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Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword

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70.94% Overall Rank: 10242
3DS Rank: 204
2012 Games Rank: 10220
2012 3DS Rank: 204
Score based on 16 reviews


Skill meets style in this precision sword-fighting game. Leave button mashing behind. Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword is about precision swordplay, battlefield finesse, and martial-arts style. As the heroic title character, youll travel a world rife with cherry-blossom beautyand deadly dangerto rescue the legendary Princess Cherry Blossom. Her kidnapper has set dozens of blade-wielding henchmen in your path, and youll have to exercise your best battle senses to defeat them and save her. Learn to predict your foes moves, deftly dodge their attacks, and create opportunities for devastating counterattacks. Start with the Sakura Sword, a little health, and some basic training from your water-spirit guide. Make your way from battleground to battleground fighting wave after wave of increasingly cunning enemies. Fight through huge castles to duel epic bosses. And dont forget to stop at small villages along the way to get help, gear, encouragement (and distraction) from the quirky townsfolk. Prove that you truly are the Sakura Samurai!
Release Date: February 2, 2012

Latest Reviews

Gaming Illustrated 10/02/13 Review 60 out of 100
GamesMaster UK 12/18/12 Review 78 out of 100
Pocket Gamer UK 10/23/12 Review 8 out of 10
Cubed3 11/10/12 Review 7 out of 10
Edge Magazine UK 11/02/12 Review 3 out of 10
Official Nintendo Magazine UK 10/17/12 Review 80 out of 100
Eurogamer 08/07/12 Review 4 out of 10
COGconnected 06/13/12 Review 77 out of 100
GamingUnion 03/04/12 Review 7 out of 10
Destructoid 02/12/12 Review 9 out of 10