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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Beta Signups

Daedalic Entertainment is now signing up applicants interested in closed beta testing of Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun, their upcoming stealthy real-time strategy game. Registration is being accepted on this page for the next couple of weeks, and word is testing will begin in the middle of next month. They aren't afraid of overpromising based on the testing, as they say: "By conducting the Closed Beta, Daedalic Entertainment and Mimimi Productions would like to guarantee not only that Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun will work absolutely flawlessly, but also that it correlates with the wishes and preferences of the fans." Here's a previously released game trailer, and here's a refresher on the game:
In the year 1615, a new Shogun rises to power in Japan and strives to bring peace to the realm. In his battle against rebellion he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills for assassination, sabotage and espionage.

One part of this team is Hayato, an agile ninja, who clears the way through his enemies silently with a sword and shuriken. The Samurai Mugen is a bit more violent and can defeat more fiends at one time, but therefore, hes forfeiting flexibility. Aiko is a master of camouflage when she distracts enemies as a Geisha, and the street child Yuki places traps and decoys the enemies towards their deadly fate. However, Takuma counts on his sniper rifle and takes care of the enemies from a distance.

The player has to carefully evaluate his options in order to master the challenging missions: how will the characters behave as a team? Which one is best equipped for each task? How can they best master the given environments? Come up with your own ingenious tactics to vanquish enemies and complete missions.