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Kasumi & Ayane Slice ‘n Dice in New Ninja Gaiden Master Collection Video

Ninja Gaiden Master Collection Kasumi Ayane Rachel Momiji

Koei Tecmo released a new video that focused on ladies of Ninja Gaiden Master Collection like Kasumi and Ayane. The character showcase features its characters taking part in the remaster’s hack ‘n slash gameplay.

The character showcase highlights combat styles for Ninja Gaiden Master Collection‘s Ayane, Momiji, Rachel, Kasumi, and Ryu Hayabusa. Ayane is first up in the video. This ninja uses magical ninjutsu and dual short swords to eviscerate enemies. Next is Momiji, who uses a naginata, a bow, and fire. Third is Rachel with a heavy war hammer and assault gun. The final femme fatale is Kasumi brandishing a wakizashi blade. Finally, the showcase ends on the lead Ryu Hayabusa, who uses multiple weapons throughout all three games.

Koei Tecmo has been releasing new screenshots and interviews to promote the upcoming trio of titles. Team Ninja confirmed that the games will run at 60 FPS, but only on select consoles. Additionally, the team revealed that the collection will include most of the previous DLC costumes. In our interview with the game’s producer, Fumihiko Yasuda explained that fan support made the Ninja Gaiden Master Collection come to fruition.

Kasumi, Ayane, and the rest of the gang will be playable when Ninja Gaiden Master Collection launches on June 10, 2021. The game will release on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam with standard and a deluxe editions. The title will also be playable on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S via backward compatibility.

Oni Dino
Oni Dino is a Japanese-English translator, localization editor, and podcaster. He has several video game credits and regularly translates columns from Masahiro Sakurai and Shigeru Miyamoto. When not knee-deep in a JRPG and wishing games had more environmental story-telling, he's attending industry events and interviewing creative auteurs to share their stories.