TBS Television and GeekOut announced that the official game of Takeshi’s Castle has been launched on the game platform Roblox on September 1st, 2023.
Based on the globally acclaimed Japanese game show that was aired in the 1980s, Takeshi’s Castle is now available in Roblox and fans can experience the iconic obstacles once again.
Similar to the show, players cooperate with each other to take on and overcome various obstacles from Takeshi’s Castle such as ‘Ryujin-Ike’, better known as the ‘Stepping Stone’, or ‘Daruma-san ga Koronda’ a.k.a. ‘Now You See Me, Now You Don’t’.
Serving as the entrance before the game starts, the lobby features buildings that display the rankings of the players’ games.
The developers noted that there are also plans to sell digital items related to Takeshi’s Castle like the avatar clothing and accessories in the future.
Takeshi’s Castle is a free-to-play title and is available on mobile devices and Windows PCs supported by the Roblox app.
TBS Holdings announced that they were expanding into the gaming business in July 2023 with the TBS Games brands.
In light of Takeshi’s Castle launching on Roblox, Kentaro Fukuda, Head of New IP Development at TBS said, “The first release in ‘TBS GAMES’ brand starts with the game of “Takeshi’s Castle” on Roblox.”
“The show sparked a major sensation in society, achieved long-lasting global success transcending language and culture, and became one of the programs that TBS can take pride in.”
“Roblox is a popular app worldwide, and we are confident that it can be a content that can be enjoyed worldwide by anyone anytime.”
“We are dedicated to “BRINGING YOU THE BEST GAMING EXPERIENCE”, to a wide range of players from the Z generation to those who watched “Takeshi’s Castle” in real-time.”
“The title “Takeshi’s Castle” reminds many people of the unique and exciting challenges,” said Soichi Tanaka, CEO of GeekOut.
“At GeekOut, we are thrilled to make this legendary show available on the global platform Roblox.”
“Our goal is to provide players of all generations with inspiring and fun moments by bringing together good old memories and new experiences.”
“We hope that this experience evokes nostalgia for longtime fans and inspires new discoveries for new fans.”
“Please join the new challenges of Takeshi’s Castle and re-discover the joy it provides.”
As mentioned, Takeshi’s Castle is now available on Roblox for various platforms such as Windows PC, Android, iOS, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Meta Quest Pro.
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