Ghost of Tsushima aroused my interest at the moment it was first shown, and later presentations increased my interest even more. It seemed to be just that kind of game I like to play. Because of that, it became my most anticipated game. But will it be able to meet my expectations?
This long-awaited PlayStation exclusive is created by Seattle based studio Sucker Punch Productions, known for Sly Cooper and Infamous game series. The game is heavily inspired by some of the most iconic works within the samurai cinema genre, and you can choose between English and Japanese language, and bigger fans can experience the game in black and white as though it was a 1950’s samurai movie.
Ghost of Tsushima is set in the year 1274 in Japan when tens of thousands of Mongol soldiers invade the Island of Tsushima. You play as Jin Sakai, one of the few samurais still alive after the massacre. Jin must put aside the century-old samurai code of honor and use the shadows as one of his greatest assets to push back the Mongol invaders.
The beginning of the year has been a bit disappointing for me until I played Ghost of Tsushima, which I really enjoyed from the beginning to the end. I haven’t played anything as good as Ghost of Tsushima in a long time.
If you like action-adventure or role-playing games, especially those that offer a great deep story, Ghost of Tsushima is exactly that sort of game I definitely recommend and it’s totally worth the price. Also, if you are a big fan of samurai movies, games and books, then this one should be a good treat for you. Ghost of Tsushima is the best game of the year.
Release Date: Jul 17, 2020
Platform: PlayStation 4
Developer: Sucker Punch Productions
Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Rating: PEGI 18
Reviewed on: PlayStation 4 Pro