Hanako: Honor & Blade Coming to Steam September 15

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If you’re looking for a new online multiplayer combat experience, be excited for Hanako: Honor & Blade. Set in feudal Japan, the game completed the Early Access program and will launch on Steam this September 15.

The game is being developed by +Mpact Games and served as a tribute to the late mother of Team Lead Matt Canei. Talking about the game, Canei said in a statement that as they were putting on the final touches, they also reflected on the journey that everyone shared.

Hanako: Honor & Blade offers online immersive battles for up to 24 players. Players have the chance to decide what happens in the future by choosing one of four unique warrior classes: the swordsman, spearman, archer, or ninja. Each class offers various build/skill options and features combat, abilities, and spirit-based skills.

There are different game modes and maps available for everyone to try. Each game level has obstacles and mechanics that need strategy and teamwork to defeat the enemies.

Key features of the game are:

  • Epic online battles set in Feudal Japan with up to 24 players.
  • A symbolic struggle between the forces of life and death.
  • Four game modes with unique features:
    • Team Deathmatch Battle
    • Capture the Scroll
    • Village Siege
    • Castle Raid
  • Directional-driven combat that encourages strategy and precision.
  • Four distinct warrior classes with different skill options for multiple playstyles.
  • Dynamic environment changes.


For those interested in the game, here are the specifications:

  • Minimum
    • OS: Windows Vista
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce 630 GT
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
  • Recommended
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or higher
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 or higher
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 5 GB available space


While the game is being prepared for its official launch, the development team revealed that they are continuing with the testing, which includes:

  • UI updates, HUD fixes.
  • Updates to the class loadout selection screen.
  • New gate destructible model and destruction sequence on Castle Raids.
  • Play some Yamai Castle (new map).
  • Various audio improvements.
  • Some bug fixes and other things.

Hanako: Honor & Blade will be priced at $14.99 at launch.

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