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Trek to Yomi

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.

Action | Polish | indie games | 2.5 D | side-scroll | experimental/art | Japan | Samurai | action adventure

Trek to Yomi is a side-scroll platform action game. It was developed by an independent developer Leonard Menchiari (author of The Eternal Castle [Remastered] and Riot: Civil Unrest), in cooperation with the Polish studio Flying Wild Hog, and published by Devolver Digital.


Trek to Yomi takes us on a journey to feudal Japan. Main hero of the game is Hiroki - young samurai who swore to his dying master that he will protect his city from all threats. Although in the moment of trial the protagonist succumbs to the pressure of evil forces, he finally decides to take up the sword once again and try to fulfill the oath made to his mentor.

Game mechanics

In Trek to Yomi is mainly a side-scroller, although selected scenes are presented from various cinematic shots. During the gameplay we move through cinematic locations and fight not only other swordsmen, but also supernatural creatures. We chop down enemies with a sword or hit them with ranged weapons (shuriken, bow or cannon). Fights are dynamic and require from us both agility and attention.

Technical aspects

Trek to Yomi has a unique, monochromatic graphics, which, combined with the soundtrack and characteristic camera shots, makes us feel as if we were watching one of the films by the famous Akira Kurosawa.

Last updated on 16 October 2023

Game mode: single player  

User score: 6.5 / 10 based on 167 votes.

Pre-release expectations: 7.1 / 10 based on 15 votes.

PEGI rating Trek to Yomi

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty. Game contains depictions of violence.

Trek to Yomi System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 965 3.4 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 2 GB GeForce MX150 / Radeon R7 260X or better
  • 11 GB HDD
  • Windows 7 64-bit
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i7-4770S 3.1 GHz / AMD FX-9590 4.7 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 970 / 8 GB Radeon R9 390X or better
  • 11 GB HDD
  • Windows 10 64-bit
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