In an announcement today, Capcom said it would be releasing Okami HD to the Playstation Network this fall. The digital download will be available for $19.99 USD.  In addition to HD quality graphics,  the Playstation Move integrated into gameplay and a suite of Playstation 3 trophies will be made available.

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In Okami, players take on the rol of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess, who takes on the form of a wolf. She must use her magical abilities to restore the land to its former glory after a monster turns the world into a ruined wasteland. The artistic design in Okami is heavily influenced by Japanese water coloring and the wood carving art in the Ukiyo-e style. The game was originally released to the Playstation 2 in 2006 and to the Wii in 2008, both to critical acclaim.

Be sure to check out the Capcom Unity site for more information. Full Press Release after the fold.


Critically Acclaimed Ōkami Now Gorgeously Painted in High Definition

SAN MATEO, Calif. — June 19, 2012 — Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that award winning Ōkami® will be re-born this fall as a digital download on PlayStation®Network for $19.99. Already one of the most beautiful games ever created, the addition of HD graphics will make this new version of Ōkamieven more stunning. Ōkami® HD will also feature PlayStation®Move integration as well as a full suite of PlayStation®3 system trophies.Initially released to critical acclaim on the PlayStation®2 system, players take on the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess, who inhabits the form of a wolf. After a tyrannical monster turns the world into a ruined wasteland, she must use her magical abilities to restore the land to its previous glory full of life and color.

Ōkami HD brings Amaterasu’s epic tale to the PS3™ with fully integrated HD graphics and 16:9 aspect ratio. The trademark sumi-e ink art style lends itself perfectly to HD allowing players to experience more of the awe-inspiring world displayed in greater detail than ever before.

To create an even more immersive experience, players can take advantage of the PlayStation®Move motion controller and naturally make brush strokes with the essential Celestial Brush to defeat enemies and solve puzzles.Ōkami HD will also support the DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller for those who wish to re-live the original experience.

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