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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.

PS4

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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NiOh
NiOh

RPG 07 February 2017

A third-person action game developed by Team Ninja studio (known from titles like Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden) under the supervision of Koei Tecmo company. We play as a samurai fighting against various enemies, among which we will find both humans and monsters. We cut our way through the enemies not only with conventional weaponry, but also with special abilities of our hero and the magical power enchanted in his sword. Gameplay is a mix of games like Onimusha and Dark Souls.

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Total War: Shogun 2
Total War: Shogun 2

Strategy 15 March 2011

Seventh main installment in the popular series of strategic games and the sequel to Shogun: Total War. Once again, the action takes place in the 16th century in feudal Japan. You take control of one of the clans and begin making efforts to be honored with the privilege of ruling the whole country as the new shogun. To accomplish that goal you need to manage diplomacy, military operations and economical development of your territories.

PC

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.

PS5PS4

Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai
Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai

Strategy 23 March 2012

A standalone expansion for Total War: SHOGUN 2 strategy game and a part of the Total War series by Creative Assembly. The add-on offers a new campaign set in the Empire of Japan in times of the civil war between the Emperor’s supporters and the last shogunate. The player can side with either faction, each of which is represented by six families. At the same time, it is a conflict between the traditional Japanese samurai culture and the modern firearms-based army.

PC

Onimusha 3: Demon Siege
Onimusha 3: Demon Siege

Action 27 April 2004

The third installment of the cult series about the great warriors of Onimusha. In order to stop evil, the main characters, Samanosuke Akechi and Jacques Branc, have to visit foreign worlds and look for a recipe for victory there, while discovering what they really have in common.

PCPS2

Conqueror's Blade
Conqueror's Blade

Action 04 June 2019

A multiplayer action game enriched with a big portion of RTS elements. Developed by Booming Games, the title gives an opportunity to assume the leadership of medieval armies in order to fight multiplayer skirmishes based on PvP rules. The gameplay formula of Conqueror's Blade brings into mind what constitutes the fundamentals of games belonging to such franchises as Dynasty Warriors or Kingdom Under Fire.

PC

Way of the Samurai 4
Way of the Samurai 4

Action 03 March 2011

Another installment in the series of action games about the samurai. The series started in 2002 and has been developed ever since by the Japanese studio Acquire. The story in Way of the Samurai 4 is much more expanded in comparison to its predecessors. The game takes place in Japan in 1855 where an internal conflict takes place between the traditionalists and the advocates of technological development and cooperation with other countries.

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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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Shogun: Total War
Shogun: Total War

Strategy 13 June 2000

An epic strategy game developed by Creative Assembly (a British developer) and taking the player to 16th-century Japan. As the head of a noble family, the player develops their province in order to widen one's area of influence in the country ruined by war. Gameplay was divided into two segments here, combining elements of a turn-based strategy with real-time battles.

PC

Way of the Samurai 3
Way of the Samurai 3

Action 13 November 2008

One of the installments in action games series developed by Acquire studio. The story takes place in feudal Japan, in the Gishu Amana province, where a fierce battle between the rivaling clans takes place. The player assumes the role of a samurai and chooses his side in the conflict. It is worth mentioning that each path has a different ending. The basic of the gameplay is combat. The enemies can be defeated by using many types of melee weapon.

PCX360PS3

Yakuza: Restoration
Yakuza: Restoration

Action 22 February 2014

The sequel to the third-person action game Yakuza: Kenzan, a spin-off from SEGA's popular gangster series. In contrast to the full-fledged parts of the series, the developers take the players on a journey to the past, to feudal Japan, where we learn about the roots of one of the biggest criminal organizations in the world. The authors reach back to the history of their country, focusing on the character of the real hero, Ryoma Sakamoto.

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Onimusha: Warlords
Onimusha: Warlords

Action 15 January 2019

A remastered edition of the first installment of the Onimusha series from 2001. The production, which combines the features of a hack and slash and survival horror, takes us to 16th-century Japan and aims to save the kidnapped princess from the hands of the cunning warlord Oda Nobunaga and his army of demonic servants.

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Daikatana
Daikatana

Action 23 May 2000

Daikatana, the legendary sword of samurai, was buried underground several hundred years ago. In the 25th century a crazy Japanese scientist Mishima finds him and sets off on a journey in time to change history.

PC

Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom
Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom

Adventure 27 August 2009

Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom is a two-dimensional visual novel adventure game set in 19th century Japan at the dawn of the Meiji Restoration. Players take on the role of a young woman named Chizuru, who is searching for her missing father in Kyoto.

PSP

The Spirit of the Samurai
The Spirit of the Samurai

Action 2023 (early access since December 2022)

The Spirit of the Samurai is an action adventure game set in the feudal Japan, in which we control three different characters - samurai, spirit and cat. The game was developed by Digital Mind studio.

PC

Yakuza: Kenzan!
Yakuza: Kenzan!

Action 06 March 2008

Action game, shown from the perspective of a third person and belonging to the popular series. In this part of the action takes place not in modern times, but in the era of Japanese feudalism.

PS3

Throne of Darkness
Throne of Darkness

Action 26 September 2001

Throne of Darkness is an action-RPG game, which is the responsibility of the Climax development team. The action was set in the world of Japanese mythology. The player directs a team of samurai, who, wishing to avenge the death of the leader of the clan, stand up to fight against the ruler of darkness and his army. The creators foresaw several variants of fun, also in multiplayer mode.

PC

Ronin: Samurai Redemption
Ronin: Samurai Redemption

RPG 2023

A TPP action RPG that takes us to a fantasy version of feudal Japan. In Ronin: Samurai Redemption you are given three titular warriors at your disposal, and your task is to stop the death march of an evil spirit - the Shinigami - and his army of monsters.

PC

Samurai Warriors 5
Samurai Warriors 5

Action 27 July 2021

The fifth part of the popular slasher series with tactical elements. In Samurai Warriors 5 we go to Japan of Sengoku period and take part in great battles. In comparison to its predecessors, the game stands out thanks to the cartoon graphics made in cel-shading technique.

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Samurai Shodown III
Samurai Shodown III

Fighting 30 August 1996

The third installment of a series of two-dimensional battles, in which players take control over the masters of white weapons from different parts of the world. The production of SNK studio brought a number of changes in the mechanics of leading clashes and almost completely departed from the current design.

PS1

Samurai Warriors 2
Samurai Warriors 2

Action 19 September 2006

Samurai Warriors 2 is a conversion of the TTP fight published by Koei in September 2006. The game was prepared by Omega Force studio, known mainly from the Dynasty Warriors series.

PCX360PS2

Tale of Ronin
Tale of Ronin

RPG December 2022

A turn-based RPG created by Dead Mage Studio. Tale of Ronin features a story set in Japan’s feudal period. As the title suggests, player assumes the role of a ronin, i.e. a masterless samurai, who gets a chance to improve his lot. To make that happen, however, he must embark on a dangerous journey and experience both good and bad sides of the turbulent period of history, such as friendship, betrayal, war and honor.

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