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Rise of the Ronin
Rise of the Ronin

RPG 22 March 2024

Rise of the Ronin is an RPG with an extensive arcade combat system and an open world structure. As the titular warrior without a lord, we traverse 19th-century Japan troubled by conflict between supporters of the Shogun and the Emperor.

PS5

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

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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Like a Dragon: Ishin
Like a Dragon: Ishin

Action 21 February 2023

Like a Dragon: Ishin is a remake of the samurai spin-off of the Yakuza series. The game takes us to 19th century Japan and casts us in the role of a samurai searching for the murderer of his mentor. The game offers an open world, an arcade combat system and a rich set of mini-games.

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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

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

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

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.

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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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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.

PCPS3

Nobunaga's Ambition: Awakening
Nobunaga's Ambition: Awakening

Strategy 20 July 2023

Nobunaga's Ambition: Awakening is a strategy game set in Japan during the Sengoku era. Clan management, forming armies and handling the economy are all turn-based. Battles, meanwhile, take place in real-time.

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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.

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Fate/Samurai Remnant
Fate/Samurai Remnant

RPG 29 September 2023

Fate/Samurai Remnant is an action RPG about a magical competition in medieval Japan. Its most prominent feature is its arcade combat system. The game is part of the franchise started by Fate/Stay Night from 2004.

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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

Ronin: Samurai Redemption
Ronin: Samurai Redemption

RPG 2025

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

Tale of Ronin
Tale of Ronin

RPG 2024

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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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

Samurai Warriors: State of War
Samurai Warriors: State of War

Action 07 March 2006

Samurai Warriors: State of War is another game in the saga of the Far East corporation Koei. The company is known mainly for its electronic and entertainment series, referring to the history of China. The product also refers to the real events of the past, namely the so-called Sengoku period, i.e. the Japanese civil wars of 1467-1615.

PSP

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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Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story
Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story

RPG 20 February 2020

A spin-off of the Way of the Samurai series in which we play the role of a samurai helping the blacksmith to raise the money he needs to free his kidnapped daughter. In Katanakami we fight against hordes of enemies, and also sell katana made in the workshop.

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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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The Spirit of the Samurai
The Spirit of the Samurai

Action September 2024

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.

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