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Genji: Days of the Blade

The Ranking

57.09% Overall Rank: 15988
PlayStation 3 Rank: 1121
2006 Games Rank: 15961
2006 PlayStation 3 Rank: 1121
Score based on 52 reviews


Based on the PS2 game "Genji," and set three years after the last chapter of Genkuro Yoshitsune's life, this sequel continues to expand on the historical accounts of feudal Japan. By doing so, the game unveils beautiful next generation visuals and sword slashing gameplay as an exclusively developed title for PS3. In gameplay, Genji 2 is presented as a "traditional" action/adventure gaming experience and features more than double the amount of gameplay than its predecessor. Gameplay includes more diverse levels of fighting, and more playable characters - all underlying an epic tale of a warrior's honor that promises to deliver a genuine next-generation experience. Features over 15 hours of gameplay continuing the story of Yoshitsune and based on the historical battle between the Genji Clan and the Heishi Clan. Swap between Four Playable Characters, At Any time - Take advantage of each of the four characters' unique fighting style or unleash devastating team-based fighting combos by interchanging characters between attacks. Gracefully articulated swordplay captured by Mitsuhiko Seike, Japan's finest sword fighter, provides the heart and soul of intense authentic action. Lead Yoshitsune and his men against hundreds of warriors, as you strive to reach, and defeat, the enemy warlord in epic battle sequences based on Japanese history.
Release Date: November 14, 2006

Latest Reviews

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Gamestyle 05/06/07 Review 4 out of 10
NZGamer 05/09/07 Review 7 out of 10
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Fragland 04/13/07 Review 68 out of 100
AceGamez 05/02/07 Review 6 out of 10