Genji is a beautifully cinematic; sword-wielding Samurai adventure based on the popular Japanese legend of the same name. Acting as the historic hero Genkuro Yoshitsune or his trusted companion Benkei; the warrior monk you set out on a mission to release the oppressed from the evil forces of the warlord Kiyomori and restore the Genji dynasty to power.
- Taking its visual cue from movies like ‘Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon’ and ‘House of Flying Daggers’ Genji has a beautifully crafted aesthetic. Battle commences in lush Autumnal forests grand eastern palaces and blood soaked feudal battlegrounds with an incredible attention to detail that really brings the legend to life.
- As you would expect from the grand-daddy of Street Fighter Genji plays as good as it looks. Execute slick and deadly manoeuvres motion captured from a Samurai Swordmaster. Rain down combos super-moves parries and more onto your opponents; special features such as the ‘Mind’s Eye’ slow time around you allowing you to anticipate the enemies’ movements with lightning precision and unleash balletic finishing moves.
- A unique artificial intelligence developed in conjunction with top Japanese fight director Mitsuhiko Seike constantly controls the action transforming each battle sequence into carefully choreographed kung-fu combat.
- With an enchanting story fluid gameplay and truly outstanding visuals Genji sets itself apart and delivers what is to be expected from the creator of such land-mark games. Genji brings the vast mystical terrain of ancient Japan onto the PlayStation 2 and absorbs you into the atmosphere and experience.