With Total War: Warhammer throw Creative Assembly apart frayed military tactics in the trash and paves way instead of fireballs, zombie hordes and chaotic battles in the fantasy setting. Whether your life was marked by figure painting, and roll of the dice or tactical battles in feudal Japan, you will feel a fresh gust of romance between figure game Warhammer and the classic Total War formula. A fifth option, Chaos, offered pre-quarks, and will later be purchased separately. The people The Empire has a well balanced army and shrewd diplomats, and perhaps most like a traditional Total War faction. Orcs have to attack everything and everyone in order to satisfy his lust for battle and avoid internal conflicts. Besides the rivals you against direct when the game starts is also an even bigger threat in the form of Chaos - bloodthirsty worshipers of the dark gods who made it their mission to conquer and enslave the entire world.
After the somewhat wacky and wonderful news about the Polish bilmekanikern that 2016 still balances drive shafts on a Commodore 64, we just had to.Yep – we grottar us down in spelnostalgi again, and this time we set, for natural reasons, the C64:an in focus.Before we throw ourselves over our hot list, we want to deliver a statement.This classic actually made his debut on the odd computers BBC Micro and Acorn Electron, before it eventually found its way on to other computers.The Last Ninja was, dare we say, groundbreaking.The Last Ninja was the graphics well, it really felt like to be catapulted back to the feudal Japan , the music aaah, and the atmospheric story...
Team Ninja s ultra-challenging slasher will launch exclusively for PS4 on February 8, the developer has announced.Development on the much-anticipated title has just gone gold, meaning copies are now being printed and sent off to stores ready for release.Inspired by the likes of Dark Souls and Ninja Gaiden, Nioh splices the two together to form a dark, challenging adventure set in a twisted vision of Feudal Japan.The release date was recently announced via the game s official twitter account, which can be translated below:Games Editor Brett Phipps recently sat down to preview Nioh on PS4, and it seems he had a surprisingly great time.Here s what he thought:
Because 2017 does not come with enough of its own nightmares, Team Ninja gives us a Dark Souls/Bloodborne inspired game that borrows heavily from the developer's own experience with brutal difficulty with Ninja Gaiden and casts the whole thing in a dark and twisted image of Feudal Japan.I hate the idea that Dark Souls doesn't have an easy mode because it feels unnecessarily exclusive, but I suit up nonetheless.I profess that high-level Starcraft is a maddening experience the human brain was never meant to endure, but I will occasionally play on brutal and click my fingers off.Bloodborne remains the worst and best of it all for me: it nearly drove me crazy, and yet it stuck itself in my head more than any other game for years.I could never go back for the DLC, because I was never sure I was still quite the same person I was while I was playing Bloodborne.From what I hear so far, NiOh is harder than Bloodborne, more complicated than Bloodborne, and, maybe, more rewarding than Bloodborne.
As we are now onto our ninth edition, it felt right to do something to celebrate - and what better way than doing a whole article on freakin' ninjas?They were the scrawny underclass of feudal japan, not perceived as being of a good enough ilk to be samurai, and turned to covert warfare to do their damage.That hasn't stopped Hollywood and, more importantly, b-movie makers from liberally usimg ninjas in their oeuvre.They include such gems as: Ninja Operation: Licensed to Terminate, Ninja Powerforce, The Ninja Showdown, Cobra Vs Ninja... he truly is the granddaddy of Ninja-based shenanigans which is why three of the following movies are dedicated to him.If Harrison is the master, then Michael Dudikoff is his apprentice.American Ninja 2 The Confrontation
Ever wonder whether the best technology of feudal Japan could take out one of the best drones of today?Sometimes the technology we get to cover includes astonishing breakthroughs in AI that suggest the secrets of the human brain are finally in the process of being unlocked, and that we’re soon to live in a world populated by genuine artificial intelligence.Other times we write about rocket-powered katana swords slicing drones in half.Today is one of those “other times.”The creative destruction in question is the work of YouTuber David Windestal, who decided to not only build said rocket-propelled sword, but to use it to answer the age-old question: Who would win in a battle between a DJI Phantom drone and an ancient Japanese sword?“The idea behind the Rocket Knife series was to re-create the Mythbusters episode where they cut a car in half using a rocket sled,” Windestal told Digital Trends.
