June 25, 2013 Torrance, CA – The long wait for one of PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system’s most anticipated games is over! Muramasa Rebirth, created by critically acclaimed developer Vanillaware, will begin shipping to stores across the country today! Be one of the first to play this action-packed RPG that takes you on an epic journey through ancient Japan as you battle the forces that try to stop you from possessing the fabled demon blades! Purchase the “Blessing of Amhitabha Collector’s Edition” and completely accessorize your PlayStation®Vita system with an exclusive Muramasa Rebirth face cover and skin by HORI™ USA, Inc, a velvet pouch, and a specially design lithograph by the artists at Vanillaware!
Muramasa Rebirth Key Features
Journey east as the fugitive ninja Kisuke, searching for the legendary demon blades. Or travel west as Momohime, a princess possessed by a vengeful spirit, as you hunt for the same weapons. With 108 powerful blades, each with their own special attack, fend off enemies big and small in this exciting action-RPG specially redesigned for the PlayStation®Vita system!
High Res Graphics – The stunning 2D artwork comes to life in OLED-ready graphics. See the vibrant colors and detailed art as they should be seen on the PlayStation®Vita system!
Available Downloadable Scenarios – Four additional characters and scenarios will be available to download, each featuring a new story line, new characters, and new enemies!
Two Modes of Play – Whether you enjoy hack/slash type play or prefer to use your character’s special abilities in a controlled manner, Muramasa Rebirth offers two modes of play to satisfy every player’s needs!
Remap Buttons – Don’t like the default setup? Customize your buttons to make the gameplay truly yours!
Muramasa Rebirth “Blessing of Amhitabha Collector’s Edition”
This limited first run Collector’s Edition is for anyone who wants to become a complete Muramasa fan!
Specially Designed Lithograph – Inspired by Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock printing, this beautiful lithograph features a poignant moment between two bound by fate – Kisuke and Torahime. Specially designed by the great artists at Vanillaware, this exclusive item can only be found in this collector’s edition pack.
Muramasa Rebirth PlayStation®Vita system Face Cover by HORI™ USA, Inc. – Protect your PlayStation®Vita system with this beautifully crafted face cover made by HORI™ USA, Inc.! Sporting the Muramasa logo on the front, you can make it known to your friends and family that you own this very limited edition!
Muramasa Rebirth PlayStation®Vita system Skin by HORI™ USA, Inc. – Totally immerse yourself in the captivating world of Muramasa Rebirth with an exclusive skin that completely protects the front panel of your PlayStation®Vita system! Features one of the many vibrant scenes from the game!
Muramasa Rebirth PlayStation®Vita system Pouch – Top off your Muramasa love with a black drawstring velvet pouch that easily puts your PlayStation®Vita system in your hands.
Visit the website at www.muramasarebirth.com or “Like” the official Muramasa Rebirth Facebook Page for the most up-to-date information! Watch the official launch trailer here!
Muramasa Rebirth has been rated Teen (T) by the Electronic Software Ratings Board. For more information, please visit: http://www.esrb.org/
About Aksys Games
Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a localization studio and visionary video game publisher specializing in the Japanese-to-English translation of games and committed to publishing unique, multicultural, high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms with its talented staff. Its lineup of games includes the Record of Agarest War series, Zero Escape: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors (Winning “Best Story/Writing” Awards from IGN and Nintendo Power), Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward (2012 GDC Awards “Best Story” Nominee), and the acclaimed BlazBlue fighting game series. More information about Aksys Games and its products can be found on the company’s website, www.aksysgames.com.