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The Mysterious Murasame Castle Reaches North America For The First Time On August 7th


During Nintendo of America’s live-stream at Comic-Con, the publisher announced that Mysterious Murasame Castle will be released for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console on August 7th. (Thanks, GoNintendo)


The Mysterious Murasame Castle is an NES game that plays somewhat like the first Zelda. It was originally released only in Japan, but this past May, Nintendo made the game available in Europe as well.


A bonus mode based on this game was also available in Samurai Warriors 3 on Wii.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.