Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes is in stores now so we (Capcom) are bringing the fans a ton of new stuff about the game. Throughout the week, we’ll be releasing Hero Cards for each of the playable characters giving you a little back story on each character and some of their special moves. Just for the PlayStation.Blog, Capcom is giving you a preview of the first four of the 16 playable characters.
In Sengoku BASARA: Samurai Heroes you pick one of 16 playable characters inspired by historical samurai. Each with their own unique weapons, moves, and personality you take your warrior to the battlefields of 16th century Japan to try and conquer the country. The ultimate ending of the game takes place at the battle of Sekigahara. Based on the character you start with and the way you work your way through the battles, the story changes and allows you to see this final battle from various perspectives. Each character charts their own course through Japan, so after finishing with one character, try another for a new experience!
Here are four of 16 players you can choose from:
Ieyasu Tokugawa – The Eastern Savior, Tokugawa fights with his bare fists to understand the experience and sorrow of ordinary civilians
Mitsunari Ishida – A general on the western force, his main interest is focused on defeating Ieyasu for revenge and is disinterested in conquering the nation, despite the power as a warlord.
Masamune Date – Nicknamed the Fallen Dragon, Date was defeated in battle by Ishida and Hideyoshi. Now is the time for revenge as Date returns with his six swords to slay Mitsunari.
Yukimura Sanada – Yukimura Sanada takes over the duties of his fallen leader to bring a bright future to Kai region. Using his two spears, Sanada must stand strong and lead his troops with dignity.