Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun: free playable demo out now.


Two playable missions let you try out characters and tactics; Brand new screenshots available; Exclusive developer stream on Facebook

HAMBURG – November 21, 2016 – As of today, the playable demo of Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is available on Steam and GOG. The upcoming game by Daedalic Entertainment and Mimimi Productions marks the long awaited comeback of the real-time tactics genre. The demo version gives players a sneak peek of what to expect from the final game, including five simultaneously playable characters with unique and versatile skills. Shadow Tactics features 13 missions with an average 25 hours of game time and a free moving isometric camera perspective in the beautiful environments of the Edo period of ancient Japan. Stealth is key to successfully completing missions, vanquishing enemies, and becoming a strategic mastermind!

The demo version is now available for free:

From Steam

From GOG

Developer Mimimi Productions will be live with a Facebook stream tonight, showcasing the missions in the demo.

Links and downloads

Please download the brand new screenshots here.

Please find the official announcement teaser right here:


Please find more information and assets in the press kit:

press kit

These are the official websites:


Website of the developer

The full version of Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is scheduled for release on December 6th 2016 for PC, Mac and Linux. In 2017, the game will be released for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One™.


About Daedalic Entertainment

Daedalic Entertainment, based in Hamburg, publishes and develops computer and video games for all platforms. The studio focuses on interactive literature and character and narrative-driven games like adventures and RPGs. Daedalic Entertainment has a staff of more than 160 employees, including the Writer’s Room, a team of writers unique to the German media industry.

Since May 2014, Daedalic Entertainment is part of the Bastei Lübbe group of companies. In July 2014, the publisher opened a new studio, Daedalic Entertainment West, in Düsseldorf. The studio’s first project is the Space Exploration RPG The Long Journey Home.

Daedalic won the German Developer Award 21 times („Studio of the Year“ 2009 and 2013, among others). In 2013, the studio won the prestigious German Games Award for “Best German Game” with “Chaos on Deponia”. Daedalic Entertainment is also the six-time winner of the German Video Game Award and the European Games Award.

With titles like State of Mind, Silence, The Devil’s Men and Ken Follett’s The Pillars of the Earth, Daedalic will raise the bar for the whole adventure genre. With Blackguards they also gained a reputation for creation of high quality RPG games. As a publisher, the studio is also known for releasing unique and outstanding titles like Shadow Tactics, Crazy Machines 3, Valhalla Hills and Bounty Train.


About Mimimi Productions

Mimimi Productions, an independent studio founded in 2011 based in Munich develops high quality games with a unique look, where a characteristic visual style meets innovation. Mimimi Production gave their acclaimed debut with daWindci, a 2.5D puzzle game for iPhone and iPad, that won the Apple Design Award. The Last Tinker: City of Colors, a 3D action adventure inspired by classics such as Jak And Daxter and Banjo Kazooie was released in the summer of 2014 for PlayStation®4, PC, Mac and Linux.


Press Contact

Jesse Bandeen

Tel: +1 415 955 8500

TriplePoint PR, for Daedalic Entertainment GmbH