an occult serial killer. Specialists have been called in to investigate. The case is called “The Castle of Shikigami Incident”.
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Positive (25) - 88% of the 25 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jun 15, 2017

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July 4

Cave-le TV broadcast: Crimzon Clover July 4th!

Cave's unofficially official Twitch broadcast team, CAVE-le TV, will be playing Crimzon Clover tomorrow (Japan time)!
Date: July 5th (Japan) / 4th (PST)
Time: 13:15~(Japan) / 21:15~ (PST)

Crimzon Clover is on sale, so get some practice in now!
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March 14

Humble Store keys revoked

In January a pricing error on the Humble Store meant that a large number of keys were purchased way below their retail price, the majority of these were purchased by accounts which were flagged for various reasons by Humble Store and the keys were revoked.

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In the meantime, we'd like to apologise to those of you affected and we plan to have a sale soon so you get a chance to pick it up if you enjoyed it.
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“If you're into vertical shooters and you've always wanted to see how Castle of Shikigami got its start, this convenient new release is a welcome ally”

“There's a good split between offensive and defensive bullet formations, and each run with another avatar feels fresh”

About This Game

Castle of Shikigami is the dark, supernatural first installment in Alfa System's highly regarded shoot-’em-up series, newly translated and brought to the PC by Cosmo Machia and Degica Games.


The Summer heat is scorching. Tokyo’s Metropolitan Police Force has had enough. One after another, 32 female victims were found brutally murdered. Could this be the work of the occult? Call in the specialists!


Choose one of six characters and utlise their unique abilities to defeat the demons infesting modern-day Tokyo in this vertically scrolling shooting game. Use each character's shot, special Shikigami attack and bomb to conquer each stage and it's boss to ultimately discover who or what is behind “The Castle of Shikigami Incident”.

Game Features:

  • Six playable characters with unique abilities and storylines
  • Five multipart stages of nightmarish demons in a ghost-infested modern-day Japan
  • Tension Bonus System that rewards risk
  • NEW Practice Mode and slow down for that authentic arcade experience
  • Two-player local cooperative play
  • Newly translated story mode and character bios
  • Steam Achievements, Leaderboards and Trading Cards


Game experience may alter from user to user depending on their hardware configuration. All user comments and reviews below are unsolicited. Reviews and comments are in no way created or controlled by Degica and reflect the views of the reviewer only.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 8.1 / 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 2.3 GHz or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL support 1GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    • Sound Card: OpenAL support
    • Additional Notes: Xinput controller recommended, Windows 7 working, but unsupported

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