Muramasa Rebirth trailer slices up a storm

Muramasa Rebirth publisher Aksys Games released a new trailer for the game on the PlayStation Blog today, showing off the two protagonists and their sword-slashing skills. Rebirth is the upcoming PlayStation Vita port of Muramasa: The Demon Blade, which launched exclusively on Wii in November 2009 in North America. It was released in Japan this past March by publisher Marvelous AQL. Vanillaware, the game's developer, will deliver downloadable content for Muramasa Rebirth with four extra scenarios that include four additional playable characters and new stages. Aksys Games announced the Blessing of Amitabha Collector's Edition for Muramasa Rebirth last month. The $59.99 retail package will come with a framed lithograph of artwork from the game, along with other goodies like a decal and...


Muramasa Rebirth brings 2D swordplay to life

A new gameplay video for the upcoming release of Muramasa Rebirth shows off in-game combat throughout this 2D sword-centric side-scrolling platformer. Rebirth, which is the re-titled North American version of Marvelous AQL role-playing game Muramasa: The Demon Blade, is an updated PlayStation Vita port of the original. Demon Blade first released in 2009 to Wii platforms, while a Japanese version is scheduled to release March 28 on PS Vita. Polygon has contacted publisher Aksys Games regarding the title's North American release date.

Muramasa: The Demon Blade Releases
North America
  • PlayStation Vita
    • Released 06/25/2013
    • Publisher Aksys Games
    • Developer Vanillaware
  • Wii
    • Released 09/08/2009
    • Publisher Ignition Entertainment
    • Developer Vanillaware
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