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Embark on an exciting journey as Shinji, a former street racer who has been given a second chance at redemption. Sent to the picturesque Japanese town of Buruwasu to escape his criminal past, he finds himself embroiled in a mystery when he stumbles upon a protest over an unsolved murder. Using your sharp investigative skills, gather evidence and build a case to bring justice to the troubled city and restore order to the once peaceful streets of Buruwasu.


Explore five hand-crafted locales each with its own purpose: Buruwasu, Ichihara, Konan, Yokyohama and Nagasegai.


Communicate and find clues with randomly generated AI, complete the story and play in over 100 hand-crafted side quests.


Fight in turn-based style and defeat hundreds of enemies in enemy encounters. Use melee weapons and beat stuff up!

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Hey guys,


Welcome to the new Ninkyo Dantai v1.0.4 – Battle Update released on 9th May 2024.

You can download the game here


  • Added Credits to the Main Menu.
  • Adding a new vending machine top-side texture.
  • Added a new vending machine user interface.
  • Added a Stamina Bar to the player. This will allow you to do heavier and special attacks.
  • Changed the name of some Cities, the correct names are Buruwasu, Konan, Yokyohama, Ichihara and Nagasegai.
  • Changed the colours of the Taxi user interface.
  • Numerous city-wide object placement changes.

Stamina regenerates at a reduced rate automatically, you can purchase from vending machines to recover quicker.

Vending Machines

Vending shot

  • Added six new types of Vending Machines - The purpose of these is for the player to heal their health after combat.

1. Mixed assortments drinks - Red

2. Hot and cold and water drinks - Blue

3. Meals and Foods - Yellow

4. Temporary boosters and medicine - Green

5. Random items - Purple

6. Alcohol Only - Grey

  • There's a equal 16.67% spawn chance for each type of vending machine. Explore the world to find them (they are random).

Game World

  • Added 5 new Lamp Post props to the world.
  • Added a new light Lamp next to Joe's Pizza.

Battle Updates

Battle start

  • Updated the enemy artificial intelligence.
  • Added a new enemy health bar design.
  • You can attack using the left mouse button.

Bug Fixes/Changes

  • Fixed a bug where the game would occasionally crash when interacting with a vending machine.
  • Fixed a bug where you could not interact with a vending machine at midnight.
  • Fixed a collision bug with the vending machine.
  • Fixed a lighting bug exactly at 12:00am.
  • Fixed a lighting bug for the Wooden Bench at exactly 12:00am.
  • Fixed a bug where money could be a decimal.
  • Fixed a bug where money could reset.
  • Fixed bugs where incorrect halos were set for the lamp-post.
  • Fixed a bug where NPCs thoughts were abnormally large due to no font being set.
  • Fixed issues with Taxi navigation to other cities.
  • Fixed a bug where visiting Konan the game would crash.

Credits Shot

Load Order

  • Improved and optimised texture streaming during the loading sequence.
  • Improved and refactored code structures and simplification.
  • Removed redundant textures from project folder.

If you like how the project is going and you would like to support us on this project consider subscribing to our Patreon.



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Bit.Byte - - 2 comments

Soooo, the original top down GTA games mixed with the world of Yakuza? Basically?

This is awesome! Really really! Keep up the good work! Do you maybe have a discord or somewhere I could find out more information?

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TeamCS1 - - 1 comments

Hey! Spot on, the idea of the game is a hybrid of Yakuza and 2D era GTA.

Really do appreciate the kind words :D

I recommend you check out our Itch.io Game Page here to find out more information. - Teamcs1.itch.io

Please can you add to your collection/follow on Itch.io to get the latest updates. I'm currently working on the Discord and will publish a link to join.

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Great game! I really enjoy the atmospheric city design and battle system.

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