Capcom Classic Onimusha Warlords Out Now and Here’s the Launch Trailer
Update 16/01/19: Onimusha Warlords is out now for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, you can check out it’s launch trailer below.
Original Story 29/08/18: Fans have been calling for a new Onimusha game for years and while we wait for that moment to happen, Capcom has announced that classic feudal Japan, samurai slasher, Onimusha Warlords, originally released in 2001 for PS2, is getting re-released for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on January 15th, 2019.
Challenging gameplay, demonic and mythical creatures and magical samurai’s, the re-release of Onimusha Warlords should be a welcomed return for fans and hopefully with a bit of luck, we’ll also get the games that followed in the series, and maybe even a new game in the series altogether.
This updated version of Onimusha Warlords will include crisp HD visuals, widescreen and analogue support, a new soundtrack and even an easier difficulty. It will be available digitally for £15.99/€19.99/$19.99. Just in case you need a catch-up, the official blurb for Onimusha Warlords can be found below, and you can also check out its accompanying gameplay trailer, as well as a batch of new screenshots.
Onimusha: Warlords follows the battle-filled journey of samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja Kaede on a quest to save Princess Yuki from a legion of mysterious demons who have invaded Inabayama Castle. As the two travel throughout the castle, they unravel a malevolent plot by those who would serve the evil lord Nobunaga Oda. Using sword-based combat, a magical Oni Gauntlet and puzzle solving, players need to call on both brawn and creativity to defeat the demonic foes.