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D3Publisher and developer Shade are saying 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 back in time. Particularly subsequent to Nobunaga Oda himself, in all probability someday through the mid-to-late 1500s.
On this case, the pair attain the Honnoji Temple to search 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.
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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 about to descend into the underworld to combat zombies and different enemies.
If that was it, Samurai Maiden would already be a doubtlessly attention-grabbing isekai story. Based mostly 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, generally known as The Gokage, and choose 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 novel energy.
Throughout the sport gamers will have interaction with the Gokage System, which mixes Tsumugi’s sword and the ninja strategies collectively. Gamers can select which combos will work finest for any given state of affairs. Past that, the group can 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 function a fish out of water. However right here we’ve obtained a full-on pseudo-harem on the go. It’s a Dynasty Warriors type slash ‘em up mixed with some type of romantic subplot.
It’s nearly like Shade Inc. took a take a look at OneeChanbara and Senran Kagura and thought a mixture of the 2 may very well be one thing particular.
On the very least it’s actually catching my curiosity. Fortunately I’ll be capable of play it virtually wherever. Samurai Maiden is releasing this winter. It’s going to be accessible on Ps 4, Ps 5, Nintendo Change and Steam.
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