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Two-Player-Only Puzzle Adventure “BOKURA” Celebrates 100,000 Downloads with Commemorative Sale on All Platforms

TOKYO – Sept 19, 2023 – BOKURA, the reality-bending co-op-only adventure developed by Kodansha Games Creator’s Lab, journeys past a 100,000 units downloaded milestone with a celebratory 30% off sale on Steam for PC, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android.

After accruing more than ten million views across social media since Steam Early Access launch last February, more than 100,000 adventurers have connected through BOKURA’s asymmetrical co-op-only gameplay.

Celebrate alongside the developers during the commemorative sale and pick up BOKURA for $3.84 on Steam and Nintendo Switch beginning Wednesday, September 20th at 5PM PST / 8PM EST until Monday, September 25th, 2023 at 10AM PST / 1PM EST (excluding Europe), and enjoy mobile discounts at and enjoy mobile discounts at $3.49 on Android and $2.99 on iOS.

Two adventuresome boys wander into the wild in search of a new experience, but both faint at the sight of a mysterious dead deer. Upon waking, they realize that their realities have forever changed. One sees a world full teeming with greenery and wildlife, while the other perceives a dimension rife with technology and robots.

Navigate through interconnected puzzles existing in two realities as each boy sees different surroundings . Observe details and artifacts from both worlds and communicate via voice chat to talk through bi-dimensional puzzles. There is no right or wrong choice, only a mutually agreed-upon path forward. See where conversation leads while experiencing a branching narrative story with multiple endings.

Run away into the unknown with a friend thanks to cross-platform support across PC via Steam, Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android. Take a gander at the boys’ future in the added playable epilogue as part of the 1.0 release, and experience an altered ending in the final stages with refreshed puzzle mechanics.

Try out BOKURA and 13 other titles developed by the Kodansha Game Creator’s Lab at the Tokyo Game Show (Booth #09-E40) on Thursday, September 21st to Sunday, September 24th, and grab goodies from the booth including a special tote bag featuring artwork from BOKURA and various Kodansha titles.

BOKURA brings people together in unexpected ways, and its great to see both so many players and so many content creators experiencing a journey through conversation with both their friends and audiences,” says tokoronyori, creator of BOKURA. “The Kodansha Game Creator’s Lab is home to many talented developers, and we have much more to show for 2023 and beyond. Stop by our booth at the Tokyo Game Show to catch a glimpse of many more amazing titles!”

BOKURA is available at a discount on Steam and Nintendo Switch for $3.84 Wednesday, September 20th at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00PM EST until Monday, September 25th, 2023 at 10:00AM PST / 1:00 PM EST (excluding Europe), as well as on iOS and Android for $2.99 with English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese language options.

For more information, please visit the Tokonyori official website, follow Tokonyori on Twitter.


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About tokoronyori

An indie game developer renowned for a unique artistic sensibility and the ability to craft original enigmatic works. “Lonely Planets” generated a lot of attention on social media in 2016. As a member of the first waev of the Kodansha Game Creators Lab, tokoronyori has released “BOKURA”, the two player puzzle adventure game.

About Kodansha Game Creator’s Lab

Established in 2021, Kodansha Game Creator’s Lab is the fourth department of the prestigious entertainment publishing company Kodansha Ltd., founded in 1909. Its motto is “Everything for the creator,” reflecting the company's goal to support young talents and introduce indie creators to the wider public.

About Ryu’s Office

Ryu’s Office offers in-depth marketing solutions for smartphone, console, arcade, and PC games in Japan. The team particularly focuses on the planning and production of numerous live broadcasts based out of Japan for the gaming industry.

To learn more, visit the official Ryu’s Office website.