Right here at Group Ninja, we’re extremely excited to introduce our very newest motion RPG recreation which takes you on an epic and unfettered journey as a Ronin on the daybreak of a brand new period in Japan. It was seven years in the past once we first started this undertaking. And since then, the event has progressed slowly and freely, very similar to the spirit of a Ronin. It’s with nice pleasure to lastly convey this title to gentle, and we’re crammed with gratitude on having the ability to make this announcement with PlayStation who’ve supported us and this undertaking all through these a few years.
Rise of the Ronin is a fight centered open-world motion RPG that takes place in Japan at a time of nice change. It’s the very finish of a 300-year lengthy Edo Interval, generally often known as “Bakumatsu”. Set within the late nineteenth century, Japan is dealing with the darkest of instances because it struggles with its oppressive rulers and lethal ailments whereas western affect permeates as civil conflict continues to rage between the Tokugawa Shogunate and the Anti-Shogunate factions.
Right here on this time of mayhem, you embody a Ronin character, a warrior certain to no grasp and free to make decisions of its personal. Rise of the Ronin is a brand new Group Ninja expertise that can immerse you in an traditionally impressed world whereas bringing collectively its famend fight motion with Katanas and the likes, with new firearm weaponry that depicts the distinctive persona of its time interval.
We at Koei Tecmo, have had many titles prior to now that have been based mostly on historical past. However with Rise of the Ronin, we got down to take the subsequent massive step. By harnessing all the talents and data we’ve gained over time we actually needed to take issues to the subsequent stage by making an attempt to completely painting essentially the most important revolution within the historical past of Japan together with the darkest and ugliest chapters that many will shrink back from. That is undoubtedly essentially the most formidable and difficult undertaking for Group Ninja Studio so far. But we’ll enable our expertise in creating samurai and ninja motion video games to information us by means of this journey.
Past the motion components, we will probably be steadfast in our efforts to create a multilayered story that showcases the world of the Bakumatsu interval and the revolution that happened. The characters that you’ll meet all have their very own model of justice and motivations, and whether or not you determined to aspect with or in opposition to them… every choice you make will matter. With new fight motion and unrestrained open gameplay, we’re wanting ahead to setting you free as you immerse your self as a Ronin.