D3Publisher and Shade Inc announce Samurai Maiden launch window


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D3Publisher and developer Shade are asserting Samurai Maiden, a brand new multiplatform sport. The sport’s descriptor is a samurai motion sport, however on nearer inspection there’s a bit extra to it than that.

Right here’s the set-up.

Samurai Maiden stars Tsumugi Tamaori, a highschool pupil who falls asleep throughout historical past class and wakes up again in time. Particularly subsequent to Nobunaga Oda himself, in all probability someday throughout the mid-to-late 1500s.

On this case, the pair attain the Honnoji Temple to seek out it burning and doubling as a portal to the underworld. Contemplating that, traditionally, that was an assassination try on Nobunaga, it’s in all probability not the best spot to be.

Tsumugi, a skilled sword fighter, is given a sword by Nobunaga to assist put a cease to the sudden calamity. The hero, now geared up, is ready to descend into the underworld to battle zombies and different enemies.

If that was it, Samurai Maiden would already be a probably fascinating isekai story. Primarily based on studying the set-up I assumed that possibly it kind of has a Drifters really feel to it.

However then it goes full isekai. Tsumugi meets three ninjas on the Temple. The trio, often called The Gokage, and decide to journey with Tsumugi into the underworld. Iyo is a tool-using ninja, Hagane is a robotic ninja and Komimi is a genius with a singular energy.

Throughout the sport gamers will have interaction with the Gokage System, which mixes Tsumugi’s sword and the ninja methods collectively. Gamers can select which combos will work finest for any given scenario. Past that, the group could have unlockable, even stronger particular talents.

It’s a full out isekai story

These stronger talents? You utilize them by smooching the ninjas.

That’s proper, it isn’t simply type of an isekai. It’s hitting a complete bunch of the tropes. There’s a great deal of video games, previous and future, which characteristic a fish out of water. However right here we’ve received a full-on pseudo-harem on the go. It’s a Dynasty Warriors fashion slash ‘em up mixed with some type of romantic subplot.

It’s virtually like Shade Inc. took a take a look at OneeChanbara and Senran Kagura and thought a mixture of the 2 might be one thing particular.

On the very least it’s definitely catching my curiosity. Fortunately I’ll be capable of play it virtually anyplace. Samurai Maiden is releasing this winter. It’s going to be out there on Ps 4, Ps 5, Nintendo Change and Steam.

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