Genma Onimusha takes place in a world of darkness and magic, when power hungry warlords battle for control of Feudal Japan. One brave Samurai, Samanosuke, boldly volunteers to rescue the kidnapped princess Yuki, but even Samanosuke does not realize the desperation of this mission. An entire legion of demon warriors stands between him and his mission to avenge the princess.
Set in 16th century Japan, with battle scenes inspired by famed Japanese director, Akira Kurosawa, Onimusha introduces Samanosuke, a legendary samurai warrior faced with a quest of epic proportions. Genma Onimusha is an enhanced version of the award-winning Onimusha Warlords that has sold more than 2 million units worldwide. The power of Xbox is utilized as Genma Onimusha displays more enemies simultaneously due to its powerful graphic capabilities, supports 5.1 Dolby Surround technology and more. Other new features that enhance its critically acclaimed gameplay include a new attack system, new areas, visuals and costumes, and a new soul rope-pulling fighting system.
Genma Onimusha for Xbox boasts all-new features including:
Burst Attack - This Xbox exclusive special charge attack allows you to execute a visually stunning super attack that is devastating to the undead soldiers of old-world Japan. This attack allows you to capture the souls of opponents through charging the character's burst attack power.
All-new areas and visuals - Delight in the visual masterpiece that is the world of Onimusha as you are treated to all-new areas and cut-scenes.
Soul Rope-Pulling System - Adding a completely new dimension to game play, this Xbox exclusive fighting system allows you to battle opponents over souls that are released during battle.This action will make strategy and quick reflexes even more important to game play.
All-new enemies - Genma Onimusha introduces three new unearthly creatures to the critically acclaimed world of Onimusha.
New Costumes - The beautifully rendered detail of Samanosuke comes to life even more as you are given access to new costumes. Each costume possesses a unique designand immense detail.
New Enemy Power - Enemies become more powerful as they are successful in stealing souls from Samanosuke.If Samanosuke is successful in defeating these enemies, they will drop more soulsthan a regular enemy.