"Way of the Samurai is a PlayStation 2 action-adventure game released in 2002.
Set in 19th Century Japan, the player takes on the role of a ronin who wanders into a remote village and becomes involved in a conflict between rival clans. A notable feature of the game is the Choose Your Own Adventure style branching storyline, which allows minor decisions by the player to radically alter the course of the story.
Way of the Samurai was released on PlayStation Portable on September 18, 2008 in Japan; prior to the release of Way of the Samurai 3."
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