Year Released: 2001
System: PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows (Remastered on Switch/PS4/Xbox One)
Type of Horror: Action / Hack & Slash
Isolated or Mass Extinction Event? Mass
Bad Ways To Die: Strangled by giant demon samurai – Shot to death by demon Archers/ Killed in any sort of barbaric combat that was normal for the time period. Made even worse by demons.
Spawned two direct sequels – Samurai’s Destiny and Demon Siege.
Considered one of the PlayStation 2’s earliest achievements. Being both a commercial and critical success.
Unfortunately pretty short.
Setting: Feudal Japan. Probably sometime around mid 1500’s in the city of Gifu. ~ Japan
Belligerents: Demons that know martial arts.
Main Character: Samanosuke Akechi
Description: Loosely based on real life Samurai, Akechi Hidemitsu. Samanosuke is a total badass. Basically a trained killing machine he quietly wanders the Earth as a master swordsman looking for worthy adversaries. His stoic nature reinforces his strong drive for justice.
Weapon of choice: Swords. Definitely swords. But also his mind… because he’s pretty smart. And a badass.
Don’t get choked out by demon samuarai, peeps!
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