Devolver Digital and Flying Wild Hog revealed this week that Shadow Warrior 3 will hit PC and consoles on March 1, 2022.
Preorders are already live on your platform of choice, and anyone who decides to pick up the game early will be rewarded with an exclusive Koromodako Katana, a weapon that has been described as “…so great we gave it eight legs” (whatever that means).
I loved both Shadow Warriors made by Flying Wild Hog, but the decision to include looter elements on Shadow Warrior 2 wasn’t as well received by everyone. That divide in the community was obviously seen by the development team, as they’ve chosen to create a purely single player title with this threequel, ditching all loot shooter elements, and instead focusing on a classic shooter campaign.
Fallen corporate shogun Lo Wang and his former employer turned nemesis turned sidekick Orochi Zilla embark on an improbable mission to recapture an ancient dragon they unwillingly unleashed from its eternal prison. Armed with a punishing mix of blades and bullets, Lo Wang must traverse uncharted parts of the world to track down the dark beast and push the apocalypse back yet again. All it will take is the mask of a dead god, a dragon’s egg, a touch of magic, and enough firepower to hold off the impending cataclysm.
Bring a Katana to a Gunfight
Conduct a symphony of death with each encounter by mixing overwhelming firepower with devastatingly precise katana strikes as you dash in and around the demonic hordes.
Flow between nimble movement techniques including air dashes, wall running, double jumps, and the fancy new grappling hook busts your combat and movement options wide open in every battle.
Execute Then Annihilate
Execute spectacular finishing moves to claim a piece of your conquered foe and unleash its powers back on the horde in a burst of unstoppable fury and powerful magic.
Dynamic Combat Arenas
Each environment is lined with hazardous structures and devices that can be activated to add another layer of creative choice to the offensive strategy.
Neo Feudal Japan
Trek across a mythic Asian land infused with the magic and technology of ancient samurai, now overrun by the demonic yokai from Japanese folklore.
Brace for expertly delivered one-liners from Lo Wang, pointed banter with Zilla, and an intense thrillride of absurd predicaments on the way to turning doomsday into a new day.