E3 2009 Screens: Muramasa: The Demon Blade (Nintendo Wii)

E3 2009 Screens: Muramasa: The Demon Blade (Wii)
Developer: Vanillaware!
Publisher: Ignition
Genre: Platform
Release Date: September 2009

Prepare to embark on an epic journey through mystical ancient Japan in Muramasa: The Demon Blade, an ambitious new adventure designed exclusively for the Nintendo Wii. Set during the feudal Genroku era, this game features two distinct heroes – Kisuke, a brave young lad who’s lost his memory, and Momohime, a lithe female ronin possessed by a dark spirit. Kisuke and Momohime must independently venture across the dangerous countryside, racing to collect a stash of cursed swords before the vile Shogun can amass their dark powers. Watch as the destinies of those drawn to these legendary blades unfold, as Dragon and Demon Gods from the netherworld appear to challenge those who wield them. Who will you encounter? Friend of foe? Find out in Muramasa: The Demon Blade.

Beautiful and vivid 2D graphics, making Muramasa arguably the best looking 2D game to be released for the Wii.
Experience a large variety of environments, complemented by classic side-scrolling gameplay.
Play as two distinct ninja characters, each with unique bosses to topple
Multiple endings leading to high replay value
Play with the Wii Remote & Nunchuk or the Wii Classic Controller
16:9 widescreen support
Haunting soundtrack and top-tier Japanese voice talent
Optional challenge stages and mini-games throughout
Satisfying action elements leading to rich depth of combat
Stunning cut-scenes and captivating story elements






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