Set against a backdrop inspired by various historical periods of Japan, Toukiden: The Age of Demons tells the tale of humanity’s last stand for survival. When monstrous demons (Oni) of varying strength and size invaded the world through cracks in space and time and started attacking humans, the only opposition came from the Slayers, a caste that has always secretly protected mankind from their murderous intent.
Eight years after the time warp and Oni appeared, a brave young Slayer embarks on a journey to thin the numbers of the enemy and help humanity survive. Players take the role of this young warrior and can fully customize their characters, weapons and armor and form a group of hunters to take down the destructive Oni.
The demo is currently available for download through the PlayStation®Network and it will serve as an excellent method of introducing players to the vast and beautiful world of Toukiden: The Age of Demons.
Spanning the entire first and part of the second chapter of the game, this comprehensive 10 hour sample will also include full access to character customization, all six weapon types and equipment upgrades. It also allows for a trial of the online environment, which plays a pivotal role in the enjoyment of Toukiden: The Age of Demons. In the full version players will be able to team up with up to three others to try and defeat the Oni. To give prospective fans the opportunity to fully appreciate the battle system and co-op, the demo will allow up to seven multiplayer missions to be completed.
Players can carry on their save data-equipment, obtained weapons/armor/mitama, materials (up to 30 slots), story progress, and a part of their Haku (in-game currency)- to the full version of the game.
This visually stunning game boasts an extensive character creation mode, and six different weapon types, each of which can be forged and upgraded to the player’s preferences, while it also features 200 characters based on both fictional and historical Japanese figures, whose souls help players strengthen their team and defeat their enemies.
Fans who pre-order Toukiden: The Age of Demons through GameStop will receive two extra Mission Collections, along with the “Mitama of Niijima Yae.” Those who pre-order at Amazon will receive the “Mitama of Momotaro,” a warrior’s soul that will strengthen the player’s skill, along with 2 pieces of armor (Cat Ears and a Fox Mask).
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