Onimusha: Warlords Remastered

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IGN

Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Jan 18, 2019

Onimusha: Warlords is exactly how you remember it, and in 2019, that's not necessarily a good thing.

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68 / 100
Jan 15, 2019

A fun relic of the early PS2 days that I still like a lot, but slightly too dated for most players to enjoy.

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No Recommendation / Blank
Jan 15, 2019

A slightly dated reintroduction to one of Capcom's hack-and-slash greats.

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6 / 10
Jan 15, 2019

A low budget but competent remaster of a game that's showing its age – and yet still makes a good argument for a future franchise revival.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jan 15, 2019

Capcom could have done more with Onimusha: Warlords, but they didn't screw it up (at least on PS4) and that's all they really needed to do. Given that I still play the original from time to time, I'd say I'm more than happy with a nip and a tuck here and there. Now we just need the full trilogy.

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Jan 15, 2019

A remaster of this scope can’t give the game a better camera, liven up the combat, or spruce up the tacky pre-rendered backgrounds. It’s a shame too since somewhere in this game lies a decent core that could serve as a fantastic base for a more fully fledged remake willing to go beyond a simple touch-up.

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7 / 10
Jan 15, 2019

For the relatively low asking price Onimusha Warlords is worth a look if you've ever been interested in the series or just want to slay demons in historical Japan. Just bewware you'll have to contend with some game design elements that belong in the early 2000s. It's not a terribly long game and you can get through it in a few hours, but it'll keep you entertained throughout.

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78 / 100
Jan 15, 2019

Onimusha brings back one of the greatest PS2 adventures. Visuals (remastered in 16:9 format and 1080p resolution) and combat system are still ok, but some mechanics feel outdated. It brought back our best memories of the 2001 original PS2 game.

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IGN Middle East
Yasmeen Al Shyoukh

Top Critic

7.5 / 10.0
Jan 29, 2019

The game does not offer additional new content as it is the same game that was released in 2001 but with improved graphics and control.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jan 15, 2019

A great return that makes us want a new iteration on this franchise.

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Unscored
Jan 15, 2019

Where most publishers are trying to squeeze as much as possible out of people, juicing those nostalgia glands for every penny, here we have a sensible price point for a decent older game that’s been blown up to look passable on a modern screen.

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8.5 / 10.0
Jan 15, 2019

Onimusha: Warlords is a worthy remaster, and even though it feels rather short, the combat and exploration of such a claustrophobic world reminds you just how good it is.

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Unscored
Jan 15, 2019
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70 / 100
Jan 15, 2019

A short but sweet gem of a game dusted off and polished by Capcom for a quick nostalgia trip. Visual and auditory upgrades make this the definitive version of Onimusha: Warlords, but nothing can hide the game's aging design.

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Jan 15, 2019

While the story isn't out-of-this-world and the gameplay experience has some annoying flaws, Onimusha Warlords is, at the end of the day, a great game and a true classic that deserved to be brought to Xbox One.

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Jan 15, 2019

At times it can feel that Capcom's samurai adventure Onimusha is one of the PS2's forgotten classics.

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GameMAG

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8 / 10
Mar 13, 2019

Onimusha: Warlords is a classic of the genre, which remains relevant even after almost two decades after the original release. Sadly, Capcom didn't bother to create a remake on the same level as Resident Evil 2, but the game is still good anyway. We recommend you to play it on the Switch in a portable mode.

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Jan 25, 2019

Onimusha isn’t a 2019 classic, but it has earned its place as a 2001 classic that’s still more than worth playing today if you’re in the market for good games from bygone eras.

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8 / 10.0
Jan 23, 2019

This is actually a decent HD remaster. For a game that I played a ton of when I was 15, it was still fun to go back to with a new set of eyes and experiences under my belt.

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80 / 100
Jan 15, 2019

Onimusha: Warlords is a fun remaster for those who have not experienced the franchise.

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