Classic samurai adventure 'Onimusha: Warlords' coming in 2019

An in-game screenshot from 'Onimusha: Warlords'. An in-game screenshot from 'Onimusha: Warlords'. CAPCOM

Capcom is planning to release the classic samurai adventure Onimusha: Warlords on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 in January of 2019.  The game is also releasing for PC via Steam.

Says the video game company:

Originally released in 2001, Onimusha: Warlords successfully blended thrilling action with a cinematic story to achieve over 2 million copies sold worldwide. Now Capcom brings the original sword fighting action title to current video game systems with updated features including high-definition graphics, widescreen display option, analog stick support, a readily available Easy Mode option, and new soundtrack.

The game follows the combat-filled journey of samurai Samanosuke Akechi and ninja Kaede.  The pair are on a quest to save Princess Yuki from a legion of demons who have invaded Inabayama Castle.  As they travel throughout the castle, they unravel a plot by those serve the evil lord Nobunaga Oda.  Onimusha: Warlords features sword-based combat, a magical Oni Gauntlet, and puzzle solving.

Rated "M for Mature" by the ESRB, Onimusha: Warlords will be available as a digital purchase across North America and Europe for $19.99 on all formats.  There will also be a physical release in North America available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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