Excerpt: Genji: Days of the Blade is the sequel to the (average) PS2 action title Genji: Dawn of the Samurai. The game was lauded for its great graphics, much less for its standard hack & slash gameplay.
Excerpt: Genji 2: Days of the Blade takes place three years after Way of the Samurai, the first installment of the series. The game begins with Benki and Yoshononay, two original characters from the series, along with Lady Shusuka.
Excerpt: I have to say that I was actually somewhat disappointed by Genji: Days of the Blade 's graphics. While the game appears on what is supposed to be the graphically most powerful system, I found myself thinking more times than not that it didn't look a whole lot better than its PS2 predecessor.
Summary: What's really disappointing about
Genji's next generation debut comes in the realization that these problems
were very much evident in the PS2 edition. The developers have seemingly
made no effort to fix them here - the basic structure and premise are