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Bujingai: The Forsaken City

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Platform: PlayStation 2
Tags: Action
Developer: Taito Corporation
AKA: Bujingai Swordmaster (EU), Bujingai (JP)

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Reader Reviews

Bujingai: The Forsaken City review

Reviewed September 04, 2007

MartinG says: "Bujingai is the perfect example of the pros and cons of going to your favourite game store, skipping past the shelves full of God of War and Devil May Cry (also beat’em-ups) and heading straight for the bottom of the bargain bin, that one with the games based on local TV shows and other productions you’ve never heard of. As it so often happens with low-budget games, Bujingai is highly irregular: it has several flaws, but also certain points of interest. "
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Bujingai: The Forsaken City review

Reviewed July 01, 2009

radicaldreamer says: "Bujingai is about Gackt, the androgynous Japanese pop star. But since this is a pre-Guitar Hero-era game, musician was not yet thought to be a viable game role, so instead you play as Gackt, the androgynous, immortal Chinese sword master. He has a different name in the game, but why bother with the pretense? This is Gackt merchandise, an arbitrary cash-in on his popularity in Japan. Some misguided individual in publishing must have been blown away by all the fancy, dancing swordpla..."
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Bujingai: The Forsaken City review

Reviewed September 07, 2007

sayainprince says: "Do you remember the Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay, and how Vin Diesel did the motion detecting, voice over, and modeling for the main character? Well Bujingai uses the same concept, except instead of Vin Diesel, it uses a Japanese musician named Gackt that you've probably never heard of. As odd as this sounds, the end result was not the failure that you'd might expect. Bujingai isn't a masterpiece by any stretch, but it's fun. It combines hack and slash gameplay with some cool p..."
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