Toukiden: The Age of Demons coming to Vita on February 11th

by: Sean Colleli -

Tecmo-Koei has a release date for their upcoming action title Toukiden: The Age of Demons. PS Vita owners can expect the game on February 11th, 2014. The game has already seen strong sales in Japan, moving over 470,000 copies. The story concerns a young Slayer, or demon killer, recruited to hit back against an invasion of monstrous Oni during humanity's last stand. The game features the ability to customizable your character, weapons and armor, and eventually to build a team of Slayers to follow you into battle. Check the break for specific pre-order bonuses exclusive to Gamestop and Amazon.





TECMO KOEI AMERICA ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE AND PRE-ORDER BONUSES FOR

TOUKIDEN: THE AGE OF DEMONS ON THE PLAYSTATION VITA



BURLINGAME, Calif. November 27, 2013 - Tecmo Koei America is pleased to announce today that the upcoming title Toukiden: The Age of Demons, will be available in stores on February 11th, 2014 for the PlayStation®Vita handheld system.

Following the groundbreaking success in Japan, with sales exceeding 470,000 units, Toukiden: The Age of Demons is bringing the fight for survival to the west.

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.

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.

To aid Slayers in the beginning of their journey Tecmo Koei America announced a series of in game pre-order bonuses. Specifically, those 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).

Tecmo Koei America will share more details leading up to the release of Toukiden: The Age of Demons in North America on February 11, 2014.
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