Taiwan-based studio CGCG is teaming up with writer Neon Doctrine to convey the side-scrolling motion title The Legend of Tianding to Swap this October, it has been revealed.
Based mostly on the real-life “Robin Hood of Taiwan” Liao Tianding (1883-1909), The Legend of Tianding showcases a “finely-tuned” fight system combined with cutscenes that draw inspiration from Chinese language manga.
The sport can also be distinctive in that, not like plenty of titles that come from the Far East, the Japanese are the dangerous guys this time round. The Taiwan you discover within the recreation is beneath Japanese occupation, and Tianding has since been hailed as a hero for standing as much as colonial rule.
As has been the case with Robin Hood, Tianding’s story has been tailored into many types of media over the a long time, together with youngsters’s books, novels, TV reveals and even an orchestral efficiency. You possibly can learn extra about his life right here.
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Within the 12 months 1895, the Treaty of Shimonoseki noticed Taiwan ceded to Japan, with the island positioned beneath Japanese rule. The choice was met with uproar and resistance by the Taiwanese, who discovered themselves brutally suppressed by the colonial authorities and its military. Nevertheless, the will for freedom isn’t so simply stamped out, for it’s a cry from the guts itself: a flame that burns and by no means dies. From this fireplace got here the heroes who fought for Taiwan, and one whose title stands tall amongst the ashes even as we speak: Liao Tianding!
Play as Liao Tianding, the charismatic vigilante of Taipei metropolis and wished outlaw by the Colonial Japanese authorities. Battle for justice within the expansive, dazzling streets of Taipei because it appeared like within the early twentieth century, dropped at life in a slick comedian ebook artwork type impressed by Conventional Chinese language Manga. That includes a finely-tuned side-scrolling fight system, punch, kick, slash, and naturally, rob your means via a myriad of difficult enemies, every wielding distinctive weapons you can take to your personal, and steal the hearts of the poor and downtrodden too when you’re at it!
Lead developer PP Wang states that “I’m impressed by actual occasions and the comedian books of my youth, and I’m devoted to selling Taiwanese tales via the medium of video video games.”
The Legend of Tianding definitely appears polished sufficient – and who is aware of, you may study a bit about Taiwanese historical past on the identical time. A PC launch can also be deliberate, however Swap is the one console which is getting the sport at the moment.
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