PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch
Blood and Gore, Violence
No Interactive Elements
This is an action-adventure game in which players assume the role of a young samurai (Hiroki) protecting his village from bandit attacks in Feudal Japan. Presented with a black-and-white film grain filter and cinematic camera angles, the game depicts realistic melee-style combat between human characters. As Hiroki travels between locations within the village, he uses a sword and bow to battle bandits. Players must block, parry, and dodge to land killing blows on enemies. Battles are frequent, accompanied by dramatic sword-slashing, flesh-rending sounds, and intense cries of pain. Large blood-splatter effects are depicted as bandits are killed; some areas depict dead villagers lying in pools of blood. Players can also perform finishing attacks on stunned enemies, often resulting in decapitation or impalement.