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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rise of the Ronin
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RPG 24 January 2023
Game witch elements of strategy games, board and card games, prepared by French Game Source Studio. In Mahokenshi we go to fantastic land which we have to defend from demons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ronin: Samurai Redemption
RPG July 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.
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.
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.
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.
Tale of Ronin
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.
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.
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.