A real cut-up
D3PUBLISHER Inc., a leading Japanese games publisher and developer Shade Inc., are set to release their samurai action title, SAMURAI MAIDEN. Join schoolgirl, Tsumugi Tamaori, as she teams up with new friends and uses her amazing sword skills to defeat the undead evil that has been unearthed at the smoldering Honnoji Temple. SAMURAI MAIDEN will be launching on Switch December 8th, 2022.
SAMURAI MAIDEN is now available for pre-order digitally on the Switch with standard editions priced at an MSRP of $59.99/€59.99 and digital deluxe editions available for $74.99/€74.99. The digital deluxe edition comes with costume outfits for all playable characters, a variety of weapons to choose from, and additional background music to hack and slash away to.
SAMURAI MAIDEN follows the story of high school student, Tsumugi Tamaori, who is summoned in her sleep to the historic Sengoku period and the smoldering Honnoji Temple.
Together with historical figure, Nobunaga Oda, and a trio of newfound ninja friends, Tsumugi and team race through the underworld to slaughter mobs of undead enemies with powerful swordsmanship and mystical abilities. Using stylish combination attacks and strong counters, Tsumugi is well equipped to slay groups of zombies as well as tough bosses, alongside her friendly ninja friends while quarreling, laughing, and fighting, all while forging new bonds in the process.
The group can also unlock special abilities using the “Gokage System,” which allows a rapid combination of Tsumugi’s sword style and The Gokage’s powerful ninjutsu. From the samurai’s slashing and piercing attacks – to the ninjas’ wire arm, freezing yin yang jutsu, and various kunai attacks, players will be able to utilize these two types of offense to fight through the hoard of enemies. And when the action gets tough, activate the Devoted Heart technique to have samurai and ninja lock lips to enhance their abilities. Will they be able to rewrite history?