December 5, 2023

The Spirit of the Samurai

To shut the Future Video games Present Summer time Showcase, Digital Thoughts Video games and Kwalee revealed the primary gameplay trailer for The Spirit of the Samurai. The stop-motion horror Metroidvania title follows three heroes – Takeshi, a samurai; Kodama, a spirit; and Chisai, a kitten. The three band collectively to battle off the Oni and defend the “Forbidden Village.”

Whereas Takeshi fights with a sword, spear and bow and may parry blows, Chisai seems extra stealth-focused (however can also be able to combating). Kodama can seemingly enterprise into smaller areas and battle enemies beneath the floor. It’s a mixture of fight and platforming as gamers enterprise to mountain caves, cemeteries and extra, battling all types of horrors rendered in disturbing stop-motion.

You acquire expertise from slaying foes and may improve stats and skills. There’s even an editor for creating combos. The Spirit of the Samurai is coming to PC, Xbox, PS5 and Atari VCS in 2024. Keep tuned for extra particulars within the meantime.