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Content Rating: Mature
Capcom's riveting Samurai adventure returns! experience the story of samanosuke - a brave Warrior facing a Legion of demonic foes. Wielding his deadly katana and a relic of demonic origin, samanosuke captures the souls of his defeated enemies to upgrade his arsenal of elemental weapons to new levels of power. New features include high-definition visuals, intuitive control Options, an accessible difficulty option unlocked from the beginning, and more. Experience One of the best-selling games of its generation with this improved version of onimusha: Warlords.
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Capcom could have done more with Onimusha: Warlords, but they didn't screw it up (at least on PS4) and that's all they really needed to do. Given that I still play the original from time to time, I'd say I'm more than happy with a nip and a tuck here and there. Now we just need the full trilogy.
I definitely had fun with Onimusha: Warlords, despite many of its mechanics and visuals aging poorly since 2001. A lot of my enjoyment comes from revisiting an old favorite, but there's not enough new stuff here to recommend this to someone new to the series. The save system, terrible animations, and unskippable cutscenes just don't work in the modern era.
Still thoroughly good fun, Onimusha: Warlords is nonetheless showing its age, and unfortunately doesn't really hold up in 2019. For a fan like me, revisiting Capcom's samurai survival horror is genuinely welcome, but anyone experiencing it for the first time might come away perplexed.