When word came around last fall (via Siliconera) that Vanillaware's gorgeous action RPG "Muramasa: The Demon Blade" was coming to the Vita in Japan, the first question was when we'd get it here in North America. Well now word is coming from publisher Aksys Games (via Destructoid) that we can look forward to the Vita port sometime this year.
The port, titled "Muramasa: Rebirth" will include new controls (the original was a Wii title) and four DLC campaigns featuring new characters.
From the official site:
Redesigned for the PlayStation®Vita system, Muramasa includes hi-res graphics, enhanced controls, a complete relocalization in English, and more!
Two Stories – Follow Momohime, a princess possessed by an evil spirit, and journey west battling demons and much more! Or follow Kisuke, a ninja who has lost his memory, and travel east in search of the demon blades.
Hi-Res Graphics – Using hand-drawn graphics and Japanese artistic styling, Muramasa Rebirth creates a colorfully painted world on your PS Vita screen!
108 Blades – Search and forge new deadly weapons and build an inventory of up to 108 blades. Each blade has a unique special ability. Equip yourself with these deadly blades and become more powerful as your foes close in on you!
Purchase Additional DLC Characters – Play in four additional scenarios as different characters!
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