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Pixel Shrine JINJA lets you build ancient Japanese shrines in pixel art, out now on iOS and Android

Pixel Shrine JINJA lets you build ancient Japanese shrines in pixel art, out now on iOS and Android

KaguraTech has officially announced the global launch of Pixel Shrine JINJA, a sandbox simulation game with an ancient Japanese theme. Out now on iOS and Android, the game lets players unleash their creativity as they craft beautiful shrines across a lovely pixel art aesthetic.

In Pixel Shrine JINJA, players can expect to create their masterpiece in a charming pixelated world. They'll earn resources from worshippers who visit the shrine they create, as well as upgrade and reinforce their building to defend against malevolent forces. Rewards obtained from taking down foes will give players more objects to improve and expand their shrines.

The game features a water flow function as well where players can marvel at the flow of this natural element anywhere on the map. As they grow their characters, they can learn special skills to help nurture their shrines. Of course, at the end of the day, other players can visit their shrines as well for a little bit of social activity.

Additionally, the game lets you acquire resources as well even when you're logged off, so you can fully prettify your torii gates and kaguraden to your heart's content.

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If you're eager to join in on all the fun and experience the game for yourself, you can now download Pixel Shrine JINJA on the iOS App Store and on the Google Play Store for Android devices. It's a free-to-play game with in-app purchases. You can also visit the official website for more info, or have a look at the embedded clip above to get a feel of the game as well.

Are you on the hunt for more similar titles that will put your skills to the test on your mobile device? Why not take a gander at our list of the best Android simulation games?

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Catherine Dellosa
Catherine Dellosa
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