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ZhugeEX
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(09-17-2015, 01:54 PM)


First of all, apologies for the terrible quality but nico nico sucks basically. Hopefully Koei post the direct feed gameplay for this.

In the meantime please check out the gameplay below-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yuY6R-iF3XU

Here is what Brenna Hillier from VG24/7 had to say- http://www.vg247.com/2015/09/17/holy...rk-souls-game/

The game is officially described as - Dark Sengoku Action RPG and is developed by Team Ninja with the publisher as Koei Tecmo Games. The game will be launching worldwide exclusively on PS4 in 2016. And yes, it's 60FPS.

Please see the official HD trailer here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvfGYXIOems

Originally Posted by Pricken

This was the first time I've ever heard of the title, but the gameplay and atmosphere had me hooked immediately. Can't wait to play it. In the meantime, though, I decided to translate some of the information given in the video in the OP. Some of it is explained in the VG247 article, but not everything. I'm far from an expert in Japanese (but I'll be going there for a year to study in a couple of weeks!), so please bear with me if there are some slight inaccuracies. I also couldn't make out the name of some mechanics.

  • On the bottom right are four icons that determines fighting stance.
  • Your Offensive and defensive capabilities are dependant on stance and can be changed on the fly.
  • There are bloddy katanas on the ground where other people have died.
  • Apparently you can active them and fight against them for good loot.
  • (I can't make out what word they used to describe them so I'm not sure if you fight them in PvP or if you fight AI units that look like the players.)
  • You can change armor and weapon in real time, so make sure you're in a safe area when you do.
  • There are also spears in the game that are good against groups of enemies.
  • There are guardian spirits that William can see and infuse into his weapon for a limited time like the flame wolf and the blue owl.
  • Guardian spirits appear after you die. (I guess as a helping hand?)
  • You will have to decide when to use it apparently, so there might be a limit.
  • There are shrines where you level up with the experience you've saved up, and where you can change spirit.
  • In some locations you might come across some strange flimmering (can't make out what they call it), which when you approach will spawn a youkai that drops good loot.
  • The boss shown is called an onryou (revengeful demon), a powerful oni.
  • You heal in realtime so it's important to look for an opening to do so.
  • When he heals he infuses his weapon with what looks like a blue owl spirit, different from the fire wolf from earlier.

Jawmuncher
(09-17-2015, 01:55 PM)
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I'm rather interested after the reveal trailer and gameplay. Looks like it can satisfy some of the itches we have for dormant franchises. While still offering something new.
Spring-Loaded
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(09-17-2015, 01:56 PM)
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Crazy that this is finally coming out.
RichiRamjag
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(09-17-2015, 01:56 PM)
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I am so ready for this game. Been ages since I've received my Onimusha itch.

Originally Posted by Boo Boo'n

It still looks nothing like Onimusha.

I'd relate this more to Otogi to Dark Souls, even.

Definitely gives off those vibes to me. Which is enough for now.
Warxard
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(09-17-2015, 01:56 PM)
It still looks nothing like Onimusha.

I'd relate this more to Otogi to Dark Souls, even.
BY2K
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(09-17-2015, 01:56 PM)
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Literally Dark Souls. But maybe with more sophisticated combat?
family_guy
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(09-17-2015, 01:57 PM)
Looks good. Although since its Koei I was at first concerned this was another Dynasty Warriors type game.
JetSetRadio
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(09-17-2015, 01:57 PM)
I'm going to have to retire early to play all these announced PS4 games.
Yoshichan
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(09-17-2015, 01:57 PM)
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How dare you say Onimusha
Loudninja
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How does the sun burn?
Food for thought.
(09-17-2015, 01:57 PM)
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Looks so good.

Man this TGS has been awesome.
KORNdoggy
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(09-17-2015, 01:58 PM)
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weirdly non of those were my first thought when i saw this for some reason, "way of the samurai" on PS2 was my first thought, only a darker tone. i hope it differentiates itself from the souls games enough to make it worth while. the last time someone tried was lords of the fallen and that wasn't very good.
DaSorcerer7
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(09-17-2015, 01:58 PM)
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Onimusha x Ninja Gaiden.
Dark_castle
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(09-17-2015, 01:59 PM)
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I have a feeling I will like this game a lot.
Hydrargyrus
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(09-17-2015, 01:59 PM)
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Samurai souls


And I like a lot
jiggle
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(09-17-2015, 01:59 PM)
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Gear customization !
Yas YAS yas
ZhugeEX
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(09-17-2015, 01:59 PM)

Originally Posted by Yoshichan

How dare you say Onimusha

I'm just going off what everyone else has been saying haha. Sorry!
Possumowner
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(09-17-2015, 01:59 PM)
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Love it.Quite Dark souls alike.Will buy day 1.Great TGS so far
Kudo
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(09-17-2015, 02:00 PM)
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Damn, that looks really good. Definitely day one purchase, in the trailer all the bosses had so nice designs it reminds me of Onimusha too.
Was the worldwide release date confirmed for 2016 already?

