XSEED Games Launches the Remake of the Shinobi Series’ First Mission to the West
Torrance, Calif. – January 22, 2019 – XSEED Games, the independent-minded publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced that SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal, the full, modern remake of the series’ first entry in the west, is available now for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Windows PC via Steam. SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal is also available as limited editions on PS4™ system, including the ‘Tailor-Made’ edition (physical and digital), bursting with fan-focused content, and the ‘At the Seams’ edition (physical), which adds six “Busty Besties” character straps on display stands to all items in the ‘Tailor Made’ edition. The ‘Tailor-Made’ edition is also available digitally on Steam. To celebrate its release, XSEED Games is offering two DLC costumes – “Cutie ♡ Melon” and “Cutie ♡ Peach” — to all players as a free download during the first four weeks following the game’s launch. After this promotional period, these DLC costumes will be sold at $3.99 each.
In SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal, players of all experience levels have the opportunity go back to the beginning of the series, training as a shinobi at the bright, warm Hanzō Academy or the tough-as-nails Hebijo Academy. Battle training dummies, street punks, and rival shinobi, all across modern-day Japan, in this completely remade version of the original release. The remake features not only full 3D environments in colorful HD, but a variety of gameplay improvements and expansions.
“I’m very excited for players in the West to have the chance to revisit the story that started it all,” said SENRAN KAGURA series producer Kenichiro Takaki. “We worked hard to stay truthful to the original release while taking advantage of all the improvements of the more powerful hardware to enhance the games features and assets, and I hope players enjoy the renewed experience!”
About SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal
SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal brings the original Nintendo 3DS™ release’s classic 2.5D action to modern hardware, with a full 3D remake and a fresh retelling of the original story that began the worldwide phenomenon. This fast-paced brawler provides updated combat mechanics and fresh, sharper character models, as well as the new Burst mode for a voluptuous visual feast! For players who like to customize their favorite girls’ looks and styles, the game also includes a wealth of new outfits and options. With DLC episodes that reveal new details of Yumi and Miyabi’s histories prior to meeting Asuka and Homura, SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal delivers an authentic recreation of the original game while ensuring that series fans will have plenty of new content to look forward to!
SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal is developed by HONEY∞PARADE GAMES, Inc. and published by XSEED Games for PS4™ system in North America and Windows PC on Steam. On PS4™ system, The ‘Tailor-Made’ limited edition is available digitally and physically for $49.99 and the ‘At the Seams’ limited edition is available as a physical release for $79.99 at participating retailers. The ‘Tailor-Made’ edition is also available on Steam for $49.99, while the base game is available digitally on both platforms for $39.99. This title is rated M for Mature by the ESRB for both PS4™ and Steam versions.
Additional information about SENRAN KAGURA Burst Re:Newal can be found on the official product website.