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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
In Sakura Slash, users use their quick reflexes to swipe at flying demons with their sword. The game requires users to react quickly before the demons vanish from the screen, which will cause the players to lose HP. The faster one destroys the demons, the higher the sword skill. Sword skills will enable special moves based on the sword a user has equipped. Also, by collecting spirit orbs that float across the screen, users can upgrade their skills, swords and brushes. There are no levels in Sakura Slash but a streamline of continual gameplay as players aspire for the highest score.