Kowloon’s Gate Sequel Announced

A sequel to the hit PlayStation adventure game Kowloon’s Gate has been announced with Kowloon’s Rhizome coming to Switch, PS4, and PC.

25 years after planning began on the original game, planning has begun on a fully fledged sequel which boasts a new story, a new heroine, and real-time rendering. Crowdfunding will begin for Kowloon’s Rhizome on the Campfire website, beginning on October 23rd, 2020, at 21:00 JST, with the target amount being 2 million yen ($19,000).

Kowloon’s Gate originally released for PlayStation One on February 28th, 1997, selling 135,000 units. The game later rereleased on PlayStation Network in 2010, with a PSVR remake entitled Kowloon’s Gate VR suzaku releasing in 2017. The remake was also confirmed for Switch release, although no further details have been made available.


Kowloon’s Rhizome Demo

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