Yesterday, Spike Chunsoft revealed the Western release date for the Way of the Samurai series spinoff, Katana Kami. The game will release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC via Steam on February 20, 2020, the same day as the Japanese version.
An announcement trailer was released alongside the info on the release date, showing off some of the isometric view hack ‘n slash gameplay in procedurally generated dungeons.
The game’s story revolves around a mysterious unnamed wandering samurai, who offers to help out the hopeless blacksmith Gunji Dojima, who’s had his daughter taken away as collateral for his debts. Armed with Gunji’s forged katanas, the samurai heads into the mysterious Jikai dungeons to find materials and katanas to improve Gunji’s business, and earn enough to repay his debts.
Additionally, the samurai will be able to sway the balance of power between the three factions of Rokkotsu Pass by choosing who to sell weapons to. That said, the game will have a…