Acquire Developed ‘Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief’ Receives PS4, Switch & PC October 2022 Release Dates

Publisher NIS America has announced that the  Acquire developed action title Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief will be releasing for PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC on October 11, 2022, in America, and October 14, 2022, in Europe.

This game takes place in Japan’s Edo period with the protagonist Ebizo, a former acclaimed thief who now cares for a youth named Suzuna. However, Suzuna eventually falls ill, and to afford her costly treatment, Ebizo returns to his life of crime. He’s determined to go through hell and back to achieve this caring goal.

The game has been stated by prospective players to look awfully similar to Tenchu, at least from a conceptual gameplay standpoint, and that perspective certainly still retains after this latest trailer. Stealth is an integral part of this experience, with hiding and sneaking around prominently showcased. Further, there is also combat, though it might just be the last resort in particular forced situations where utilizing stealth simply isn’t feasible.

The PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch limited editions can be pre-ordered via NIS America’s digital storefront.

You can view the American and European release date trailers for Kamiwaza: Way of the Thief  below:

Also in the realm of Acquire’s catalog is Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed, a nearly decade-old cult classic that has been confirmed to be receiving brand new DLC. Pretty wild stuff.


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