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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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UOL Jogos Feb 16, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
TotalPlayStation Apr 15, 2006 9 out of 10 90
Yahoo! Games Mar 06, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Giery.eu Mar 14, 2007 36 out of 40 90
GameSpy Mar 06, 2006 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Play Magazine 2006 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpot Mar 06, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Realm of Gaming Mar 14, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Apr, 2006 6.2 out of 10 62
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