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  • Summary: Related as a “Wuxia” story, which literally means "martial hero", