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The Breakdown: Senran Kagura Burst

Senran Kagura BurstSystem: Nintendo 3DS/Publisher: XSEED Games/Developer: Tamsoft/Players: 1/Release Date: 11-14-13

There’s a steady pattern when it comes to 2D brawlers. You walk forward, some dudes show up, you bust some heads, and then told “GO”. Lather, rinse, repeat. It’s been like this since the beginning, and almost unchanging. Sure you got the occasional extra move, super power, or RPG elements, but the core gameplay remains the same. Enter Senran Kagura Burst, a game that aims to deliver with fast-paced action and and bountiful plot. Does the game deliver a well-rounded experience, or does it deflate from the genre it is? Hit the jump to find out!

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The Cozy Nostalgia of Senran Kagura Burst’s Music

Senran Kagura music

Among the staff here at The Wired Fish, there’s no mistaking that I like me some old-school games from my youth. Much of what I bought this past Christmas was old PS1 games off the Playstation Store, chief among them being Wild ARMs 2. When talking it up on Retro Weekends, I reminisce about simpler times when all I had to worry about was going to school, doing my homework, and get further in that new game I got. Times have changed, with life moving at a faster pace now that I’m older, and info being fed to me faster than any magazine ever could back then. So when I happened upon Senran Kagura Burst, I came in expecting pretty much what I expected (and being all the more happy for it). But the bodacious package came with a neat little treat that I didn’t expect.

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Senran Kagura Burst Launching on eShop November 14, Official Site Open With Awesome Music

Senran Kagura Burst (3)

After many teases by XSEED of a pending fall release, they’ve finally confirmed that Senran Kagura Burst will finally come out on the 3DS exclusively on Nintendo eShop on November 14th. The story follows the girls of both the Hanzo National Academy and the Hebijo Clandestine Girls’ Academy. Both factions are shinobi academies, and both follow different ideologies of what a shinobi should stand for. On the Hanzo side, they feel that the shinobi should fight for the good of the people and strike down evil. On the Hebijo side, they’ll take on any jobs regardless of whose side you’re on as long as you pay good money, even if the job could be perceived as working for evil. Of course when both sides meet, sparks fly while clothing shreds. It’s safe to say that the girls of these academies don’t get along.

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