Confirmed for U.S. Release.

#1 Posted by senorfuzzeh (385 posts) -

On Wednesday April 4th, 2012 Acquire has localised Way of the Samurai 4 in preparation for a North American release exclusively on PS3.

Although there's no word of a release date yet, or on a potential European release, thePlayStation Blog reports XSEED will publish a "fully uncut and uncensored" version of the game in the US.

Way of the Samurai was released in Europe by Rising Star Games, so it might make its way over eventually. Keep those fingers crossed.

As you can probably imagine from the title, players take control of a samurai. They can choose to help a resistance group known as the Disciples of Prajna defend a small Japanese town called Amihama from invaders, join the invaders, or take their place on a wobbly Japanese fence somewhere in between.

Have a look at the game in the trailer below:

#2 Posted by Hailinel (25179 posts) -

Way of the Samurai 3 was a blast. I could go for another helping easily.

#3 Posted by FetchTheDubliners (14 posts) -

Wait so no xbox version? :(

#4 Posted by OllyOxenFree (4976 posts) -

The series is really interesting to me. I might jump on board with this one.

#5 Posted by senorfuzzeh (385 posts) -

@FetchTheDubliners: Nope. Its been a PS3 Exclusive from the get go. And I don't think they will be making it a port for the xbox.

#6 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4690 posts) -

Do the games follow a continuing story like Yukuza? If not I may try this.

#7 Posted by TopSteer (671 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

Do the games follow a continuing story like Yukuza? If not I may try this.

Nope, stories are different in each game.

#8 Posted by Commisar123 (1796 posts) -

That looks like Yakuza in Tokugawa Japan...yeah alright

#9 Posted by senorfuzzeh (385 posts) -

@Commisar123: It's more like a japanese version of Fable. Execpt your choices actually matter. The last one had about 27 different endings and everytime you played you always got a different one.

#10 Posted by FetchTheDubliners (14 posts) -

@senorfuzzeh: Damn! Honestly this ruins my whole night :(

#11 Posted by Dan_CiTi (3379 posts) -

Damn no 360 release :(

#12 Posted by Grimhild (723 posts) -

Sweet! Looks a little more stylized and whimsically bonkers than I'd like, but I'll take it.

#13 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4690 posts) -

@Dan_CiTi said:

Damn no 360 release :(

Woah, this is out. I had no idea.

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