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Ghost of Tsushima
Ghost of Tsushima

Action 17 July 2020

An action sandbox game developed by Sucker Punch, the creators of the InFamous series. The player is taken to the titular island of Tshishima, where as a samurai he or she fights the Mongol invaders in order to avenge the death of family and close ones. A direct confrontation isn’t always the best course of action. To effectively eliminate opponents, the protagonist must learn to work in the shadows.

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Action 22 March 2019

An action-adventure game developed by From Software studio, which takes us the alternate reality of 15th-century Japan. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice focuses on an exploration of complex levels, sneaking and fights that resemble the Dark Souls series. Other features of the game are the grim atmosphere and a high difficulty level.

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Ghostwire: Tokyo
Ghostwire: Tokyo

Action 25 March 2022

GhostWire: Tokyo is the new game from the legendary Shinji Mikami, announced at the Bethesda conference at E3 2019.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Yakuza: Like a Dragon

RPG 10 November 2020

Yakuza 7: Whereabouts of Light and Darkness is an action game which is the next installment of the popular Yakuza series. This time, instead of going to Tokyo, the players go to Yokohama, where they take control of the new protagonist - Ichiban Kasuga.

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Yakuza 0
Yakuza 0

Action 12 March 2015

Another installment in the popular action game series, known as the Japan’s take on the Grand Theft Auto series. This time, the developers from SEGA created a prequel of the whole series, taking place in 1988, seven years before the events seen in the first installment. The plot of Yakuza 0 focuses on young Kazuma Kiryu, the series' protagonist, as he began his journey to become a legend in the Japanese underworld.

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Stronghold: Warlords
Stronghold: Warlords

Strategy 09 March 2021

Another full-fledged installment of Stronghold, a popular strategy game series developed by FireFly since 2001. As always, the game takes us to medieval times, and allows us to assume the role of a lord with a small castle and a poor village at his command. Our job is to grow the area to become a powerful domain.

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Lost Judgment
Lost Judgment

Action 24 September 2021

A spin-off of the popular Yakuza series, and a sequel to 2019's warmly welcomed Judgment. In Lost Judgment, the main character is once again Takayuki Yagami, a private detective investigating a mysterious murder case in Yokohama.

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NiOh 2: The Complete Edition
NiOh 2: The Complete Edition

RPG 13 March 2020

A sequel to the souls-like game from 2017. It was developed by the creators of the first entry in the series, Team Ninja. In NiOh 2, the players once again assume the role of a samurai who faces hostile men and mythical creatures.

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Trek to Yomi
Trek to Yomi

Action 05 May 2022

Action adventure game inspired by the films of Akira Kurosawa. In Trek to Yomi we play as a young samurai who, in order to fulfill his oath made to his dying mentor, must face the forces of evil. The title was developed by Leonard Menchiari and Flying Wild Hog studio.

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Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut
Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut

Action 20 August 2021

Director's Cut of the 2020 hit set in 13th century Japan. Published by Sony and Sucker Punch studio, Ghost of Tsushima: Director's Cut is enriched with, among others, Iki Island add-on, available for both PS4 and PS5 consoles.

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Yakuza Kiwami
Yakuza Kiwami

Action 29 August 2017

A complex remake of the first installment in the Yakuza series. The original title debuted on PlayStation 2 in 2005. The game takes place in 1995, eight years after the events shown in Yakuza 0. Kazuma Kiryu, the main protagonist, is a high ranked member of the criminal clan Tojo. He takes the blame for the murder of the patriarch of Dojima family, who was responsible for kidnapping his friend Yumi. After ten years the protagonist is released from prison.

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Yakuza Kiwami 2
Yakuza Kiwami 2

Action 28 August 2018

Yakuza Kiwami 2 is an expanded remake of the second entry in the Yakuza series. The game was developed by Sega and enables the player to assume the role of Kazuma Kiryu. The developers left the story from the original version and used a modern engine and improved mechanics.

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life
Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

Action 17 April 2018

The 6th installment in the series of gangster action games published by SEGA, which is popular in Japan. The titular Yakuza is the Japanese word used to describe local organized criminal structures and its members.

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Ghost of Tsushima: Legends
Ghost of Tsushima: Legends

Action 16 October 2020

Ghost of Tsushima: Legends is a DLC introducing online co-op mode for up to four players, available for free to owners of the original Sucker Punch studio game. The developers were inspired by Japanese mythology when creating it.

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Judgment
Judgment

Action 25 June 2019

An action adventure game in which we play the role of a detective conducting complex criminal investigations. Project JUDGE was created by the authors of the popular Yakuza series, i.e. Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. As a former lawyer of Takayuki Yagami, we deal with the prosecution of criminals.

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Hearts of Iron IV: Waking the Tiger
Hearts of Iron IV: Waking the Tiger

Strategy 08 March 2018

The third expansion to strategy game Hearts of Iron IV. Developers introduced new content for China and modified national objective trees for Japan and the Third Reich, allowing e.g. to remove Hitler from power and the German Empire.

PC

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water

Adventure 27 September 2014

The fifth fully-fledged installment of the survival horror series started on PlayStation 2. In the game we play the role of three heroes who come to the area of the mysterious Hikayama Mountain, guided by various personal motives. The game is divided into episodes during which we search for missing persons. An inseparable element of the characters' equipment is a special camera that allows them to exorcise ghosts by taking pictures of them.

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Yakuza 3 Remastered
Yakuza 3 Remastered

Action 20 August 2019

A remastered version of the third entry in the popular series of action games that tell the story of the Japanese mafia. The story depicted in Yakuza 3 Remastered concentrates on the character of Kazuma Kiryu.

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The Yakuza Remastered Collection
The Yakuza Remastered Collection

Action 20 August 2019

A set consisting of three remastered versions of action games under the Yakuza brand, prepared by Sega. In The Yakuza Remastered Collection we follow the fate of Kazuma Kiryu, who tries to cut off from the Japanese underworld at all costs.

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Sengoku Dynasty
Sengoku Dynasty

RPG TBA (early access since December 2022)

Sengoku Dynasty is a life sim in the Japanese Middle Ages. The player's task is to take care of his family, develop the settlement and fight against the enemies that threaten it. The action takes place in an open world and the game focuses on a realistic representation of the local culture and history.

PC

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim

Adventure 22 September 2020

A unique RPG game created by producers such as Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Odin Sphere and Dragon's Crown. The action of the game is set in modern Tokyo, where thirteen huge mosses appear. The main characters of the game are students of the high school in a mysterious way associated with mechanical colossuses.

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2
Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2

RPG TBA

Yakuza: Like a Dragon 2 is a jRPG with a turn-based combat system. It continues the story of Ichiban Kasuga, who once again gets involved in the affairs of the Japanese underworld.

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Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun - Aiko's Choice
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun - Aiko's Choice

Strategy 06 December 2021

Standalone expansion to the very warmly welcomed Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun. The game tells the story of kunoichi Aiko, who unexpectedly has to face the consequences of her past and former life.

PC

Persona 5 Strikers
Persona 5 Strikers

Action 23 February 2021

A spin-off of action RPG Persona 5. The production, with an original story, was prepared by Omega Force, which is known for its countless Dynasty Warriors titles and other related titles.

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