The true rebirth of iconic beat 'em up genre in vein of old-school video games! As a simple Chinese fisherman Wei Cheng you have to avenge the death of your friends and family slaughtered in a pirate raid at your peaceful village.
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August 16, 2018


Choose the path of a true Shaolin warrior with BUKA and Sobaka Studio as they present a perky action videogame set in a Medieval China at the Gamescom 2018 gaming event as well as the remastered version of their brutal brawler - Redeemer: Enhanced Edition. Players are welcome to try demo versions of both these gamesat A20 booth located in the Hall 10.1

Can’t wait to find out what gamers are about to try in Cologne? Especially for you development team revealed a new gameplay trailer showing off thrilling fights with beautifully drawn landscapes on a background so you could feel all the excitement of the gameplay.


Fight your way from a novice to the true master of South Shaolin martial arts through the numerous and experienced enemies. Your battle staff, powerful fists and excellent reaction are the only keys to victory. Army of your foes is ruthless and even the small-time bandit can turn out to be a real headache for an inexperienced player. To come out victorious you should be smarter and nimbler or…you can call in your trustworthy friend for help at a critical moment or use mysterious magic powers to win the day.

This beta version gameplay reveals only a small part of what comes soon on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, macOS and Linux. To deliver the game as it best and to be sure it meets their ambitions development team asked for an additional time to polish the project. That’s why BUKA and Sobaka Studio made a joint decision to postpone a worldwide release to the early winter 2019.

A big thanks to everyone who added 9 Monkeys of Shaolin to wishlist :steamhappy:
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About This Game

"If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle".
- Sun Tzu, The Art of War

9 Monkeys of Shaolin

- marks a true rebirth of the iconic beat 'em up genre in vein of old-school video games. If, as a kid you had hours of fun playing SNES or SEGA beat 'em up videogames crushing foes left and right then this new title from the creators of hardcore brawler REDEEMER is definitely for you!

As a mere Chinese fisherman Wei Cheng you have to avenge the death of your friends and family slaughtered in a pirate raid at your peaceful village. Game protagonist is quite a tough nut to crack as he knows the basics of ancient martial arts only mastered by legendary Shaolin monks. Get your trusty battle staff ready for a challenging adventure in Medieval China and for merciless fights with hordes of various enemies.

Action-packed battles, user friendly controls and incredible atmosphere of great kung-fu movies of 70s – all this makes 9 Monkeys of Shaolin a perfect choice for every true fan of really hardcore brawlers.


  • 3 unique fighting styles: fight on earth, in the air or use mysterious magic seals. Combine these elements to defeat every enemy on your way.
  • Captivating narrative: discover the fascinating story of Wei Cheng and follow him as he rises from a simple fisherman to the master of Shaolin martial arts.
  • Stunning visual style: unlikely combination of historical and mystical elements gives you an exciting experience from every scene appears on screen.
  • Extensive character development system: you learn a great deal of ways to victory as you discover various unlockable perks, items and fighting styles.
  • More than 25 different levels: Chinese villages, pirate ship, Buddhist monasteries, Japanese mansions, ancient ruins and many more.
  • 10 types of Chinese and Japanese polearms, each with its unique traits. Discover the landscapes to find new items!
  • Co-op play: invite your friend to help you fight through growing waves of enemies and complete the game together.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
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