Writer Sony Interactive Leisure and developer Workforce Ninja have introduced a brand new samurai title, Rise of the Ronin.
Constructed by Workforce Ninja, Rise of the Ronin has each Nioh and Ghost of Tsushima vibes and is coming someday in 2024 as a “PS5 console unique.”
Right here’s the reveal trailer for Rise of the Ronin:
Right here’s the phrase from Workforce Ninja director and president Fumihiko Yasuda:
Right here at Workforce Ninja, we’re extremely excited to introduce our very newest motion RPG sport 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 mission. 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 mild, and we’re full of gratitude on with the ability to make this announcement with PlayStation who’ve supported us and this mission 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 generally known as “Bakumatsu”. Set within the late nineteenth century, Japan is going through the darkest of occasions because it struggles with its oppressive rulers and lethal ailments whereas western affect permeates as civil struggle 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 Workforce Ninja expertise that may 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 previously that had been primarily based on historical past. However with Rise of the Ronin, we got down to take the following large step. By harnessing all the talents and information we’ve gained through the years we actually wished to take issues to the following degree by trying to totally painting essentially the most important revolution within the historical past of Japan together with the darkest and ugliest chapters that many will draw back from. That is undoubtedly essentially the most bold and difficult mission for Workforce Ninja Studio to this point. But we’ll permit our expertise in creating samurai and ninja motion video games to information us by way of this journey.
Past the motion parts, we shall be steadfast in our efforts to create a multilayered story that showcases the world of the Bakumatsu interval and the revolution that came about. The characters that you’ll meet all have their very own model of justice and motivations, and whether or not you determined to facet with or in opposition to them… every determination 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.