Rise to power in Feudal Japan with your Samurai family [Sengoku]

Jarret Redding
Executive Editor
March 3rd, 2011


Paradox Interactive has announce Sengoku, a grand strategy game based in Feudal Japan.  You play as the head as of an illustrious Samurai family amidst a civil war in the year 1467.  The authority of the Shoguns has collapsed and now the provinces are in chaos.  Your objective is one of conquest and betrayal as you attempt to unite the land through deal-making with foreign powers while sending your samurai and ninjas to dispatch of your enemies.  Here are features listed from the press release as well as a trailer and screenshots:

Control a noble family in Feudal Japan
Rise in influence and power within your clan and go on to claim the ultimate prize
Conquer and grow while rewarding your most valued retainers in your bid to become Shogun
Detailed historical map of Japan during the warring states period
Make deals with external powers, including the Portuguese and the Dutch
Employ the aid of powerful Ninja clans when your Samurai armies are not enough

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Jarret is Editor-in-Chief as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He's been playing games since before he could read and that's turned into a love of all things game related. His favorite genres include FPS, RTS, racing, and action-adventure platforming. He is currently spending way too much time playing Starcraft II followed by Team Fortress 2.

Specialty: FPS