D3PUBLISHER Inc., a leading Japanese games publisher, has announced that Japanese high-speed action hack ‘n slash zombie slayer game, Onee Chanbara Origin will resurrect new life into a North American and European digital launch on the 14th of October for PlayStation 4 and Windows PC via Steam.
Onee Chanbara Origin is a complete HD remake with all-new art style graphics and optimised storytelling, combining both “The Onechanbara” and “The Onechanbara 2” games, which were originally released for PlayStation 2 in 2004 and 2005.
Now featuring all renewed main character designs, redesigned by main character “Onechanbara” series designer Katsumi Enami, “Onee Chanbara Origin” tells a new interpretation of the story of the two half-sisters, Aya and Saki, bound by mutual hatred and locked in a brutal fight to the death, eventually overcoming their cruel fate and fighting alongside one another to find their father in this high-speed action-adventure hack ‘n slash game series.
Onee Chanbara Origin follows the zombie-hunters, Aya and Saki’s fate into destroying each other and leads into the second of the series, “The Onechanbara 2”. After the sisters overcome their cruel fate in killing one another, they overcome their rivalry against one another and ally together to depart on their journey of finding their father, Oboro, after he leaves behind a message that names “Eva” as the mastermind behind his wife’s death and all of the chaos that ensued between the two sisters, including the vice that made Saki insane and hell-bent on avenging her mother. Little do they know they are coming even closer to the truth and their true enemy.
Play as a zombie hunter and battle through the stages with high-speed real-time swordplay, completing objectives and tasks while hacking and brawling through hordes of the Undead. Each character’s weapons become progressively covered in blood as players fight off zombies in gruesome detail.
Occasionally, players may even transform into demons for short bursts of added power and energy with the downside cost of life energy. Each zombie hunter has her own unique abilities, and skilful play is rewarded for cooler combinations. Players can enjoy the game with full English voice-acting or play through with the original Japanese performances with English subtitles.