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Way Of The Samurai 2 (PS2) by Capcom
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
This game looks amazing, I have the previous one and it rocked, this one is much longer, with more minigames, more characters and much more weapons. It is set about 20-30 years behind the other game at the end of the Edo period, when the Tokugawa shogunate is beginning to collapse and corruption spreading throughout the magistrates. You are a nameless samurai who can join many sides of a gang way between the Yakuza, the corrupt magistrate and many other sides with different agendas. Unlike the previous installment, way of the Samurai 2 features a prospering merchant town, compared to the other game which was a desolate, deserted town, that was heavily influenced by the Akira Kurosawa,… Read more
Bushido: The Way of the Samurai (Square One Classi&hellip by Tsunetomo Yamamoto
49 of 60 people found the following review helpful
The title means "hidden leaves" and is great for people who are trying to learn Japanese culture. The book is great at expressing the arts of the Samurai in times of peace. It was written during the Edo period of Japan which was ruled by the Tokugawa shogunate. The idea of the book is not exactly rare, as there are many books written on the Bushido, the way of the Samurai. But it is still a great book, as most other bushido books are written during times of war. This makes Hagakure more useful than most other Bushido books, because people are more likely to relate to this book with their struggles, as it is often used metaphorically by shrewd businessmen and and even military figures in… Read more
Fighting Steel (PC CD) by Focus Multimedia Ltd
Fighting Steel (PC CD) by Focus Multimedia Ltd
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Fighting Steel is based on World War 2 and is a tactical naval game. The game itself is quite old and the orignal was plagued with bugs. This new version has gotten rid of MOST of these bugs, but the game still suffers from the occasional "freeze". Apart from this, the game is quite good, with extreme detail put into the ships, that are actually modelled from real ones, you can even spray the deck how you want with paints just to personalize it a bit more. For the orignal age of this game, it is very realistic with the weather and times of day. During the night, it is harder to see, and in heavy seas and rain the game gets alot harder. Overall, the game is average and only people who… Read more

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