Games set in Feudal JapanA list of 24 games created by Superpig36 on 03rd April 2017
Way of the Samurai (USA)PS2
The first in a series of action/adventure games that allowed for multiple, diverting story paths and endings. Swordplay is the primary focus, but, ultimately, the gameplay focuses on the choices made mostly through action and some speech options. Its brevity has been both lauded and criticized.
Way of the Samurai 2 (Europe) (En,Fr,De)PS2
Way of the Samurai 2 is an open-ended Samurai game, where your choices dictate the storyline.
Kessen III (USA)PS2
The third game in Koei's Kessen series depicts a fictionalized and romanticized version of the life of Nobunaga Oda.
Nobunaga's Ambition (USA)SNES
The first game in Koei's Nobunaga's Ambition series of historical simulation-strategy games set in the warring states era of Japan. It was originally released in Japan by Koei in March 1983.
Nobunaga's Ambition - Lord of Darkness (USA)SNES
A Koei strategy war sim set in the Sengoku era of Japan. It is the fourth game in the Nobunaga's Ambition series.
Samurai Warriors 2 - Empires (Europe)PS2
Samurai Warriors 2 Empires is a more "strategic" version of Samurai Warriors 2. Choose or create your character and lead them into historical battles from the Sengoku period of Japan.
Samurai Warriors (USA)PS2
A spin-off of Koei's Dynasty Warriors series, Samurai Warriors adapts the hack-and-slash gamplay and changes the setting from Three Kingdoms China to Warring States Japan.
Tenchu - Shadow Assassins (USA)PSP
The first Tenchu game to arrive on the Nintendo Wii, Tenchu: Shadow Assassins is the fourth game in the main series. Players once again reprise the roles of Rikimaru and Ayame in this stealth ninja action game.
Tenchu - Fatal Shadows (USA)PS2
The ninja for hire Ayame, on a quest to find her master, suddenly stumbles upon a ruined village; its only survivor being a young assassin by the name of Rin. Together, the two work to uncover the plot behind the village's destruction, and the annihilation of Rin's clan.
Genji - Dawn of the Samurai (USA)PS2
Genji tells the story of Yoshitsune and Benkei, who take on the forces of the Heishi to prevent them from acquiring mysterious crystals known as the Amahagane to fulfill their evil ambition.
Bushido Blade [U]PSX
Bushido Blade is a 1997 martial arts fighting game. The game's "high-damage" combat style won it commendations and a fan following, though it has been copied in other games only rarely.
Onimusha - Warlords (USA) (En,Ja)PS2
In Onimusha: Warlords you follow the young samurai Samanosuke as he explores Inabayama Castle searching for Princess Yuki.
Demon Chaos (Europe) (En,Fr,De,Es,It)PS2
Demon Chaos is a 2005 action-adventure game published by Konami for the PlayStation 2. The game is in vein of the well known Dynasty Warriors series. It is set in feudal Japan in the 1500s and revolves around a priestess who has been given eternal youth until she exterminates all the demons. She has been given charge of a mystical beast from the gods, Inugami, which is controlled by the player.
Izuna - Legend of the Unemployed Ninja (U)(Legacy)NDS
When Izuna got canned, she went to a remote village seeking work and moved their sacred crystal by mistake. Now six gods are furious at her, and it's up to Izuna to bring harmony back to the town.
Lords of the Rising SunAmiga
Lords of the Rising Sun is a strategy game set in Feudal Japan.
Kuon (Europe) (En,Fr,De)PS2
A dark adventure filled with mysteries and mysticism.
Soul of the Samurai [NTSC-U]PSX
A samurai and a ninja team up to stop an evil warlord from raising a zombie army in this action game by Konami.
Tenchu 2 - Birth of the Stealth Assassins [U]PSX
Tenchu 2: Birth of the Stealth Assassins is a prequel to the original Tenchu: Stealth Assassins released back in 1998.
First Samurai (USA)SNES
First Samurai is a 2D action-platforming game set in a mystical representation of feudal Japan.
Shingen the Ruler (USA)NES
A turn-based strategy game for the NES in which the player takes on the role of Japanese warlord Shingen Takeda during the 16th Century.
A horror-themed action game released in 1992 for the SNES and Super Famicom. Developed by Jorudan and published by Datam Polystar (Japan) and SETA Corporation (North America).
Ninja - Shadow of Darkness [NTSC-U]PSX
From the creators of Tomb Raider comes a new action game where one ninja must battle a legion of goblins, trolls, and evil spirits in order to kill a maniacal warlord.
Fushigi no Dungeon 2 - Fuurai no Shiren (Japan) [En by Aeon Genesis v1.0] (~Mysterious Dungeon 2 ~ Shiren the Wanderer)SNES
A fan translation of a great roguelike set in the medieval rural Japan. A great example of "less is more" in visuals, story, music, and gameplay. You control Shiren, the titular Wanderer, on his quest to find the nest of the Golden Condor. You'll be surprised how much this game can deliver, once you master the art of halving your YASDs.
Lords of the Rising Sun [U][CD][TGXCD1014][Cinemaware][PCE]PCECD
Port of the Commodore Amiga strategy game where you control a General in feudal japan, featuring strategy sections and mini-games. Made by: Victor Music Industries Released: 1992