Ōkami (Japanese: 大神, lit. “incredible god” or “extraordinary spirit”) is an activity experience computer game created by Clover Studio and distributed by Capcom. It was delivered for PlayStation 2 out of 2006 in Japan and North America, and in 2007 in Europe and Australia. After the conclusion of Clover Studio a couple of months after the delivery, a port for Wii was created by Ready at Dawn, Tose, and Capcom, and delivered in 2008. Set in traditional Japan, Ōkami joins Japanese folklore and old stories to recount the tale of how the land was saved from dimness by the Shinto sun goddess, named Amaterasu, who appeared as a white wolf. It includes a sumi-e-motivated cel-concealed visual style and the Celestial Brush, a motion framework to perform wonders. The game was wanted to utilize more customary reasonable delivering, however this had put a strain on the designs handling of the PlayStation 2. Clover Studio changed to a cel-concealed style to decrease the preparing, which prompted the Celestial Brush idea. The ongoing interaction is demonstrated on The Legend of Zelda, one of chief Hideki Kamiya’s number one arrangement.
Ōkami is one of the last PlayStation 2 games delivered preceding the arrival of the PlayStation 3. In spite of the fact that it experienced helpless deals, the game got basic recognition, procuring IGN’s 2006 Game of the Year. The Wii variant acquired comparable recognition, however the movement control plot got blended audits. A top notch port, remastered by Capcom and HexaDrive, was delivered on the PlayStation 3 by means of the PlayStation Network in October 2012 and for retail in Japan in November, supporting the utilization of the PlayStation Move movement regulator. The port was additionally delivered for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in December 2017 around the world, and for Nintendo Switch in August 2018. Standard reception of the game has improved with the arrival of these remasters, and Ōkami is presently viewed as outstanding amongst other computer games at any point made, just to act as an illustration of computer games as an artistic expression, helped by the improved craftsmanship subtleties and designs goals.
A profound successor on the Nintendo DS, Ōkamiden, was delivered in Japan in September 2010, trailed by North America and Europe in March 2011.