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Live the atmosphere of the “Shogun” series through these games

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The “Shogun” series achieved overwhelming success after the end of its first season, and was able to display a historical era in Japan in a way that attracted the whole world, to the point that some compared it to the “Game of Thrones” series, and if you are a fan of the series This list of games will help you live in an atmosphere similar to that of the series.

SHADOW TACTICS: BLADES OF THE SHOGUN game

This game was released in 2016, and was able to achieve widespread public and critical success, as it received an average rating of 85% on the famous Metacritic website and a rating of 10 users in the Steam store. It is available for the main platforms, i.e. “Playstation 4” (4 Play station), “Xbox One” and the personal computer, and it also works on the current generation of “Xbox” platforms through the pre-compatibility feature.

The game follows the story of a ninja warrior who takes cover from the shadows and the darkness of the night so that he can carry out the orders of the shogunate and kill his enemies to prevent a coup against him. Therefore, the game takes place in feudal Japan and allows you to control several characters, each of which has its own abilities and advantages.

The game belongs to the category of “RTT” games that give you the freedom to control and plan battles through a bird’s eye view instead of using a first or third person perspective, so it can be said that it is closest to the atmosphere of the “Shogun” series, where you feel that you are controlling a small army and giving it orders remotely.

TOTAL WAR: SHOGUN 2

This game belongs to the category of remote strategy and planning games, and it takes place at the end of the era of the ruling Sengoku family, during which a fierce civil war broke out in Japan between the 15th and 16th centuries.

This period was characterized by continuous conflicts between military leaders in an attempt to expand their control and annex more lands to them. This is the same period that the “Shogun” series reached in its final episode. In contrast to the series, the game focuses on the battles themselves, and allows you to control armies in various ways. units in order to win.

This game was released in March of 2011 exclusively for personal computers, and at that time, it met with very wide public and critical success, as the game was able to win the BAFTA award for the best strategy game of 2011.

The game provides you with the opportunity to build strategic plans for battles, determine different points of attack and defense, as well as use different units for attack and defense. The developing company took great care of the credibility of the game, so all the weapons and units mentioned in the game are historically correct.

Total War: Shogun 2

“Rise of the Ronin” game

We now move to another style of games, which are action games and third-person perspective, through the latest releases from Sony Studios, exclusive to the PlayStation 5 devices. This game is distinguished by its very wide open world, in addition to the many options that it provides to you.

Within the game, you can join different teams and take the side of one of the parties if you wish. You can also build various bonds and relationships with important side characters within it, and during your journey, you encounter a variety of enemies, starting with bandits who rely on swords and ending with American armies that… Trying to invade the country.

Rise Of The Ronin

LIKE A DRAGON: ISHIN!

This game comes to us from Ryu Ga Gotoku Studios, which is famous for presenting the “Yakuza” series of games, but this time, the game follows the legendary samurai Sakamoto Ryoma on a journey to restore his honor and take revenge on his father’s killer.

This game has a unique playing style that is different from the rest of the games, and all fans of the Yakuza series know its unique playing style that focuses on fast action and diverse combat, so with this game you travel to the ancient times of Japan to explore Japanese castles and cities as they were in their time.

The game recently received an improved version to suit current generation platforms, and therefore you can enjoy it on any platform you own, from “PlayStation 3” to “PlayStation 5” and from similar generations on “Xbox” as well as the personal computer.

Ghost Of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima game

The history of Japan is filled with many decisive moments, but few of them rise to the importance of the Mongol armies’ invasion of Japanese cities, as they caused great damage that almost completely erased their impact, and this is what the game “Ghost of Tsushima” tries to highlight.

The game follows the son of a feudal lord on the island of Tsushima, Jin Sakai, on a journey to rescue his uncle, who was captured by the Mongols in the opening of the game, through a unique journey through the various geographical regions that the island offers.

The game was released at the end of the “PlayStation 4” generation and achieved very wide public and critical success thanks to the innovative gameplay it presented and the different ways to confront opponents and enemies in it. This prompted Sony to re-introduce it on the “PlayStation 5”, and it is expected that a part will be revealed. New to the game coming soon.