Approximately 15 years after the defeat of Genma and the evil warlord Nobunaga Oda, Hideyoshi Toyotomi, the successor of Nobunaga, has took his place as the ruler and posesses evil powers of Genma. Player starts off by controlling a young warrior called Soki.
Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams follows its predecessors footsteps in a great mix of fast-paced action and puzzle-solving. The game offers players a complete audiovisual experience of medieval Japan. Dawn of Dreams has 5 different playable characters which can be swapped in a new gameplay called "Allies".