At Opening Night Live of gamescom 2021, SEGA gave a first look at Rui, one of the many demons featured in Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles.
The trailer they showed provided footage of the boss battle in which players will fight Rui as well as behind the scenes footage from Rui’s development and implementation in the game.
What You Need to Know About Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
- Exhilarating Arena Battles – Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime, including Tanjiro and Nezuko, to overcome challengers in head-to-head battle, locally and online.
- Moving Drama – Take up the sword of Tanjiro Kamado and guide his journey to become a Demon Slayer and turn his sister Nezuko back into a human.
- Thrilling Boss Battles – Action and drama reach their peak in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro’s mettle.
- Original Anime Voice Cast – The original English and Japanese voice casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
The game is still set for an October 13 release date when it will be available on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam.
Fans of the anime will most likely have a lot to like about this release, as this game retains a ton of the visual and auditory aesthetic of the show all while adapting it into a playable experience for players to immerse themselves in. Here’s hoping that this game does not go the way of so many failed anime to video game adaptations.
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