Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story Game Arrives on February 20

PS4 and Switch spinoff comes from developer Acquire

Katana Kami

 

If you're looking for a mix of sword crafting and dungeon exploration, developer Acquire has the spinoff for you. Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story is coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch in the west, and Spike Chunsoft recently confirmed plans for a February 20 launch. 

 

Check out the announcement trailer:

 

 

Story and features:

 

The Way of the Samurai is forged in battle!

 

Play as a ronin during Japan’s Meiji Restoration in the volatile Rokkotsu Pass. The swordsmith Dojima falls into debt and his beautiful daughter is taken as collateral. Help repay the debt by crafting swords by day and exploring the mysterious, twisting dungeons of the Ipponmatsu Cave for valuable materials at night.

 

Key Features

 

Hone Your Skills – Over 100 different weapons and nine fighting styles means you can fight any way you please!

Mysterious Dungeons – An isometric hack and slash with randomly-generated dungeons to explore in a historical Japanese setting.

Two Swords are Better Than One – Explore dungeons with others.

Balance of Power – Ally, betray, or maintain neutrality in dealing with the town’s three factions. The fate of Rokkotsu Pass is balanced by the tip of a blade!

Familiar Faces – Featuring fan-favorite characters from the Way of the Samurai series!

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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