Developer: Square Enix Co., Ltd.
Publisher: Square Enix U.S.A., Inc.
PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system (PS2)
Genre: Action Role-Playing
ESRB: RP (Rating Pending)
Ship Date North America: Coming this Winter
MUSASHI® SAMURAI LEGEND™
Musashi’s legend lives on in this
new adventure. Utilizing his two-fisted sword-fighting skills he protects
his colorful cast of friends in his latest journey.
The second release of
the Musashi series makes its debut on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system featuring exhilarating, fast-paced, action-packed gameplay utilizing
cell-shaded graphics. Like a true samurai, Musashi’s powers of observation
will pay off in the heat of battle as he channels this energy to learn his
opponents’ techniques. A new mode of his protective services has also
been employed, in which he literally carries his characters to safety.
Tokita will be taking the helm as Producer. Tokita has extensive experience
in game development with his credits including roles such as Director,
Producer and Designer. His work includes numerous notable titles including
Chrono Trigger, FINAL FANTASY IV and Parasite Eve.
returns as Director to bring his creation to the next level in gaming
technology. The original game BRAVE FENCER MUSASHI for the PlayStation® game console was claimed
by critics as an action-packed adventure incorporating an impressive presentation
with lush graphics and a stellar soundtrack. Advancements in tools allow
Yoshimoto to expand upon his original vision of Musashi and add new elements
Tetsuya Nomura, renowned character designer of the FINAL FANTASY
and KINGDOM HEARTS series, brings Musashi and his cast of quirky characters
to life in this unique new world. Combining his creativity with Tokita
and Yoshimoto, gamers will dive into a classic samurai adventure set
in this brand new world.
The Surf Coasters, hailed by the U.S. magazine
Billboard as “princes of surf guitar,” have caught the attention of big
names in Japan as well. In addition to their own work as a band, the Surf
Coasters create music for game and anime soundtracks and handle production
for other artists. This eclectic group of musicians will bring their fiery
style to the opening theme of Musashi.
Gainax, a highly respected Japanese
animation studio renowned for their masterpiece, Neon Genesis Evangelion,
will be handling animation production. With high standards and quality
in mind, Gainax will create animation sequences in MUSASHI SAMURAI
MUSASHI®: Samurai Legend™ © SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD. All
Rights Reserved. CHARACTER DESIGN: TETSUYA NOMURA. MUSASHI is a registered
trademark of Square Enix Co., Ltd. SAMURAI LEGEND is a trademark of
Square Enix Co., Ltd.