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Way of the Samurai Video Game Series

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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. The player assumes the role of a wandering samurai whose looks and traits can be adjusted to fit the playerís preference and playstyle. At the beginning of the game the protagonist travels to a fictional city Amiham where he must join one of the sides of the conflict. The choice will determine how the rest of the story develops. The gameplay is similar to the previous installments of Way of the Samurai. Itís a dynamic action game filled with impressive battles. During the game player uses samurai weapons - including the traditional katana. The game offers a variety of attacks and battle skills. Interactive cut scenes enrich the game and make it more interesting.

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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. One can also create his own weapon by using parts found during the game. The impressive duels are waged during story missions that are sometimes supplemented with minigames. It is also possible to form a team with a mercenary who will help us in combat in exchange for completing a mission for him or sharing a house. Way of the Samurai 3 offers clean, but not very impressive three-dimensional graphics.

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Way of the Samurai 2
Way of the Samurai 2

Action 21 May 2004

The player takes on the role of an average samurai living in the 19th century, when samurai caste ceased to exist. The action takes place in a completely three-dimensional environment, and its course is observed from the perspective of a third person.

PS2

Way of the Samurai
Way of the Samurai

Action 31 May 2002

Way of the Samurai is an action game, thanks to which we get to know the profession of samurai from the lining. Its plot was set in 1878. As we know from history, the fall of Tokugawa Shoguna and the beginning of the Meiji era ended the shogunate period forever.

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