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Aksys to Release Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi PSP Game

posted on 2012-10-30 15:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Action adventure follow-up to allow players to play as 6 main characters from original game

Aksys Games announced on Tuesday that it will release the Hakuoki: Warriors of the Shinsengumi action adventure game on the PlayStation Portable in North America.

Aksys' announcement notes that in the game, players will be able to play the game as one of six main characters from the original Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom PlayStation Portable game in an alternate storyline. The players can play out the events from the original game or change the story.

Aksys Games originally released the Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom PSP game in February 2012.

The game franchise from Idea Factory has spawned numerous anime adaptations. The Hakuōki anime franchise includes the 12-episode Hakuōki series, the 10-episode sequel series Hakuōki Hekketsu-roku, the 12-episode Hakuōki Reimeiroku prequel series, and the 6-episode Hakuōki Sekkaroku OAV series. The franchise also includes two upcoming films that will premiere in 2013.

The story of the game and its anime adaptations center around the historical Shinsengumi samurai group in Kyoto during the 19th century.

Sentai Filmworks has licensed the three television anime series for release in North America.


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