Daedalic Entertainment's upcoming stealth tactics game Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun has finally received a set release date. The team based tactics game set in the Edo period in Japan filled with Ninja's, Samurai and warfare.
The game tells the story of Hayato and his Ninja team who are hired after a new Shogun rises to power in Japan and strives to bring peace to the realm. In his battle against rebellion, he recruits the five specialists with extraordinary skills for assassination, sabotage and espionage.
Players must use careful strategy and utilize the team's individual strengths to overcome the various challenges set against them. The team consists of five characters including Hayato, an agile Ninja who artfully defeats his enemies one by one from the cover of the shadows. Samurai Mugen fights with more strength. As the tank of the group, he can take on several enemies at once, at the expense of his agility. Aiko the Geisha is a master of camouflage and distraction, trapper Yuki is specialized in traps and deceptions. Takuma, being the eldest of the group, relies on his sniper skills for ranged attacks.
Players will be able to scale rooftops in vertical levels and have multiple ways to complete objectives. Featuring over 25 hours of gameplay and a challenge that strategy lovers will enjoy the game will launch on December 6th across multiple platforms.