Senran Kagura Burst will bring its academy rivalry-oriented shinobi brawls to the streets of Europe, MAQL Europe announced this week. Burst will be released both on the 3DS eShop on February 27, with a retail release following on February 28. A price was not provided, but the North American eShop release was $29.99, $10 lower than the usual rate for new software.

Based off a series that has its own manga and anime, Burst is an expansion on the game's 2011 Japanese debut that adds a second campaign called "Crimson Girls." Each campaign follows a rival academy's cast of ninjas through dialog and combo-heavy battles, which result in characters' clothes getting "ripped from their bodies mid-combat."
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SENRAN KAGURA BURST RELEASE DATE CONFIRMED

Tunbridge Wells (14th January 2014) MAQL Europe, the European division of Japanese publisher MarvelousAQL, is pleased to announce that SENRAN KAGURA Burst will be released in Europe in February 2014.

Releasing for the Nintendo 3DS™ as both a digital download via the Nintendo eShop on the 27th of February, as well as a physical retail release on the 28th KAGURA Burst puts you in control of one of ten female Ninjas in a high-speed, side-scrolling brawler.

The more the girls fight, the more damage their clothing takes. The more revealing their costumes get, the more dangerous they become!

SENRAN KAGURA Burst features:
• An all female cast of sexy female ninjas.
• Ten playable characters – five from each rival Ninja faction.
• Accomplished, combo-driven fighting system with a wealth of customisation options.
• Two huge stories that follow the rival academies, secretly training students in the art of Ninjitsu.
• Dynamic clothing damage which sees the girls' garments get ripped from their bodies mid-combat.

A hugely popular series in Japan, Senran Kagura has now extended its reach beyond games – to include manga and its own dedicated anime series. Thanks to unprecedented demand from fans, SENRAN KAGURA Burst will now be making its way to Europe. The second game released in the series, SENRAN KAGURA Burst includes all the content from the first SENRAN KAGURA game, as an added bonus. SENRAN KAGURA Burst will release as a physical retail release on the 28th the 27th of February as a digital download.

Distribution, PR and marketing are being handled by MAQL Europe's partner PQube. press@pqube.co.uk

For more information on the forthcoming SENRAN KAGURA Burst, please visit the official site at http://senran-kagura.com

Or join the Official European SENRAN KAGURA Community!
http://facebook.com/senrankaguracommunity

About MarvelousAQL MarvelousAQL, Inc. (Public, TYO:7844) is a leading publisher and developer of console, social and mobile games, known for titles such as No More Heroes, Harvest Moon and Little King's Story. The company was created as a result of a 2011 merger between publishers Marvelous Entertainment, AQ Interactive and mobile/ social developer Liveware.

With over 400 employees, 17.6B JPY revenue in FY2012, and offices in Japan, Europe and the United States, MarvelousAQL is now actively seeking developing and publishing partners for the next generation of online and mobile games.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.