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Game Informer - Replay – Onimusha: Warlords

Game Informer - Capcom's Onimusha series took real life characters from history and retold actual historical battles with supernatural elements. The game follows a couple of ghost busting Samurai who travel through the country killing demonic monsters and absorbing their souls with a mystical gauntlet. It's probably pretty close to the actual history. (Onimusha: Warlords, PS2)

Arai  +   473d ago
I love this game, brings back a lot of memories.
Still hoping and waiting they remake the original in true 1080p glory.

Hopefully the story will be a bit longer this time though...
ltachiUchiha  +   473d ago
Totally agree. I still cant believe we didnt see a new onimusha game this gen. Such an awesome series.
jeremyj2913  +   473d ago
Because Capcom was too busy sucking and trying to kill all its franchises this gen. Hope they return to form before they fade into obscurity.
ltachiUchiha  +   473d ago
Definitely agree with u there jeremy & they seem to focus more on the west like square enix and is why we havent seen many of the awesome games they used to create this gen. Smh.
yeahokchief  +   473d ago
This game was awesome. Second one was even better and expanded with multiple playable characters. Third one had a ridiculous famous french guy, but the gameplay was still solid as ever. Dawn of dreams was the worst of the series. The cutscenes these games used to have were pretty boss back in the day.

This game had the best end boss and ending out of the series. The third one had the best intro cinematic.
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

I do not see Cacpom returning to this series without bastardizing it the same way they did with Resident Evil. It would become an over the shoulder action game more simliar to metal gear rising and would be nothing like the original 1,2,3 so i couldn't give two shits whether not they return to it.

These games all were designed more for core gamers relying on item/mana management with the third person perspective. No way in hell Capcom is going to do a 180 and make these types of games again. It would actually be in their interest if the next gen consoles are expensive to do so but the execs at these companies are fucking clueless.

I'm pretty much done with capcom. Glad inafune and killian left them. Soul Sacrifice, while not perfect, was a great multiplayer game.
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Inception  +   473d ago
Imho, in terms of gameplay, Dawn of Dreams is on par with Onimusha 2. It had multiple playable characters (Yagyu Akane is my fav char), lot of weapons, special move, and a bit RPG element (level up characters). I really enjoy it even though the story isn't that serious like 1-3.
Polva  +   473d ago
It's always surprising to think about how popular this series used to be in Japan a decade ago, and how it's fallen from the public eye entirely. Great series, though, for real.
yeahokchief  +   473d ago
If you think about it, these games were pretty much a prelude to God of War which copies their soul collection and magic power attack mechanics.

A PS4 game with this third person style of god of war and a samurai sword would be badass. If I made games, that's what I'd make. God of War with a samurai sword and the issen counter attacks. The counter attack kills are really satisfying in soul sacrifice especially when u need more casts.

Push the Ps4 to it's limits by make the areas you fight in gigantic with tons of little enemies mixed and bigger ones the size of the ship monsters in that intro video above. Allow the player to zoom in and out with the camera to see everything going on. Let the character run really fast to accommodate the size of the maps. And make the magic attacks completely over the top. Like when you zoom out you either have a magic attack to kill an enemy the size of a building or wipe out fields of enemies like in the new lords of shadow 2 teaser trailer.
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cerpintaxt44  +   473d ago
devil may cry was more of a prelude to GOW ominusha was a samurai resident evil with static backgrounds and tank controls
reef1017  +   473d ago
Capcom really needs to revive this series! This series was by far my favorite during the PS2 era.

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