Four years ago these new screens of Tenchu Z would have been jaw-dropping, but the ultra-detailed, high-resolution textures, bump mapping and dynamic HDR lighting featuring in games today means Tenchu Z is looking dated before it's even out.
Well this series is know for not doing anything new to it.
got that right...
Need I mention that Stealth Assassins (the original on PS) was awesome, Tenchu 2 blew... and it wasn't until Wrath of Heaven that they developed another notably decent Tenchu. But even that wasn't really all that good, and it certainly wasn't an improvement in any way shape or form other than the graphics were ok.....
i always like the gameplay, but honestly were's the graphics on this one, i dont want it to be the best, but i still like to look at a nice looking game........
The stealth, and killing style, along with the weapon and grappling hook made this series fun for me. I really enjoyed the last game on the XBOX, and even if this one doesn't have eye popping visuals, I'll rent it and destroy it.
played the japanese demo of this on xbl... sooo awful.
tenchu games always had weak graphics.
after Tenchu 2 on PS1, the series has been nothing but crap. its stale now. either they totally re-invent the game or let the series totally die.
Tenchu had it's time in the Sun, but now it's getting old and stale. It was already going bad on the PS2.
Microsoft should have thought it through before make the Tenchu Franchise a Xbox 360 exclusive.
Still I'm not worried.
I've played the Japanese demo on the marketplace, and while it's not without its faults, it is still a fun game to play.
Maybe it won't appeal to everyone, maybe it's only going to appeal to a niche audience, but if you've liked past Tenchu games, you'll like this one.
The graphics weren't anything special, but they weren't bad. They were mediocre. But why should that be the only deciding factor? There's other things to this game that make it stand out.
Nothing new? From the demo alone, there's clearly new features. Character customization being one of them.
Don't judge a book by it's cover. I wouldn't recommend it to someone who didn't enjoy past Tenchu games, but don't count it out just because you think the graphics are weak.
And from what build were these screens taken? There's no mention of whether it's an early build or a near gold build.
Sounds like a perfect bargin bin game. Not worth full price but fun to play at a more reasonable price.
I played this on the Japanese marketplace ages ago and the visuals were worse than Xbox 1...Actually looking at past Tenchu games they ALL looked garbage, who remembers Tenchu return from [email protected]
Its making NG on xbxo look great. What happen to the other great ninja segas ninja, Thats who i wanna see next gen his game on ps2 was okay but lets see what they can do with him this gen same goes for NG3
I hoped they would upgrade the game from Japanesse Senran version but no... This is a PS2/Xbox looking game WTF!? And unlike God Of War or Ninja Gaiden Black its not even tryin...
About every crappy exclusive they get. After all, they're exclusives, another reason to gloat.
Stop turning it into a platform war! This isn't about 360 vs PS3. It's about one game and whether or not it will live up to expectations for the 360/PS3/Wii Gen of gaming.
Its one of only two stealth games I like that does no involve guns, the other is Thief (taffers)
Techu1 and 2 are some of the best games out there, but 3 and the series onwards are utter crap.
The Tenchu series went downhill after Tenchu 2. I honestly don't expect much out of this title.
I agree with most of what your saying. This series has never been done the justice it deserves. Part one is still one of my favourite all time games and remember, it came out before MGS, when stealth wasn't all the rage yet.
I just hope they go back to big open levels, that you can attack from any angle and therefore play diffferently everytime. The latter games became very linear. In a preview I read they mentioned the lack of fog which let you see the whole level sprawed out in front of you. This gives me hope that the linear levels are gone.
this game havent been a pleaser since it was on ps1 but this one looks like it be a little better but visully it needs alot of help :/ but by no means is it the ugliest game, it' just that with the xbox360 muscle you would expect much more :/
Ps2 emulator at work again =)
Why do all the shots look like they've been bronzed? Yeah I liked Tenchu back in the day, too bad it looks like its running on the same engine. I recommend XBLA for about 400 pts FTW.
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