Sony’s Paris Games Week conference has come and gone, bringing with it a glut of new trailers for us to feast on.There were trailers for brand new games as well as confirmed upcoming titles from both first and third-party studios across the PlayStation VR and PS4 platforms.To make your feasting feel more like a buffet and less like a restaurant-hopping scavenge, we’ve gathered together the biggest and best trailers from the show right here for you.Without further ado, here are the must-watch trailers from Sony’s PlayStation Paris Games Week show.First up was the new IP from inFamous developer, Sucker Punch.Ghosts of Tsushima looks like it’ll be a fantastic addition to any game library, taking players to feudal Japan to play as a samurai at the time of the Mongol invasion.
Paris Games Week kicked off today with Sony dropping a ton of new information on titles we've all been waiting for including Detroit: Become Human and The Last of Us Part II.We also got a look at a new IP coming from Sucker Punch Productions called Ghost of Tsushima.The reveal trailer does not tell us much other than the game will be set in feudal Japan and put players in the role of a samurai.The antagonist looks to be a mean and ruthless Mongol, razing villages to the ground or subverting them to his will.I'll admit that I'm a sucker for samurai and ninja games but I've not played one that I have really enjoyed since the Tenchu series.Ghost of Tsushima looks promising and hopefully, it can satisfy my itch.
First announced at 2017’s Paris Games Week, Ghost of Tsushima is a brand new IP from Sucker Punch which will be exclusive to PlayStation 4.Though Sucker Punch is largely known for the inFamous games, the developer is departing quite significantly from the inFamous formula with this new game.Saying so-long to high-rise cities and neon superpowers, Ghost of Tsushima will be a historical open world adventure that will take players back to Feudal Japan.There’s not an abundance of specifics released about the game just yet but this is everything we know so far.Though we know development of Ghost of Tsushima is well underway and we’ve seen some in-engine (though not in-game) footage at Paris Games Week, there’s not been any inkling of a release date just yet.Thus far, the only footage of Ghost of Tsushima we have is the announcement trailer that was released at Paris Games Week.
The Caped Crusader takes a journey through time and space, along with the usual cast of sidekicks and supervillains, to feudal Japan in the new anime Batman Ninja.While subtitled previews have popped up at various expos going back to the San Diego Comin-Con, this is the first English-language trailer, along with announcements of the voice cast.According to Entertainment Weekly, the story of Batman Ninja comes from writer Kazu Nakashima (Futagashira) and character designer designer Takashi Okazaki (Afro Samurai).It’s directed by Junpei Mizusaki who last helmed the 2005 anime Zoo.The script was then reinterpreted and rewritten for English-language distribution by award-winning screenwriters Leo Chu and Eric Garcia (Supah Ninjas, Afro Samurai).This is the first full-length anime film for the Batman franchise.
First announced at 2017’s Paris Games Week, Ghost of Tsushima is a brand new IP from Sucker Punch which will be exclusive to PlayStation 4.Saying so-long to high-rise cities and neon superpowers, Ghost of Tsushima will be a historical open world adventure that will take players back to Feudal Japan.There’s not an abundance of specifics released about the game just yet but this is everything we know so far.At CES 2018, Sony showed a trailer which suggests that the game could launch in 2018.You can watch it for yourself below:Though it doesn't focus on in-game footage or gameplay, there was also an enlightening panel held at PSX with several members of the game's development team.
If you want dizzying and varied action set-pieces, a laundry list of beloved characters within a single adventure, and everything from time travel to quips about miso to giant robots juxtaposed against feudal Japan... well, there's only one recently released blockbuster superhero flick for you.Batman Ninja—the first theatrically released (in Japan at least), full-length anime film in the Dark Knight's repertoire—finally hit streaming and VOD services (Amazon, iTunes, Google Play) in the US this week.The new title from DC Animation and Warner Bros. comes available in Japanese with English subtitles or as a straightforward English-language anime.Unbeknownst to him, Catwoman's in the vicinity looking for a quick score, all while other local heroes and villains have been centralized near city hall.The machine doesn't instantaneously send everyone back, however.A pack of samurai in familiar clown masks quickly surround him, and the Dark Knight must dispatch of them to get any sense of what's happening: "We were sent to find a man dressed as a bat, and we were ordered to kill him on sight," the samurai say.
