Sengoku Basara 4 Introduces Sakon Shima, Ashikaga Yoshiteru And Others

By Sato . July 2, 2013 . 8:42pm


Earlier this year, Capcom announced Sengoku Basara 4 for the PlayStation 3 during a Sengoku Basara festival that took place in March. They used the key terms “Sengoku Genesis” and “Enter a new chapter” for the fourth installment of the series. The latest issue of Famitsu magazine shares more details on the upcoming game.


The stage is set in a parallel world of the Muromachi period. Sengoku Basara 4 will remain faithful to the history of the era, with the exception of additional military commanders who weren’t alive at the time. The characters who are confirmed to appear in Sengoku Basara 4 so far are: Masamune Date, Mitsunari Ishida, Ashikaga Yoshiteru, Sakon Shima, and Katsuie Shibata.


Masamune Date and Mitsunari Ishida will be keeping their same appearance from Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes. The gambling-addict Sakon Shima will be one of the more acrobatic characters of the mix. The magazine issue also notes that Katsuie Shibata is a complete opposite from Sakon, as he’s considered a pitiful person after having lost himself to despair and no longer has any feelings while continuing to obey orders, unlike Sakon who is known for being more of a free spirit.


Famitsu also mentions that Ashikaga Yoshiteru’s weapon of choice is a scepter that has the ability to transform into other weapons such as katana, spears, and bows.


Sengoku Basara 4 is slated for release in early 2014 for PlayStation 3.


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  • brian

    I recall those two new guys being really low level commanders in SB3, so this is interesting I suppose.
    We need gameplay of it asap. ;n;

  • MrSirFeatherFang

    I’m not familiar with this series, but wasn’t Sengoku Basara 3 also on the Wii and PS3? It seems like SB3 Utage was also on both PS3 and Wii. I just thought it would be okay to also have it on the Wii U, but of course it’s not doing well right now.

    • Akimitsu

      Samurai Heroes (Sengoku Basara 3 in Japan) was only on PS3 and Wii, and the same goes for Utage.

      • MrSirFeatherFang

        Isn’t that what I just said?

    • brian

      SB2 was similar, being on PS2/Wii and ending up in an HD collection.

      • MrSirFeatherFang

        oh, it would make sense that SB3 would be on the Wii since SB2 was also on the Wii. I suppose putting it on the Wii U would be too much considering most of their audience on the Wii have probably not moved on from it.

        • Tre W

          They’re probably just waiting for the Wii U to pick up a bit. By the time SB4 gets its expansion a year or so after SB4’s release (and you know it will)? I’d be surprised if the U doesn’t get a “Double Pack”, just like the Wii did with SB2.

  • OkamiKing

    One name, and one name only:


    • Oh hell yeah, goemon would be awesome with basara designs. i wonder what kind of weapon he’d use though

  • 07thCrow

    Sigh, yet another Sengoku Basara the rest of the world will never get to see… :'(

  • Wappuli

    Scans from 2ch.
    Shima Sakon :
    Shibata Katsuie :
    Ashikaga Yoshiteru (npc) :

    • MrJechgo

      Kinda hard to see these characters as designed after playing the Samurai Warriors games for that long XD

    • Raoni Marques

      Dammit, can you please post it again? the links are gone and I can’t find it anywhere

  • Kalis Konig

    No chance for us…No chance ;-(

  • Weird Al Yankovic

    Need Kasuga and Noh…NOW!!! UGH, I just know Capcom’s gonna troll and make me wait for the expansion.

  • Göran Isacson

    Wonder what kind of plot they’ll spin for this one… after SB3 plotwise, or before it? At the same time? Wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff?

  • TheHolypopeofgaming

    Sengoku Basara is like Dynasty Warriors…….with Epic anime Samurainess
    this is why I’ll be buying this and the HD Collection.

  • darryl scott

    Hey what ever happen to my boy yukimura! You can’t have date with out him. His rival

  • KOTheWorld

    I still remember that they were part of the marked commanders in SB3 that are simply soldiers with more health. They dropped loot too.

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