E3 2002 - Onimusha 2 delayed
Capcom announced that Onimusha 2 has been delayed. But you can still take a look at the 30 brand new screenshots of the game we have added.

- Capcom Eurosoft today announced that Onimusha 2: Samurai's Destiny for Playstation 2has been delayed to an October 2002 release. The game is the sequel to last year’s award-winning and multi-million selling blockbuster Onimusha: Warlords.

Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny begins 13 years after the events portrayed in Onimusha: Warlords and once again blends actual historical accounts of 16th century Feudal Japan with fictional characters and storyline. Following the brutal attack on a village by the infamous warlord Nobunaga, players take control of Jubei Yagyu, a young warrior and master of the Yagyu Shinkage sword fighting style, who seeks to exact revenge on Nobunaga and uncover his destiny.

Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny boasts the following features:
  • New battle system - Players will gain access to the fighting styles of not only the main character but up to five unique sub-characters.
  • Enhanced sword action - A simple control system allows players to easily execute a new set of moves called ‘Oghi’ which deal devastating combos
  • New and diverse environments - As players progress through Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny they will delight in the diversity of settings, exploring the lively gold rush town of Imashou, the mysterious Ogre Island with its legions of demons as well as foggy canyons, hidden forests, a gold mine, caves and more.
  • Features music from world-renowned composer Taro Iwashiro.
  • Realistic presentation - Onimusha 2: Samurai’s Destiny will feature twice the amount of CG storyline sequences as its predecessor.

    "Once again the opening cinematics are absolutely stunning and immediately draw the player into the game’s universe. You actually feel panic and fear as Nobunaga and his henchmen terrorise the village," said David Miller, Marketing Director, Capcom Eurosoft. "Onimusha: Warlords set new standards when it was released last year and this sequel is certain to exceed them."

    (From the Official Press Release)

    We have added 30 brand new screenshots of Onimusha 2 directly from the E3!

  • (Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2002, 12:16AM GMT)

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