Post 45973

Muramasa At The Hot Springs

By Spencer . September 2, 2009 . 11:40am

Ignition has been releasing trailers of Muramasa: The Demon Blade showcasing the game’s locales and boss fights. Here’s something they haven’t shown yet, a boar and Momohime in the hot springs.

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Play Magazine’s Attention "Grabbing" Muramasa: The Demon Blade Cover

By Spencer . August 27, 2009 . 12:00pm

Muramasa: The Demon Blade is coming to North America soon. Naturally, magazines are highlighting Marvelous’ gorgeous looking game, but the way it’s being advertised in North America is quite different than Japan.

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Marvelous President Discusses Game Sales, Loves 2D Games

By Ishaan . July 29, 2009 . 12:38am

“Should the market be exclusively about 3D graphics, then some who are very talented in 2D would not feel the need for them to get involved in the industry.”

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Ignition Gives Art Scroll As Muramasa: The Demon Blade Pre-Order Bonus

By Ishaan . June 29, 2009 . 8:03am

It’s official! The North American version of Muramasa: The Demon Blade will come with the wall scroll Japanese gamers got for everyone who pre-orders the game.

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Rising Star Bumps Muramasa: The Demon Blade Up

By Spencer . June 12, 2009 . 9:10am

Rising Star Games updated the product page for Muramasa: The Demon Blade and it looks like Europe will get to slice tengu this year.

Post 39017

Ignition Discusses Muramasa: The Demon Blade’s Localization (Only Japanese Voice Acting!)

By Spencer . June 11, 2009 . 3:02pm

“For Muramasa we decided to stick with the original Japanese voices and only localize the text,” Shane Bettenhausen, Business Development Director at Ignition, told Siliconera in a post E3 phone interview.

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Losing Muramasa: The Demon Blade Opened Resources For Other Games

By Spencer . June 9, 2009 . 12:50pm

With all the positive buzz, Muramasa: The Demon Blade is going to be a surefire hit for whoever publishes the game. Unfortunately for Xseed, they aren’t handling Muramasa anymore. At E3 I asked how Xseed felt about losing the game.

Post 38662

How Did Ignition Entertainment End Up With Muramasa: The Demon Blade?

By Spencer . June 8, 2009 . 12:39pm

Xseed was supposed to publish Muramasa: The Demon Blade, but now Ignition is handling the duties. The sudden publisher switch was unexpected. What happened? During E3 I set out to find out.

Post 33879

Mystery Publisher Behind Muramasa: The Demon Blade Revealed

By Ishaan . April 21, 2009 . 2:01pm

No, it’s not Xseed. While XSEED was scheduled to localize and publish the game in the U.S. until a few weeks ago, this is no longer the case. A press release confirmed that Muramasa: The Demon Blade will be published…

Post 33876

Muramasa: The Demon Blade: Haze of Action

By Spencer . April 21, 2009 . 12:28pm

I’ve been playing Muramasa: The Demon Blade as “Princess” Momohime. I put “Princess” in quotes because Momohime is more than meets the eye. She is a furious fighter, a good thing because Muramasa: The Demon Blade is action packed.

Post 33766

Xseed Cut From Muramasa: The Demon Blade

By Spencer . April 20, 2009 . 2:24pm

Despite their partnership with Marvelous USA, Xseed is not involved with Muramasa: The Demon Blade anymore (thanks for the tip Denpa no Sekai!!). We contacted Xseed about the news and they confirmed it was accurate.   The change of hands happened with in the past few weeks, but will not affect the domestic release of […]

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Muramasa: The Demon Art Scroll

By Spencer . April 17, 2009 . 4:44pm

Marvelous teased an image scroll as a pre-order bonus for Muramasa: The Demon Blade in Japan. Individually, each picture is tiny. Strung together the scroll is over five feet long. Characters are on the front. Enemies and stages are on the back.   Xseed hasn’t said if they will offer the same bonus when Muramasa: […]

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A Burning Muramasa: The Demon Blade Question Answered

By Spencer . April 1, 2009 . 2:15am

Marvelous’ Muramasa: The Demon Blade site has a Q&A with developers Nakamura and Mori answering important questions about their upcoming game. They explain the difference between the game’s two modes, if Muramasa: The Demon Blade will have full voice acting (it does), and how many characters you run into (if you count NPCs over 100). […]

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Take Another Look At Muramasa: The Demon Blade

By Spencer . March 31, 2009 . 2:39pm

Most trailers of Muramasa: The Demon Blade focused on action. This clip shows the characters you interact with and then action. In between scenes of Kisuke (blue warrior) and Momohime (princess in pink) cutting through demons there is a glimpse of the weapon building tree which has a total of 108 blades.   Another interesting […]

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Little King’s Story Marching Towards Release, Muramasa Cut From 2009

By Spencer . February 16, 2009 . 10:33am

Rising Star Games gave updates on two of Marvelous’ Wii projects. Elusive Little King’s Story must be nearing completion if it’s going to ship in spring 2009 like Rising Star plans. We haven’t heard much about shy Corobo in North America or Japan where the game is being developed so there is a chance Little […]

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Watch A New Muramasa: The Demon Blade Trailer

By Spencer . February 6, 2009 . 8:36am

Muramasa: The Demon Blade comes out in April which means its time for Marvelous to start promoting it. They just released this brand new clip (thanks for the tip Ishaan!!) which shows more areas than the hands-on Tokyo Game Show demo.   See the part where Momohime slices creatures while waves rise in the background? […]

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