Quantcast
Nimble Sakura Warrior for 3DS is like samurai Punch-Out!! - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Nimble Sakura Warrior  



Nimble Sakura Warrior for 3DS is like samurai Punch-Out!!


10:00 PM on 10.22.2011



Among the news at the recent Nintendo Direct conference -- where the PictoChat-ish app Swapnote was announced -- a new title called Nimble Sakura Warrior for the 3DS eShop was revealed. The game places you in the role of a wandering samurai as he chops down foes, though battles aren't a simple hack-n'-slash affair. In a similar fashion to Punch-Out!! or Infinity Blade, movement during battles is limited; you have to dodge at the right moment with the slide pad and counter with buttons.

I'm digging the art style of the game, which looks like a blend of Mystical Ninja and Captain Rainbow. Characters have strange geometric heads like they were Muppets or something. It's great! Combined with some good ol' reflex-based action, Nimble Sakura Warrior sounds like my cup of moonshine.

The game will drop in Japan in November, but no overseas release has been announced yet.

Nintendo's Downloadable 3DS Samurai Game Is All About Dodging [Siliconera]






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






timeline following:
Nimble Sakura Warrior





Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

eShop

10:00 AM on 08.22.2014
Pokémon Art Academy North American release date confirmed

Are you all set to be the very best at drawing Pokémon? Well in October you'll get the chance, as Nintendo has just announced the North American release date for Pokémon Art Academy -- October 24th. Described a...more



11:00 AM on 08.21.2014
Nintendo Download: Mega Man 6

Today is a classic kind of day in terms of Nintendo Download, with a few re-releases. We have Mega Man 6 headlining the fray, which means that the full NES collection of Mega Man 1-6 is finally available on the...more



4:30 PM on 08.20.2014
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon hits Wii U in Japan real soon

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon is coming to the Wii U Virtual Console in Japan next week and one can only hope that the rest of the world will get it not long after. Playing Game Boy Advance games on Wii U has become one of ...more



View all eShop






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more