This years TGS is a beast.
Dio
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(09-17-2015, 02:00 PM)

Originally Posted by Yoshichan

How dare you say Onimusha

The orb absorption looks a hell of a lot like how Onimusha does it.
JonStark
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(09-17-2015, 02:00 PM)
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Looks really cool. I hope its equivalent in terms of RPG elements to, say, Dark souls.
Some Nobody
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(09-17-2015, 02:00 PM)
I super hate DS, so every time this is compared to it my hype is deflated. May have to just ignore any write-ups and just watch footage. :P
Dictator93
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(09-17-2015, 02:01 PM)
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With Geralt of Rivia as the lead
Guymelef
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(09-17-2015, 02:01 PM)
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And some people said before that it was more Onimusha style gameplay than Souls...

Looks wonderful.
Dark_castle
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(09-17-2015, 02:03 PM)
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Originally Posted by Boo Boo'n

It still looks nothing like Onimusha.

I'd relate this more to Otogi to Dark Souls, even.

Well for one, Ni-Oh is about Samurai action in a darker setting with things like demon and yokai, just like Onimusha was.
Lady Siara
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(09-17-2015, 02:04 PM)
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This looks great already. Will have to keep a close eye on it.
Giriath_89
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(09-17-2015, 02:04 PM)
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Am I allowed to say Ninja Gaiden?
Newtype-001
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(09-17-2015, 02:04 PM)
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Looks awesome. I hope the cover art is sick
Eggbok
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(09-17-2015, 02:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dio

The orb absorption looks a hell of a lot like how Onimusha does it.

The orb absorption reminded me of Ninja Gaiden lol, completely forgot about it in Onimusha.
Even the sound effects remind me of Ninja Gaiden.
IvorB
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(09-17-2015, 02:06 PM)
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Looks awesome. Seems like a stronger focus on RPG elements than Ninja Gaiden which is great. Also seems like you can use some from of staff which is probably going to be my automatic weapon of choice.
delSai
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(09-17-2015, 02:07 PM)
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Sold already. So glad it got re-revealed.
Mdk7
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(09-17-2015, 02:07 PM)
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Looks promising, super hyped about this!
Akiyama_AE
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(09-17-2015, 02:08 PM)
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Geralt?
Rymuth
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(09-17-2015, 02:08 PM)
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Onimusha Souls Gaiden: Prepare to Otogi Edition
KainXVIII
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(09-17-2015, 02:08 PM)
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Sure, game IS dark, lol.
But animation and graphics can be much better for PS4 exclusive..
IvorB
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(09-17-2015, 02:09 PM)
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Can we leave Geralt out of this please. :-(
nelsonroyale
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(09-17-2015, 02:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by KainXVIII

Sure, game IS dark, lol.
But animation and graphics can be much better for PS4 exclusive..

Visuals looked good in trailer considering it is 60fps. Certainly this footage is not a good source of graphics analysis...
ZhugeEX
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(09-17-2015, 02:10 PM)

Originally Posted by KainXVIII

Sure, game IS dark, lol.
But animation and graphics can be much better for PS4 exclusive..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvfGYXIOems
sublimit
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(09-17-2015, 02:11 PM)
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I really don't see any Dark Souls (or NG) influence but i see tons of inspiration coming from Onimusha which of course is a great thing.I'm interested to see what kind of new elements Team Ninja will add to the mix but honestly lets not kid ourselves this is basically Onimusha 5.
Loudninja
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How does the sun burn?
Food for thought.
(09-17-2015, 02:12 PM)
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Yeah I see more Onimusha here.
OléGunner
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(09-17-2015, 02:12 PM)
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Holy shit!

This looks amazing even on potato quality.

It's basically a successor to Onimusha with a Dark Souls vibe I can actually dig.

I didn't know this was an old project though. Looking forward to this.
RexNovis
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(09-17-2015, 02:12 PM)
Hahahaha holy shit that gold orb absorb is a straight onimusha rip off. They ain't even trying to hide it and I'm totally fine with that.

I really hope they take out the damage numbers though. Not a fan at all.
IdreamofHIME
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(09-17-2015, 02:13 PM)
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Looks amazing. Capcom missed a trick that's for sure, but I'm sure that Umbrella game will be good. Eek.

Maybe we can get Dark Souls with Dinosaurs....
SolVanderlyn
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(09-17-2015, 02:13 PM)
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Surprise hit of TGS right here
KainXVIII
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(09-17-2015, 02:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by nelsonroyale

Visuals looked good in trailer considering it is 60fps. Certainly this footage is not a good source of graphics analysis...

Oh, if this game locked at 60 fps than it explains everything, don't know that.
PS - i watched trailer too, don't look too hot for me either,
GnawtyDog
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(09-17-2015, 02:14 PM)
Not bad...need to see more still.
sublimit
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(09-17-2015, 02:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by IdreamofHIME

Looks amazing. Capcom missed a trick that's for sure, but I'm sure that Umbrella game will be good. Eek.

Hahahaha
DamonForever
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(09-17-2015, 02:15 PM)
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I'm getting more excited for this over DS3. Looking good so far.
Lime
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(09-17-2015, 02:15 PM)
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The main character puts me off. He lacks distinction and uniqueness.
GwyndolinCinder
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(09-17-2015, 02:17 PM)
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Originally Posted by BY2K

Literally Dark Souls. But maybe with more sophisticated combat?

Gaf seriously needs to play more action games.
Anything with a sword " LOOKS LIKE DARK SOULS"
Nightmare452
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(09-17-2015, 02:18 PM)
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Wow, that looks really good. The dodging seems to be fluent, and it will seem to have planty of boss battles. Glad to see a decent team Ninja game again.

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