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Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams (PlayStation 2)

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Description

The Onimusha series continues two decades after the fall of Nobunaga by Samanosuke. Hideyoshi Toyotomi is now leader of a united Japan. He resurrects the Genma and a new hero named Soki rises to the challenge. The game is told through various CGI cutscenes, and features seventeen stages. Besides Soki, multiple characters can be played (five in total), all with their different style of fighting. Soki uses swords, Jubei uses blades, and Ohatsu uses projectiles. The gameplay is faster-paced compared to its predecessors. It is now possible to lock on enemies instead of button mashing like in the original games. Cooperative puzzles have been added as well. In addition, a 360-degree camera is now available.

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Alternate Titles

  • "新鬼武者:梦之黎明" -- Chinese title (simplified)
  • "新 鬼武者 Dawn of Dreams" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Shin Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

UOL Jogos Feb 16, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Yahoo! Games Mar 06, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GamePro (US) Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamesmania Mar 21, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Play Magazine 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
MAN!AC May, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Games TM Mar, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Softpedia Dec 26, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Gameplay RPG Mar, 2006 8 out of 10 80

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Joe Ix (176) added Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams (PlayStation 2) on Mar 11, 2006