Onechanbara Z2: Chaos first screenshots
posted on 07.24.14 at 01:47 PM EDT by (@salromano)
First large batch of images from PlayStation 4 sequel.

Onechanbara Z2: Chaos

D3 Publisher has released the first screenshots of Onechanbara Z2: Chaos, its newly announced PlayStation 4 sequel.

The images show the game’s four playable characters–Kagura, Saya, Aya, and Saki–as well as enemy characters like Evange and Miisha, the iron-masked woman.

With new hardware brings new features, including 1080p visuals at 60 frames per second. Also new is the “Cross Merge Combination” system, which allows players to perform combo attacks with multiple characters. Then there’s “Quick Time Kills,” a new quick-time event system that uses the PlayStation 4 touchpad to finish off enemies. Another new element, the “Dea Drive,” lets players access all of their fighting strength. More details on that in a followup report.

View the screenshots at the gallery. The game is due out on October 30 in Japan.

  • Sal Romano

    D3 logic:

    – Boasts of native 1080p
    – Releases 720p screenshots

    • 武神水樹

      You’re awesome, thanks for the article

    • Budgiecat

      unfortunately that logic applies to a whole lot of JPN publishers not just D3.

      In addition to the usual ‘360p video’

      • Elvick

        Fucking 360p video D:<

        • Budgiecat


          wtf happened to you Japan?

    • Bob Obb

      Do any Japanese publishers release 1080p screens? Even 720p is higher than what I usually see…

      I just hope the game runs at 60fps at least. I remember the PS3 version ran like shit

    • bloodiOS

      At least it’s better than KH and its SD screenshots.

      • Budgiecat

        Nomura was too busy redesigning a Batman Play-Art figure to notice or care..

  • Six

    Looks pretty good, and it shouldn’t be an issue getting it to run at 1080p and 60fps.

    • Budgiecat

      sure, considering it doesnt look that much different from its PS3/360 predecessors..

      • Six

        What did you expect from a series like this?

        • Budgiecat

          not much so I’m not surprised

      • British_Otaku

        Tamsoft aren’t leaders when it comes to mastering technology and specialised in small budget games like the SIMPLE series (this series started with four 2000 yen games on the PS2) or portable games (from Ikkitousen games to Senran Kagura 2).

        The least I expect is a visually appealing and stable game like Senran Kagura 2 or Shinovi Versus though they have some hideous games under their belt as well.

  • 武神水樹

    Just placed my pre-order this morning

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  • PrinceHeir

    Man i still remember last year that Onechanbara Z Kagura with NONONO! just came out last year.

    Even though it’s a port from an old game, I’m glad we’re getting a sequel soon :)

    This is probably my favorite pic!

    So Aya’s default costume is now black and they gave her old one to Kagura instead.

    I hope there’s unlockable costumes and playabale bosses here like the PSP game did.





    Can’t wait for this!!!

  • Comandante Bushido

    Bewbs… sold

    • Budgiecat

      you bewb

  • ShawnOtakuSomething

    one handed mode

  • Vayne

    I enjoyed the graphics, the Japanese are finally with same graphics with the West.

    • Budgiecat


  • bloodiOS

    Really looking forward to this. I sure hope that they’ll provide a gameplay trailer prior to TGS.

  • DrForbidden

    Sigh. So despite this being marketed as a PS4 game, it reuses the same character models, the same environments, and the same enemy models as the previous X360/PS3 version, without noticeable improvement in resolution. The background environments are still muddy messes. Some new bosses, Kagura gets a henshin model, and that seems to be pretty much it. As much as I enjoyed Z, I’m definitely waiting till The Best version of this game is released.

    • LordKaiser

      It’s D3Publisher what else can be expected. Can wait to see what messy translation it will receive from D3 Publisher of America if it gets localized.

    • Eder García

      expect the same with JRPG games like the Altier series, not all the Japanese developers are used to next-gen technology yet

  • PrinceHeir

    Also check out Onechanbara’s official website for each games!

    Can’t wait for Z2!!!

  • DarthBrian

    Can’t wait to see it in motion. <3

  • Eder García

    any news on guest characters like NoNoNo in Z1?