The original Onimusha returns for modern consoles with a re-release

Capcom’s got more than a few forgotten series’, but now one of those is finally returning. It might be just a re-release, but it’s great to see Onimusha again.


So, first, I’m biased here. I loved the Onimusha series to death, and I’ve wanted nothing more than to see it return for the modern crop of consoles. Well, it looks like I got my wish… kind of.

As you can see, Onimusha: Warlords is pretty much a straight re-release. It’s a little disappointing that this isn’t a game in the mold of the Resident Evil 2 remake. That’s not to say that it’s completely the same as the original that appeared on the PS2 though. It does have some upgrades.

Onimusha will sport some upgraded high-def graphics, as well as “widescreen display option, analog stick support, a readily available Easy Mode option, and new soundtrack.” Not bad. Also not bad are the platforms that this game is set to appear on.

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Not just set for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC, Onimusha: Warlords will also be coming to the Switch. That’s right, portable demon-slaying. What’s better? The game will be available digitally for $19.99 USD, and is scheduled for release this coming January.

If you prefer a physical version, that’s on the way too, though it’ll be exclusive to the PS4 and Xbox One.

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