XSEED Games announced the beat-’em up ninja girl brawler, Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus, will being heading to Steam June 1st in a franchise first. It’s also the first game in the series to receive an HD makeover, as it was formerly a Playstation Vita exclusive entry. The possibility of release on additional PC platforms is being explored during the coming months.
Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus is set to include all Downloadable Content from the game’s Playstation Vita release free of charge and boasts crisp new HD textures and a smooth 60 frames per second framerate to compliment the brawler’s fast-paced action. A 10% discount is being offered off it’s regular list price of $29.99, €27.99, and £22.99 for the first week after launch (other international pricing may vary).
Senran Kagura Shinovi Versus takes the ninja schoolgirls introduced to the world in Senran Kagura Burst, the title preceding this one chronologically, and pits them against one another in an all-new standalone story. Players will revist the rivalry between the students of Hanzō National Academy and their sworn enemies at the Hebijo Clandestine Girls’ Academy, who have gone underground and formed a mercenary group known as Homura’s Crimson Squad. Both sides must also contend with two new sets of enemies: the girls from the exceptionally strict Gessen Girl’s Academy, as well as the new generation of Hebijo students who seek domination over all rivals. All four schools will have their own unique narrative. The game will have it’s original Japanese voice-overs paired with full English subtitles to bring each girl’s distinct personality and storyline to life.
Fan-favorite elements such as massive mid-air combos, Secret Ninja Techniques, and clothes-ripping action will now be present in full HD and in 60 frames per second. All DLC will be fully unlockable from the start through gameplay. All 20+ playable characters will feature their own diverse fighting styles and special skills, so players will have to master a vast array of abilities as they set forth upon the Path of the Shinobi. Also included will be three multiplayer modes each designed for up to four players, including a Death Match, Strip Battle where you try to uncloth opponents, and Understorm which is a race to grab the most undergarments as they fall from the sky. Though the game has yet to be rated by the ESRB on PC, the game was rated “M for Mature” on Playstation Vita.
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