Koei Tecmo releases a short trailer for action-RPG Fate/Samurai Remnant, the latest project to be revealed in the Fate/Stay Night universe.
A teaser has been released for the new action RPG Koei Tecmo, Fate Samurai/Vestige. The game is expected to be a partnership between Koei Tecmo, developer Omega Force, Type-Moon, and Aniplex.
Fate Samurai/Vestige is intended to be an extension of the existing Spell universe, generally best known for stay/night of destiny and FateZero. The series began as a visual novel, following the story of Shirou Emiya, a college student who gets caught up in a Holy Grail War. Since then the Spell the series has grown into a massive series spanning human history, with regular releases of games, movies, anime, and mobile game updates Grand Fate/Order.
Fate Samurai/Vestige was unveiled during the Spell New Year celebration, alongside revelations and details about other Spell projects under construction. A brief teaser was released for the game, although it lacks actual gameplay footage. The game is set somewhere in feudal Japan and centers on a young protagonist armed with a sword who finds himself under siege. After deflecting an attack, his hand glows with a Command Seal and a minion appears, defending him and asking if he was the one who summoned them.
There’s not much else to see in the trailer, although big fans of the Spell the series will probably be most excited about the ending. The playable character finds themselves attacked again, but this time the attacker is revealed to be none other than Musashi Miyamoto, the legendary swordsman of Japan. Newcomers to the series may not recognize the hero, because Spell a sexist Musashi for being a woman, who has already appeared in Grand Fate/Order as a summonable minion.
Koei Tecmo describes the game as an action RPG, with no further information on what the gameplay will be like. Koei Tecmo and developer Omega Force are known in part for Musou-style games, such as Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, which sees players battling huge hordes of enemies as some of the franchise’s best-known and most powerful heroes. In Hyrule Warriorsthat means playing as characters like Link and Zelda, but given the huge roster of Spell minions and heroes, there is a lot to draw from, even if the game is limited to Japanese history. However, it is not yet confirmed that the title will be a Musou.
With new Spell anime projects and ongoing games, fans of the series have plenty to be excited about heading into 2023.
Fate Samurai/Vestige is due out in 2023 on PC, PS4, PS5, and Nintendo Switch.
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