Mamorukun Curse! Includes All Of The DLC From The Japanese Version

By Spencer . July 11, 2013 . 11:15pm


In Japan, Mamorukun Curse! was a $60 retail game and extra characters were paid downloadable content. All of the downloadable content will be included in UFO Interactive’s release.


Mamorukun Curse! has two extra Netherworld Adventures courses, Nowa and Rukino as playable characters, and seven alternate costumes.


Mamorukun Curse! will be available on July 16 as a PlayStation Network download.


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  • FitzpatrickPhillips

    Ah, delicious Beniko. I wonder when they’ll come out with another Mamoru-kun game.

  • Juan Andrés Valencia

    For the ones that played the japanese version of this game… how is it?

    • SupaPhly

      story mode can be pretty touch sometimes

    • Mister_Nep

      Fun but difficult. The curse mechanics leads to some strategy. Mamoru’s voice samples during gameplay get annoying really, really fast. Which sucks since he’s a good beginner choice.

      Every character shoots differently so you’ll probably gravitate to certain characters.

      I didn’t beat it, or complete every level, but the stuff that I did play was fun and enjoyable. Don’t expect to beat the game if you’re not already good at shmups.

  • Yggdr5

    No European release? So much for “region-free” PS3 games…

    • pimpalicious

      Nothing stops you from making a US account to buy it, same as importing. It’s not really that much of a hassle for PS3 unlike PSP/Vita(since only one account can be connected at a time).

      • Yggdr5

        Except that it’s not possible to pay unless you have an _american_ debit/credit card

        • SirRichard

          Or an American PSN card, which can be imported.

          • Interface23

            You can use a EU card on to buy a digital code as long as it’s Visa/MC

    • 324234

      I never understand why people debate a system being “region-free” just because it isn’t handed to them on a silver platter. It might be difficult/inconvenient, but importing always is.

      I had someone literally say that the Vita’s one-account policy was just as bad as being region-locked. Because it takes a minute to switch and you can’t do it at your leisure. Despite being unnecessary to play import physical games. I just don’t get it..

      • TrevHead

        I find both the single account BS of the PSP (don’t have a vita) matched with UK PSN’s lack of games makes buying off US PSN a given for anyone wanting the more niche games out there.

        The only problem is that I’m breaking Sony’s terms of service doing so and run the risk of losing them or my handheld getting flagged for frequent account switching (how many times I can switch without getting flagged? who knows).

        The whole thing just doesn’t fill me with confidence about buying console games digitally. For me inconvenience of importing was never the issue.

        That said I’d have US PSN games over no game any day of the week, and it’s no hard to buy US PSN cards

      • GibbRS

        I haven’t tried it in a while, so a firmware patch may have changed this, but switching accounts doesn’t take a minute. You have to format your system memory and reconfigure your system for first time use every time you switch accounts. You also need a memory card for each account.

        When I first got my Vita, I switched accounts back and forth maybe a dozen times because I wanted to play the Japanese game demos.

        I’m not sure why they didn’t allow an account selection list like the PS3 has. I’d buy a lot more games (from the Japanese PSN) if I could do that.

        • 324234

          Well not -literally- a minute, but close enough. Few minutes! Settings – Format, login to PSN, enter wireless info. I admit it really sucks, but my point was they were saying it was the equivalent of being region’s not!

          • GibbRS

            True enough. If there is a Japanese vita game somebody REALLY wants to play, it’s possible on a US vita, so definitely not region locked.

            Also I’d like to clarify that if you have a Japanese Vita game in physical card format, it works on the US vita without switching accounts. (I’m assuming any physical card will work, but I only have Japanese and US games)

  • Yes! Been waiting for this =^_^=

  • Learii

    is $14.99 right?

  • ZekeFreek

    Love how the article literally tells me nothing about the game itself…

    • Andrew A

      Its a shmup. Kinda plays like Pocky and Rocky if you’ve played that. Catchy ass music from the guy who did the soundtrack for Eschatos and Ginga Force.

      • Testsubject909

        To those who don’t know. Pocky and Rocky is a really fun game and you can see a review here:

        • Hinataharem

          I love Pocky and Rocky! They need to make a new one

    • Terrible comment. They’ve covered the games multiple times before. There’s a link that says “Read more stories about Mamorukun Curse” at the bottom. That’ll tell you everything you need to know.

  • Carabutifarra

    I prefer pay 40€ for Retail than 10€ for digital.

  • Shady Shariest

    That character design!

  • I got the demo from the Japan PSN when it first came it. It was pretty fun and the only thing that stopped be from importing it was that I don’t know Japanese and the $60 price.

    Right now I’m -really- glad that US PSN has it for just $20.

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