From Software has made himself known for supersvåra games like Bloodborne and Dark Souls.During Microsoft's E3 conference showed off their new game, Sekiro – which takes place in the 1500-century Japan.the Adventure looks to go in the same style as the studio's previous games, with a focus on high challenge, great-looking battles and big bosses.Sekiro is supposed to be released early next year.
A remastered version of Onimusha: Warlords is coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch and Steam on Jan. 15, 2019, Capcom announced Tuesday.The action adventure game -- which plays a little like Devil May Cry -- was originally released on PS2 in 2001, and holds an 86 score on Metacritic.It's set in feudal Japan and follows the samurai Samanosuke Akechi as he fights against the demonic forces of Nobunaga Oda and tries to save his cousin Princess Yuki from their clutches.The remaster has been updated with HD graphics, analog stick support, and a new soundtrack with newly recorded Japanese voice acting.Display settings can also be changed between 4:3 and 16:9 at any time in-game.A screen scrolling feature in the widescreen mode adapts to players' movements to show areas that otherwise aren't fully visible.
This move has many fans raising their eyebrows.The first came out in 2007 and focused on the Third Crusade.It focuses on pivotal moments, like the Aaron Burr-Alexander Hamilton duel and President George Washington’s farewell address.I listen to a podcast called The Thomas Jefferson Hour, which humanities scholar Clay S. Jenkinson runs.He is also a historical actor and will take up the persona of Jefferson, portraying the founding father while discussing the events of his time and trying to give his perspective on our era.Some would say Feudal Japan (they’re still waiting), others wanted Ancient Egypt (last year’s Assassin’s Creed: Origins made that wish come true).
These can range from games like A Way Out that can only be played cooperatively, to the games in the Borderlands franchise that seamlessly integrate single-player, couch co-op, and online co-op into its campaign experience based on how you choose to play.Shogun 2 is a decade old, but its compelling setting (feudal Japan) and noob-friendly campaign scaling make it a must-play for fans of the series’ unique combination of turn-based realm management and real-time strategic combat.Its co-op campaign is considered a benchmark for the genre thanks to its alliance system and the fact that the battles are pretty fun to spectate.You can choose to compete with one another for control of Japan, but since it’s Mother’s Day we recommend playing on the same team and sharing your victories together.Best of all, if your mom gets really into it, the next entry in the series, Total War: The Three Kingdoms, drops on May 21st.Stardew Valley: As a single-player game, it captures all of the magic of the series that inspired it – Harvest Moon and Animal Crossings – and combines it with modern control and menus.
 The Tokyo Game Show (TGS) has announced new trailers for some of the hottest games coming out of Japan shortly.It is developed by Koei Tecmo Games and Omega Force.Age of Calamity is similar to Omega Force’s long-running Dynasty Warrior series.Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch on November 20, 2020.MediumThe Medium is an upcoming psychological horror game, which is being developed by Bloober Team.The game takes place in the supernatural world of feudal Japan.The game is going to be released on October 15, 2020.Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive EditionDragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition is another brilliant expansion in the series.
Netflix just released the first good look at Yasuke, its upcoming anime based on the true story of a Black samurai who lived in Japan during the 16th century. Despite the real-life source material, the show takes a few liberties with the story, as you can see in the fantastical first trailer. Here’s the basic synopsis from Netflix: In a war-torn feudal Japan filled with mechs and magic, the greatest ronin never known, Yasuke, struggles to maintain a peaceful existence after a past life of violence. But when a local village becomes the center of social upheaval between warring daimyo, Yasuke must take up his sword and transport a mysterious child who is the target of dark forces and bloodthirsty warlords. The story of Yasuke, the first... Continue reading…
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