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Muramasa Rebirth's third piece of DLC dated for Western ninjas

Muramasa Rebirth fans nearly have a fresh excuse to rack up more combos, as the game's third piece of DLC will land in North America on July 15, with a European arrival following on July 16. Siliconera reports that both dates for "A Spirited Seven Nights' Haunting" were announced by publisher...

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Europeans get their own transforming weapon for Final Fantasy XIII-2 pre-order

What is it with Square Enix and transforming weaponry? Gun swords and bow swords and now a spear sword? What's next, a gun that shoots swords? Actually, that doesn't sound half bad, but we digress. Not to be mistaken with GameStop's PowerUp Rewards member-exclusive transforming Genji Bow, the ...

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Nintendo releases budget line in Japan based on Nintendo Channel rankings

Nintendo of Japan just launched a line of budget Wii re-releases -- something that hasn't happened out of Nintendo in a long time. The Minna no Osusume Selection (Everyone's Recommendation Selection) is a series of third-party games marked down to ¥2,800 ($30.53), and given new box art that pret...

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Marvelous lost money on most of its Wii releases

Pretty much everyone can guess why No More Heroes is being released again -- Marvelous needs money. During a Q&A presentation (PDF link, Japanese) about its fiscal Q2 2010 earnings, Marvelous boldly revealed that three out of its four 2009 Wii releases lost money, though it didn't say which was ...

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Muramasa publisher: UK retailers avoiding original IP

Rising Star Games, the European publishing partner of Marvelous Entertainment, is speaking out against UK retailers declining to stock Muramasa: The Demon Blade, which comes out November 13th in the region. COO Martin DeFries told MCV in an open letter, "Here in the UK, the game will not be availabl...

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Joyswag: Muramasa prize pack [update]

Update: Contest is closed! Keep an eye on your email to see if you won! Thanks for playing! If you didn't take our word on how awesome this game is, then here's your chance to check it out first-hand. One lucky reader will not only receive a copy of Muramasa: The Demon Blade, but we've also got a ...

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Review: Muramasa: The Demon Blade

I was honestly a bit worried about being able to review Muramasa: The Demon Blade objectively, because this game was, from the outset, completely up my alley. Making a fully 2D sidescrolling action game with lots of combo-based swordfighting and a Japanese mythological setting is like titling the ga...

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Check out more of Muramasa's lovely gameplay in this new trailer

Muramasa: The Demon Blade's US release is so anticipated around Joystiq HQ, our staff can constantly be spotted exchanging fist-pumps whenever it's mentioned. Today, a new gameplay trailer has found its way online, showcasing more of the game's beautiful action. Hopefully, when it hits stores State...

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Video: The pretty, violent locations of Muramasa

Ignition has released a new video of Muramasa: The Demon Blade. The video highlights the game's locations, all set in beautiful feudal Japanese backdrops. Of course, the problem with beautiful feudal Japanese backdrops is they're always being ransacked by ninjas, demons and evil snow witches. You'...

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New trailer looks at Muramasa's Momohime, release set for Sept. 8

Some new Muramasa: The Demon Blade media has been released. This time around, it focuses on Momohime, one of the game's main characters. She's "a princess possessed by a dark spirit and on a quest to recover the cursed demon swords," and each blade she collects gives her different abilities. But n...

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