Whats up all you ronin on the market! We right here at Spike Chunsoft are comfortable to announce that Katana Kami: A Manner of the Samurai Story, is ready to launch February 20!
Manner of the Samurai is a franchise constructed on Japanese-inspired hack-and-slash motion set in a unusual, quasi-historically correct Meiji-era Japan. The collection started in 2002 with Manner of the Samurai on the PS2 and has continued via the console generations, lastly arriving on PS4 within the type of Katana Kami. Whereas extra of a spin-off than a real sequel, Katana Kami nonetheless has the entire distinct characters, themes, and motion the collection is thought for.
Katana Kami takes place within the peaceable (for now) Rokkotsu Cross, a well-recognized setting for franchise vets. The swordsmith Dojima falls into debt, and the conniving debt collectors take his lovely daughter Nanami as collateral. The protagonist of the story arrives and agrees to assist Dojima repay the debt… in return for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Hey, nobody mentioned this wandering ronin was operating a charity.
This kicks off the sport’s predominant gameplay loop: the participant journeys into the mysterious caves underneath the pine tree “Ipponmatsu” to gather supplies and swords by evening and promote swords via Dojima’s smithy by day. The dungeons themselves are randomized to maintain you in your toes, and the deeper down into the dungeons you go, the rarer and extra highly effective the gadgets you discover. However watch out, as a result of the enemies get a lot harder as nicely. Do you dare delve deeper for higher loot on the danger of being mauled by highly effective foes? Be ready to face wild animals, the undead, and elite monsters based mostly on Japanese folklore. Hope you make it out alive, since you lose all of your stuff should you die. Nevertheless, should you’re feeling fortunate, you possibly can defeat your doppelganger spirit the following time you enter the dungeon to steal again your misplaced loot.
There’s additionally on-line play so you possibly can problem the dungeons with others. Or you possibly can simply get in there, kill your buddy in a duel, and take all their stuff. Your alternative.
Again on the floor, cease by the smithy, drop off all the fabric you gathered to Dojima, then assist him run the store. Then meet all of the quirky characters dwelling in Rokkotsu Cross and take sword orders from them.
There are three rival factions in Rokkotsu Cross, every with its personal historical past and character. Relying on the way you settle for (or reject) and ship orders, you possibly can ally your self with a kind of factions, giving all of them one of the best swords and equipment, or attempt to preserve the steadiness of energy by treating all orders as equally as doable. No matter you determine to do, simply be sure you have the cash when the debt collector comes knocking.
Additionally, don’t overlook to obtain the 2 free DLCs which might be obtainable via February 20-27 at PlayStation Retailer.
We’re actually enthusiastic about this title and the prospect to introduce a probably brand-new viewers to Manner of the Samurai. See you within the underground, samurai.