team ninja [42 articles]”Href=”Ninjas has announced a new action RPG title, Rise of the Ronin, which will release as a PlayStation 5 [3,618 articles]”Href=” 5 Console Exclusive in 2024.
Rise of Ronin has been described as a “combat-focused open-world action RPG” that takes place in Japan at the end of the 300-year-long Edo period, commonly known as Bakumatsu.
“Set in the late 19th century, Japan grapples with its oppressive rulers and deadly diseases, while Western influence pervades as civil war continues between the Tokugawa shogunate and anti-shogunate factions,” the game’s gist reads.
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The game’s developer described it as “a new team ninja experience that will immerse you in a historically inspired world, while bringing together its legendary combat action with katanas and the likes, featuring new firearms weapons that reflect the unique personality of its time period.”
Team Ninja’s President and Sports Director, Fumihiko Yasuda, wrote: “We at Koei Tecmo [64 articles]”Href=” Tecmo has had several titles in the past that were based on history. But with Rise of the Ronin, we set out to take the next big step.
“Using all the skills and knowledge we’ve gained over the years, we really wanted to take things to the next level by attempting to fully portray the most important revolution in the history of Japan, including the darkest And included the worst chapters, which many would turn away from.
“This is undoubtedly the most ambitious and challenging project Team Ninja Studio has ever undertaken. Yet we will allow our experience in creating samurai and ninja action games to guide us on this journey.
Yasuda said that his studio will be “steadfast in our efforts” to create a multi-layered story that captures the world of the Bakumatsu era and the revolution that took place.
“The characters you’ll meet have their own brand of justice and inspiration, and whether you decide to go with or against them… every decision you make counts.”