Games has announced it'll be handling US distribution of Way of the
Samurai 4. Tenchu developer Acquire's game is an ode to classical
Japanese chivalry, mutton-chopped English expansionism, and
historically-dubious crossdressing, and will be releasing exclusively
for the PlayStation 3 in what XSEED promises is a “fully uncut and
uncensored” translation of the Japanese original.
The game hasn't been dated yet, but XSEED and Sony promise more info soon. Players can expect Samurai 4 to continue the series'
traditions of branching story-driven gameplay, cracked-out sandbox
side-quests to rival Saint's Row, and a degree of period authenticity
described by XSEED as “100% historically accurate (shhhh!)”. The
game casts you as a nameless wandering sword-for-hire caught in the
skirmish between an encroaching empire and a shadowy gang of
fundamentalists; if that setup sounds familiar enough, rest assured
Acquire's series has developed a reputation for delivering the