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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

TOKYO - February 13, 2019 - gumi Inc. and Yomuneco today announced that its upcoming title, SWORDS of GARGANTUA, is looking for adventurers to test their combat skills against a tough variety of challenging foes. From Friday, February 15, until Friday, February 22 (Japan Standard Time), the company will run a closed beta test and invites global Steam users to apply for entry.


Space is very limited, and for a chance to win a closed beta key, players can join the Discord channel and leave a comment in the #beta-apply page, here:


Winners will get a private message on Friday, February 15 with a Steam key giving them access to the beta. If players share their feedback via Discord and finish a survey after the beta test, their name will earn a place in the staff role credits in-game.


Join the Discord channel to meet like-minded adventurers, discuss strategies, give feedback, suggestions, and share videos!


Key Features in SWORDS of GARGANTUA:

  • Realistic VR Swordsmanship: Experience the adventure of sword-based combat, merging real-life and VR. Every movement is finely tuned and mirrored directly in the virtual world, bringing you closer than ever to the action.
  • Real-time Online Multiplayer: You and three other adventures can team up to take down the enemy. With a variety of weapons and native voice chat, you can develop strategies with your team and head into combat!
  • Gargantuan in Size and Scale: Every defeat over a wave of enemies brings you one step closer to an adversary of epic proportions. Is your team strong enough to take down the gigantic nemesis, Gargantua?

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About Yomuneco Inc.

Yomuneco Inc. is a Virtual Reality game development company based out of Tokyo, Japan. Headed by industry veteran Kiyoshi Shin, Yomuneco is dedicated to the creation of high-quality multiplayer experiences in Virtual Reality. For more information about Yomuneco, please check out our official website:


About gumi Inc.

Founded in 2007, gumi Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 3903) is a leading global mobile game publisher and developer headquartered in Japan, with overseas operations in France, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. The company has proven success in launching titles worldwide, such as the widely popular role-playing games Brave Frontier and THE ALCHEMIST CODE. In 2016, gumi established a Silicon Valley-based investment group with partners, called The Venture Reality Fund, which focuses on seed and early stage augmented reality and virtual reality startups. Its VR incubation subsidiaries have expanded globally, including Tokyo XR Startups, Seoul XR Startups, and Nordic XR Startups. In 2018, the company launched gumi Cryptos, an investment arm in blockchain technology and funds. With ongoing publishing and development projects on a wide array of mobile, AR and VR platforms, gumi aims to change the world through innovative entertainment products and services, including both original content and collaborations with popular IP. For more information, please visit