Okinawa Rush Action Throwback Launches Kickstarter

Okinawa Rush Crowdfunding Details Sokaikan Okinawa Rush

Developers: Sokaikan

Medium: Video Game

Crowdfunding Platform: Kickstarter 

Project Overview:

A ruthless army of ninja known as the ‘Black Mantis’ clan have come to Okinawa to loot, pillage and kill anyone that gets in their way. Above all else, they are searching for the legendary training scroll of Hiro Yashima who has honed his martial skill to supernatural level, summoning flame and sound to vanquish his foes.
He returns home one night to find his children missing, his wife slain, and a note in her bloody hand…

“Come find me in the shadows beyond the sea and show me what you are capable of. “


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Many readers arrested on this article are young enough to remember action side-scroller video games. These were titles that monopolized the now obsolete arcades galleries. Instead of awarding streams of quarters per gameplay gamers today now experience these video games from the comfort of home. Side-scroller video games are considered retro are available as emulators and ROMs. A quick Google search would provide an extensive community of enthusiasts.

In the early nineties, side-scroller adventure games were in plenty. Much as how first-person shooters (FPS) dominate today’s video game industry side-scroller games were the dominant product of yesteryear. There remains a marketplace for action side-scroller video games. This is why the developers at Sokaikan have unveiled Okinawa Rush.

Set against the backdrop of conflicting era Japan Okinawa Rush extends aspects of Martial Arts, mythology, and high paced action. Sokaikan Okinawa Rush


Players will assume the role of Martial Art masters; Hiro, Meilin, and Shin. Each character presents different combat styles and attributes. Their capabilities get tested as each embarks on a perilous mission against The Black Mantis Clan. Okinawa Rush not only secures the essence of side scroller adventure games but also Martial Arts films. Fighting styles range from Wing Chun Kung Fu, Tai chi Chuan, and Ninjitsu.

The crowdfunding target is set for ten thousand British pounds (£10,000 goal) converted that corresponds to Thirteen thousand fifteen dollars ($13,015). Collected funds will extend into advancing the progress of Okinawa Rush. Although there are no specifics the Kickstarter profile mentions the areas that require attention. The core gameplay mechanics include visuals, music, and audio effects with each tackled with the absolute focus. The developers at Sokaikan have the vision to conceive an exceptional tribute to the throwback era of action games.

Below are some of the features coming to Okinawa Rush

• Unique fighting engine & huge move set.
• An engaging story told with hand illustrated, cinematic cut-scenes in a pixel-art style.
• Many different enemies each with their own moves and weapons.
• Intense boss battles!
• Parry any attacks, projectiles, and traps!
• Choose a training Dojo and decorate it with our Feng Shui item system to increase your hero’s powers.
• High scores are uploaded to the Okinawa Rush website.
• Customizations.
• Secret areas, easter-eggs, and mysteries to discover.
• Local co-op mode. Engage in unique co-op combos to defeat enemies.

To Support Okinawa Rush visit Kickstarter 


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