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Twin Blades: The Reaping Vanguard

Platform(s): PSP, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: Press Start Studio
Developer: Press Start Studio
Release Date: Christmas 2009

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'Twin Blades' (XBLA) Also Coming to PSP - Screens

by Rainier on Nov. 19, 2010 @ 2:00 p.m. PST

Twin Blades is a frantic shooter set in a medieval-fantasy zombie-filled universe boasting unique manga-stylized graphics. Players incarnate the cute scythe-waving nun with a mission to clear the city of all its undead inhabitants.

Help Sister Angelika defeat evil with some heavy zombie-killing action! Venture across multiple locations to purge the town of all its living-dead inhabitants. Refill your energy by slicing zombies with your mighty scythe, then unleash the destructive powers of your artillery!

Set in a medieval fantasy world where walking corpses, limbs torn apart and splatters of blood are all drawn in a superb manga style, Twin Blades has all it takes to please hardcore gamers seeking strong visual experiences. Its eclectic inspirations ranging from Japanese anime subculture to Italian adult movies are the hallmark of men of good taste.

“We’re very excited to bring Twin Blades to Playstation Minis” says Philippe Rapin, co-founder of Press Start Studio, “Sanuk Games has a proven track record of delivering quality ports and the Playstation ergonomics makes it a platform of choice for such an action-packed game.”

Twin Blades’ immersive storyline will take you through 10 breathtaking locations by day and night, where you will fight scores of zombies and epic bosses. With 6 weapons ranging from machine gun to explosive nukes, and 11 skills to buy and upgrade, you will purify the city of Jalombe from the seeds of corruption.

Previously released on various smartphones and on Xbox Live, Twin Blades was praised for setting a new visual quality standard for independent games. Levi Buchanan of called it a “fun zombie roaster with gorgeous artwork”, noting that “raking a scythe across a zombie boss is always good entertainment, really.”

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