Offering a unique setting, Way of the Samurai 4 opens in mid-19th century Japan. For hundreds of years, the Japanese shogunate has operated under a strict policy of isolation, keeping the nation walled off from foreign trade and cultural influence. Now, for the first time in centuries, Japan has opened its borders to the world beyond. This new cultural landscape has created countless opportunities for the ambitious, and players are thrown into this world as a masterless samurai looking to make a name for himself.
|6||For those who aren't familiar with the Way of the Samurai series, it's extremely well-known for being the poster child of weird and quirky Japanese games with its unique style and insane level of character customization. But because of that choice, series' developer Acquire has relegated itself to performing incremental updates to the formula instead of fixing the major flaws that are present in each release. Way of the Samurai 4 carries on this tradition along with some new ideas, but is it all just compounding the issues that were already there to begin with? |
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