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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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Critic Reviews

PSX Extreme May 25, 2006 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Informer Magazine Mar, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Mar 15, 2006 17 out of 20 85
Gamesmania.de Mar 21, 2006 85 out of 100 85
MAN!AC May, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Gameplay RPG Mar, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Realm of Gaming Mar 14, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Fragland.net Aug 02, 2006 79 out of 100 79
Eurogamer.net (UK) Mar 29, 2006 6 out of 10 60
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Apr 08, 2006 5 out of 10 50

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