Sometimes old is not really gold

Updated: Jan 31, 2019, 11:49 IST | Jaison Lewis

You play Samanosuke Akechi, a samurai warrior who has to save a princess from demons

Onimusha Warlords is a remastered game from 2001 where you fight demons in the setting of feudal Japan. While it did well during its time, Onimusha Warlords is truly a relic of the past and even remastered, it is frustrating to play thanks to the fixed camera angles. We would also stick to the Japanese audio over the English dub.

Onimusha

You play Samanosuke Akechi, a samurai warrior who has to save a princess from demons. For the task, he is given a gauntlet that can absorb the souls of demons he kills. The game is a typical hack-and-slash with a few puzzles thrown in and this in itself has not aged well. Even the static flat background mixed with the 3D foreground is confusing at times. There are other games remastered from the same period that have managed to remain fun and relevant even today.

In our opinion, the only reason you would play this game right now is if you loved the original and just need to play the game with better textures on a newer platform.

Onimusha: Warlords
Rating: Rating
Developer: Capcom
Publisher: Capcom
Platform: PC, PS4, XBO
Price: PC: Rs 1,499; PS4/XBO: Rs 1,660

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