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    Toukiden: the Age of Demons  Video Game Review

    Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    Review by Yu

    Format: Digital and Physical

    Publisher: Tecmo Koei

    Developer: Omega Force

    Rating: T

    Cost: $39.99 (US)


    Overview of Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    The game takes place in Old Age Japan, where the country is now being attacked by Oni, and you play as a new Slayer that has joined the cause to fight back the demons, and save all of Japan.

    Characters of Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    New Slayer: IT’s YOU, you play as a new slayer which is customizable to fit your type of fighting style from a katana to bows. You are to be the one to rise from the bottom to be the best Slayer and protect Japan.

    Oka: A female slayer with a unmatched skill with her katana and a great leader, her weakness being that she is scared of spiders >_<

    Yamato: leader of Utakata Village who commands the Slayers, he has retired from fighting but was known as a famous slayer during his younger days.

    Hatsuho: skilled with a chain and sickle, and claims she is the oldest of all the slayers and acts  old than her age.

    Hayatori: a detached amd professional skilled with his knives, not much is known about this Slayer.

    Nagi: A scholar skilled in medicine as a physician and with a bow with unmatched accuracy.

    Ibuki: spear master who considers himself a free spirited person, but is actually quite seriouds and wants to ensure that all his friends make it home everyday.

    Fugaku: The power fist of the group, who is a survivor and well liked by kids.

    Kikka: The Shrine Maiden of the village who controls a barrier protecting the village, her being a Maiden, she doesn’t know a lot about the outside world

    Gameplay of Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    The game plays like a free map roaming hack and slash game, it focuses a lot on loot, materials, and on equipment, all of which determine your stats and how strong you are along with your Mitama, which can give you a special advantage in battle. The game flows smoothly, no lag when play single-player, lag on multi-player depends on other people’s wifi signals. Graphics look good but could be better. You mostly find yourself fighting the same enemies over and over.

    Experience of Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    Toukiden: the Age of Demons

    I played 11 hrs and 35 mins, I feel that a lot was missed out on this game and could be more than what it is, could have better graphics, not focus on equipment so much and could have gave more variety of enemies.


    Score Rating

    I give it a 7/1


    -Flows well

    -interesting story

    -Coop and multiplayer



    -Same enemies **

    -Game focuses on equipment a lot

    -Game combat repeats a lot **

    “**” is for main concerns of the game that may cause you to play the game longer than you intended to or something people might not like.­

    “^^” is for great features of the game.