Amaterasu, guide us all on Ōkami HD for PC!
PC Ι Genre: Divine Adventure
Unlike Buddhism, Shintō (神道- Way of the Gods) is the native religion of Japan, its gods are the personification of astrological, geographical, and meteorological phenomena which always affect our daily life. As we can read in the Kojiki, the sacred text of Shintō, one of the most important deity of the entire pantheon is, without any doubts, Amaterasu Ōmikami (天照大御神 – The Great Divinity Illuminating Heaven), the sun goddess and supreme ruler of the Takama ga Hara (高天原 – The Plain of High Heaven) where the Kami lives.
Other than be the most important goddess of Japan, Amaterasu is frequently present in the pop-culture, such as manga and anime series Urusei Yatsura, video game series such as Shin Megami Tensei, and last but not least the beloved goddess is the main character of Ōkami, one of the most beautiful and poetic games of all time. Originally released in 2006 on PlayStation 2 and Wii, the roots of this action adventure game dig deeply into myths, legends, and folklore combined with a visually great Sumi-e art style, and a very original gameplay mechanics, but luckily even the new generations can play with this title thanks to the new high-definition version for PC.
It’s time to pick up the paint brush and welcome the wolf goddess once again! The eight-headed human flesh devouring dragon Orochi has come back to life turning the world into a dark land full of monsters and curses, to restore its natural order and beauty, the sun goddess changed herself into a white wolf capable to set free the sacred animals which are imprisoned among the stars. Travelling throughout the Land of the Rising Sun, you’ll acquire different “Celestial Brush” techniques that will allow you to discover hidden passages, turn night into day, slash the impure creatures, and at the end fight against Orochi.
Due to the new upgrade, the originally visually stunning art style is now stunning than ever! Every screen is in HD, in this way the distinctive landscapes become heart-stoppingly beautiful using brighter colors, battles become even more addictive, and traditional Japan become gorgeous than ever before! Play with Ōkami HD to return to the iconic Sumi-e shaded world for another adventure into the fantastical!
Let the sun shine again with this dramatic and evocative adventure that will let you experience a mythical game filled with a sacred Shintō‘s influence!
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