Get the primary particulars under, by way of Crew NINJA director and president Fumihiko Yasuda on PlayStation Blog.
Right here at Crew NINJA, we’re extremely excited to introduce our very newest motion RPG sport, which takes you on an epic and unfettered journey as a Ronin on the daybreak of a brand new period in Japan. It was seven years in the past once we first started this challenge. And since then, the event has progressed slowly and freely, very similar to the spirit of a Ronin. It’s with nice pleasure to lastly convey this title to mild, and we’re stuffed with gratitude on with the ability to make this announcement with PlayStation who’ve supported us and this challenge all through these a few years.
Rise of the Ronin is a fight centered open-world motion RPG that takes place in Japan at a time of nice change. It’s the very finish of a 300-year lengthy Edo Interval, generally often known as “Bakumatsu.” Set within the late nineteenth century, Japan is going through the darkest of instances because it struggles with its oppressive rulers and lethal illnesses whereas western affect permeates as civil battle continues to rage between the Tokugawa Shogunate and the Anti-Shogunate factions.
Right here on this time of mayhem, you embody a Ronin character, a warrior certain to no grasp and free to make decisions of its personal. Rise of the Ronin is a brand new Crew NINJA expertise that may immerse you in an traditionally impressed world whereas bringing collectively its famend fight action with Katanas and the likes, with new firearm weaponry that depicts the distinctive persona of its time interval.
We at Koei Tecmo, have had many titles prior to now that have been primarily based on historical past. However with Rise of the Ronin, we got down to take the following massive step. By harnessing all the talents and information we’ve gained over time we actually wished to take issues to the following degree by making an attempt to totally painting probably the most vital revolution within the historical past of Japan together with the darkest and ugliest chapters that many will shrink back from. That is undoubtedly probably the most formidable and difficult challenge for Crew NINJA Studio so far. But we are going to enable our expertise in creating samurai and ninja motion video games to information us via this journey.
Past the motion components, we will probably be steadfast in our efforts to create a multilayered story that showcases the world of the Bakumatsu interval and the revolution that came about. The characters that you’ll meet all have their very own model of justice and motivations, and whether or not you determined to facet with or towards them… every choice you make will matter. With new fight motion and unrestrained open gameplay, we’re trying ahead to setting you free as you immerse your self as a Ronin.
Watch the announcement trailer under. View the primary screenshots at the gallery.