Slice and dice! Zanshin is a sword fighting simulator, where you can test yourself in challenging sword fights. Try your agility, reaction, speed. Move, block and strike your enemies down and then slice them into thousand pieces. Fight with hundred waves of enemies and survive as long as you can.
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Mixed (12) - 58% of the 12 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 30, 2018
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“When we were choosing between early access and kickstarter, we decided that the most honest choice would be early access. Why? When you are buying our game unlike kickstarter you immediately receive a stable build with the ability to test the game. You see where you invested your money.
Also by buying our product you get guarantee to receive all updates and future content for free. We will improve our game and will add more and more content to get best from our game “Zanshin”.
This gives us an excellent opportunity to hear your feedbacks and wishes.
We are interested in experimenting especially in such a new technology as VR but we also want these experiments to be in the interests of the player.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“For us, early access is needed to make sure that players are interested, and as soon as we receive
feedbacks, we will make more content for the game and then release the game from early access. According to our calculations, this will be not more than a year.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“This is a list of what we want to do in the future, and we will be happy if the community will support us and our plans will become real:
- Storyline
- Bosses
- More settings to customize difficulty
- More types of enemies (ranged enemies, elite warriors, bosses)
- More levels
- New game modes
- More weapons
- AI improvement
- Graphic and animation improvements
- New game mechanics and features
And much more.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“At this moment we have:
-All key features of the game
(You can find the list of key features in the description of the game)
-5 levels to fight
-8 weapons
-2 type of enemies”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Our main goal is to hear the opinion of players, so future of the game fully depends on the feedbacks of the community.”
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Notice: Requires one of the following virtual reality headsets: HTC Vive or Valve Index. See the VR Support section for more info.
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About This Game

Slice and dice! Zanshin is a sword fighting simulator, where you can test yourself in challenging sword fights. Try your agility, reaction, speed. Move, block and strike your enemies down and then slice them into thousand pieces. Fight with hundred waves of enemies and survive as long as you can. It seems dishonest but you have an ace up your sleeve - the "Zanshin" technique. This game is about challenging sword fights, blood, slow motion, countless waves of enemies in various beautiful worlds.

Challenging physics-based sword fights

All factors are taken into account - angle, strength, speed, every hit and every block to bring you in realistic sword fight.

Advanced AI

Fight with good balanced AI and test yourself in hardcore sword fights.

Unique Slicing System

Be a real warrior, strike your enemies down, choose the right moment and get yourself in Zanshin to slice them into thousand pieces.

Accurate collision detection

We made super accurate collision system for best realistic sword fights - we won't get you frustrated with wrong hit and block detection.

Various of weapons

Express yourself and choose your style of the fight with the variety of weapons.

Different beautiful worlds

Experience the full immersion of VR with various of different beautiful levels to fight.

Safety Notice and Room-Scale Info


Zanshin requires players to swing their controllers and perform wide gestures in virtual reality. Be cautious with your environment and play at your own risk. We are not responsible for any destruction of property or the injury of yourself or anyone else while playing Zanshin.

Play far away from any object, have plenty of space, use high quality wrist straps, remove all children or animals from the room, do not play near stairs.

Zanshin will play correctly with simple standing configuration as long as you can move your arms in any direction without risking to hit something. However, it is recommended for best playing experience to have 2m x 2m of playspace or more.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Quad Core 3 Ghz +
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 970
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Quad Core 3 Ghz +
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 ti or GTX 1070
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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