Ubisoft is keen for gamers to come to its new shooter, Red Steel, clued up about the gritty and dangerous world they'll explore in the sword-waving and gun-toting adventure. To bring you up to speed, it's divulged some details about the game's central characters. In addition, we have a clutch of new Red Steel shots, which you can see by hitting the Images tab above.
Red Steel follows the exploits of an American who is engaged to Miyu, the daughter of a Yakuza leader who gets sucked into a power struggle between warring clans. It's a spirally plot full of betrayal and deceit, so here are some names to get familiar with and a description of how they fit into the game: