Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief – Latest screenshots

Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief is a remaster of a stealth action game developed by Acquire, and originally released on PlayStation 2 back in 2006. It will launch tomorrow (October 11th) in North America, with Japan and Europe getting it a few days later (October 13th and October 14th respectively).

And ahead of that release, Acquire have shared a brand new set of screenshots for the game (along with some character artworks):

Never heard of Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief? Here’s a trailer, some details, and the list of key features to get you up to speed!

On the streets of Mikado, only the tough survive. For one man, a heist gone wrong would change his life forever.

Set during the Edo period of Japan, Kamiwaza stars amateur thief Ebizo, who aspires to steal from the rich and give to the poor. During his first stint, however, he and his mentor, Ainosuke, witness their own men take the lives of innocent civilians. Disillusioned by the horrific display of violence, Ainosuke advises Ebizo to escape with the only survivor—a lone girl.

A decade later, Ebizo has held fast to his morals, living an honest and fulfilling life with Suzuna, the young girl he took in as his own daughter. But the illusion of security is shattered once Suzuna falls ill. In order to buy the medicine she desperately needs, Ebizo is faced with a heavy financial burden. Conflicted, Ebizo is forced to return to the underbelly of Mikado, but vows only to steal for the sake of those less fortunate.

Will you walk the path of honor, even as a thief? The choice is yours to make.

  • Family First: What lengths would you go to for those you hold dear? Familial bonds will be put to the test in this uniquely heartwarming tale.
  • History in the Making: Your decisions as a thief will determine your future with multiple branching storylines.
  • Fancy Footwork: Avoid enemy detection with stealthy action gameplay and build your reputation as a thief!

Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief (Switch) comes out on October 11th in North America, October 13th in Japan, and October 14th in Europe.

Source: 4Gamer / NIS America (Steam)


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