Get the first details below via Team NINJA Director and President Fumihiko Yasuda PlayStation Blog.
Here at Team NINJA, we’re incredibly excited to present our latest action RPG that takes you on an epic and no-holds-barred journey as a Ronin at the dawn of a new era in Japan. It was seven years ago when we first started this project. And since then, development has evolved as slowly and freely as Ronin’s spirit. Finally, we are very pleased to reveal this title and we are grateful to be able to present this announcement. Game station who have supported us and this project over the years.
The rise of Roni is a combat-oriented open-world action RPG set in Japan during a time of great change. This is the end of the 300-year Edo period, commonly known as “Bakumatsu”. Set in the late 19th century, Japan faces its darkest times as it struggles with tyrannical rulers and deadly diseases, and falls under western influence as civil war rages between the Tokugawa Shogunate and Anti-Shogunate factions.
In this time of turmoil, you take on the character of Ronin, a warrior who is not bound to any master and is free to make his own choices. The rise of Roni is a new Team NINJA experience that will immerse you in a historically inspired world, bringing together their famous battles. movement With katanas and the like, new firearms depicting the unique personality of its era.
We at Koei Tecmo have had many history-based titles in the past. But with The rise of Roni, we started to take the next big step. Using all the skills and knowledge we have acquired over the years, we wanted to take things to the next level by trying to comprehensively depict the most critical revolution in Japanese history, including the darkest and ugliest chapters that many would shy away from. . This is undoubtedly the most ambitious and challenging project for Team NINJA Studio to date. However, we will let our experience creating samurai and ninja action games guide us on this journey.
In addition to the action elements, we will work hard in our efforts to create a multi-layered story that showcases the world of the Bakumatsu period and the revolution that took place. The characters you’ll meet all have their own brand of justice and motivation, and whether you decide to side with them or against them… every decision you make will matter. With new combat action and unlimited open play, we look forward to setting you free as you immerse yourself as Ronin.
Watch the announcement trailer below. Check out the first screenshots in the gallery.
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