Muramasa Rebirth cursed with third DLC chapter, is pretty sickle of it

The third piece of story DLC for Muramasa Rebirth is now available to download for $4.99. Titled "A Spirited Seven Nights' Haunting," the chapter stars the ninja Arashimaru, who is on a quest to survive after receiving a curse that limits his life to seven days. Armed with a sickle and kunai, players can tackle both new and old enemies as Arashimaru and also summon the snake-like spirit threatening to kill him in order to overwhelm enemies.

The Genroku Legends series of four downloadable episodes for Muramasa Rebirth was announced in November and features new characters and stories with each entry. The first chapter, "Fishy Tales of the Nekomata" arrived in January followed by the second episode, "A Cause to Daikon For," in February. Muramasa Rebirth launched in June 2013 as the Vita port of Vanillaware's original Wii game, Muramasa: The Demon Blade. The game is free for PlayStation Plus subscribers to download this month.
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Muramasa Rebirth's Third Downloadable Chapter, Available Now!

The third chapter in Muramasa Rebirth's Genroku Legends, A Spirited Seven Nights' Haunting, has arrived on the PlayStation®Vita handheld entertainment system! North American fans can download this latest exciting chapter today, and fans in Europe can download it tomorrow!

A Spirited Seven Nights' Haunting
Take control of Arashimaru, a ninja whose story is one of vengeance and absolution. After inadvertently desecrating the shrine of a powerful spirit who curses him, Arashimaru has but seven days left to live. With even his own clan out for his head, how can he possibly survive? Take up your sickle and kunai, and gather all the courage and tenacity you can muster. Your greatest challenges await you.

A Thrilling Adventure – Featuring an all new, intriguing story starring the woeful ninja, Arashimaru, a new fighting style, and new, challenging bosses, A Spirited Seven Nights' Haunting is perfect for those in need of more action-packed Muramasa Rebirth adventures.

Wield New, Deadly Weaponry – Arashimaru's sickle whips violently around him, causing more than mere flesh wounds to all foes. His speedy kunai can keep up with even the most nimble of his enemies, raining down a whirlwind of agony on the unsuspecting. His bombs can cause forceful, concentrated blasts nearby, or they can be thrown, allowing Arashimaru to attack safely from afar. Strangely, he can also summon the power of the snake-like spirit that threatens to kill him, giving Arashimaru the power to overwhelm all who oppose him with a flurry of fiery projectiles.

New Challenges Await – Players looking for even more challenges can attempt to defeat all of the original bosses of Muramasa Rebirth as Arashimaru!

Muramasa Rebirth is also currently free for PlayStation Plus members!

Enjoy the first two chapters of the Genroku Legends, Fishy Tales of the Nekomata and A Cause to Daikon For, also available now!

About "Genroku Legends"
"Genroku Legends" is comprised of four tales set in the Muramasa Rebirth universe and are based on Japanese folklore. Each story is unique with each character having his, her, or its own abilities. Put down your demon blades and pick up new weapons and abilities, but beware, the enemies you face are new and fierce. Get ready for all new adventures!

Visit the website at www.muramasarebirth.com or "Like" the official Muramasa Rebirth Facebook Page for the most up-to-date information!

Muramasa Rebirth has been rated (T) Teen by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board. For more information, visit www.esrb.org.
About Aksys Games
Founded in 2006 in Torrance, California, Aksys Games Localization, Inc. is a localization studio and visionary video game publisher specializing in the Japanese-to-English translation of games and committed to publishing unique, multicultural, high-quality interactive content for all current-generation platforms with its talented staff. Its lineup of games includes the Record of Agarest War series, Zero Escape: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors (Winning "Best Story/Writing" Awards from IGN and Nintendo Power), Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward (2012 GDC Awards "Best Story" Nominee), the acclaimed BlazBlue fighting game series, and Muramasa Rebirth. More information about Aksys Games and its products can be found on the company's website, www.aksysgames.com.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.