Tactical fans rejoice! Shadow Tactics – Blades of the Shogun
, a real-time tactics game with stealth elements, was announced at the Game Developers Conference by developer Mimimi Productions and publisher Daedalic Entertainment.
Set in the Edo period of Japanese history, the player will take control of five distinct characters - including the Ninja and the Samurai - on a series of missions, adding up to approximately 25 hours of gameplay. Each character will have a specific skillset - the Ninja will be very agile and hard for enemies to detect whereas the Samurai will be able to take on multiple enemies at the same time - with strengths and weaknesses of which the player will have to be aware to use them effectively.Shadow Tactics - Blades of the Shogun
will launch on Xbox One in Q4 2016.