Tactical Samurai Action
PS2 Stealth classic Commandos 2: Men Of Courage was a unique title that's never really been matched on consoles since. The game had you take control of an elite squad of soldiers in World War II as they tackled clandestine missions behind enemy lines. It was a deeply satisfying and stripped down experience, far removed from...
Sneaking into 2021
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is a highly rated strategy game that released for PlayStation 4 back in 2017. Set in Edo period Japan, it sees a small group of specifically skilled characters tackle a variety of high risk missions for the shogun. We called it "a serious tactical treat" in our 9/10 review. And now, almost...
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun seems to be flying under the radar, despite us awarding it an outstanding 9/10 in our review. We figured that we’d live stream an hour of the Commandos-inspired samurai strategy game for you to enjoy – and you can catch the archive embedded above.
Shadow Tactics is a hardcore tactical stealth game set in Japan around the Edo period.
Take control of a team of deadly specialists and sneak in the shadows between dozens of enemies. Choose your approach when infiltrating mighty castles, snowy mountain monasteries or hidden forest camps. Set traps, poison your opponents or completely avoid enemy contact.
The group is composed of very different personalities. Working together as a team seems impossible at first. Yet over the course of many missions, trust is won and friendships are made. The characters develop their own dynamic and each member will have to face their own personal demons.