For a thousand years, a princess has slept inside the Karakuri Mansion.
When Shiren's former master bestows upon him the Karakuri key, he
quickly finds himself entangled in a millennium-old mystery, wandering
through past and present to unravel the story of the girl and vanquish
an ancient, lurking evil...
As the ronin warrior Shiren, you'll wander the old country, encountering
dungeons filled with snow, sakura, walls of fire, and more. Control up
to 3 party members and stay alert as you wander through dungeons,
collecting items and outthinking your enemies! Easy mode lets newcomers
find a foothold in the dungeons while Normal mode presents a more
rigorous challenge for veterans.
• Epic adventure in feudal Japan— As the ronin warrior Shiren, you will
explore a vision of historic Japan that is beautiful and vibrant. An
epic story that begins 1000 years prior takes you through villages and
dungeons and places you alongside figures straight out of Japanese
• Variable challenge— A brand new easy mode lets even
newcomers to the genre find a foothold while experienced players will
find a more rigorous challenge in Normal mode. Post-game activities will
test the most advanced gamer with additional quests, super dungeons, a
tournament, and the “ultimate challenge”—the Millennium Dungeon, a
pain-staking 1,000 floor dungeon crawl.
• Challenging depth and
strategy— Control your time in the dungeons down to the details. Choose
direct control over your party members or take advantage of the
excellent AI that lets you specify attitude and tendency. Power up
equipment through the new Dragon Orb system, and imbue them with special
abilities via more than 100 Seals. New Spells allow targeted casting of
effects on enemies.