Onimusha: Warlords remaster coming to PS4, Xbox One, Swap and Steam

Onimusha: Warlords remaster coming to PS4, Xbox One, Swap and Steam

A remastered model of Onimusha: Warlords is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Swap and Steam on Jan. 15, 2019, Capcom introduced Tuesday.

The motion journey recreation — which performs a bit like Satan Could Cry — was initially launched on PS2 in 2001, and holds an 86 score on Metacritic.

It is set in feudal Japan and follows the samurai Samanosuke Akechi as he fights in opposition to the demonic forces of Nobunaga Oda and tries to save lots of his cousin Princess Yuki from their clutches.


The remaster has been up to date with HD graphics, analog stick help, and a brand new soundtrack with newly recorded Japanese voice performing.

Show settings may also be modified between 4:three and 16:9 at any time in-game. A display scrolling function within the widescreen mode adapts to gamers’ actions to point out areas that in any other case aren’t absolutely seen.

The sport’s straightforward mode can be selectable from the start — within the unique, you needed to lose to the primary boss 3 times earlier than it turned accessible.


It will be accessible digitally within the US and Europe for $19.99/€19.99/£15.99 on all codecs, with a bodily launch of the PS4 and Xbox One model within the US solely.

The unique was notable in that character actions had been created utilizing movement seize, with actor and singer Takeshi Kaneshiro because the character mannequin and voice actor for Samanosuke. The sport’s villain, Nobunaga, was primarily based on an actual feudal lord within the late 16th century who tried to unify Japan.


A earlier re-release, Genma Onimusha, got here to Xbox in 2002, with further areas, bosses, costumes and gameplay mechanics. We requested Capcom if these options shall be included within the remaster, however its reply urged that they would not.

‘Onimusha: Warlords for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Swap and Steam relies on the unique PlayStation 2 model additionally titled Onimusha: Warlords,’ a spokesperson stated in an e mail.

It had a pair of direct sequels, Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny and Onimusha 3: Demon Siege (which co-starred a motion-captured Jean Reno), in addition to follow-up Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams — all on PS2.  

There have been additionally two forgettable spinoffs, Onimusha Tactics on Recreation Boy Advance and Onimusha: Blade Warriors on PS2.

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