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KATANA KAMI: A Way of the Samurai Story

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

38%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchFeb 20, 2020
PlayStation 4Feb 20, 2020
PCFeb 19, 2020

Developer: Acquire Corp.

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft

Genres: RPG, Action

The Way of the Samurai is forged in battle! Play as a ronin during Japan's Meiji Restoration in the volatile Rokkotsu Pass. The swordsmith Dojima falls into debt and his beautiful daughter is taken as collateral. Help repay the debt by crafting swords by day and exploring the mysterious, twisting dungeons of the Ipponmatsu Cave for valuable materials at night. Hone Your Skills - Over 100 different weapons and 9 fighting styles means you can fight any way you please! Mysterious Dungeons - An isometric hack and slash with randomly-generated dungeons to explore in a historical Japanese setting. Two Swords are Better Than One - Explore dungeons with your friends, or cross swords and fight them! Balance of Power - Ally, betray, or maintain neutrality in dealing with the town's three factions. The fate of Rokkotsu Pass is balanced by the tip of a blade! Familiar Faces - Featuring fan favorite characters from the Way of the Samurai series!

KATANA KAMI: A Way of the Samurai Story Reviews

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It's just not good enough for a game that revolves around loot and item management.

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Katana Kami: A Way Of The Samurai Story attempts to bring back a beloved PS2 franchise with a new twist. However, its lackluster execution and heavy repetitiveness leaves very little excitement in its wake. Fans might find some appeal here, but only consider this game if you're looking for a repetitive and simplistic dungeon crawler.

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Katanakami: A Way of the Samurai Story is on the easier side of the spectrum for a Mystery Dungeon title, but the way it infuses the genre with decent swordplay.

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No one should play this. Whatever your genre or thematic preference, there are assuredly several better options.

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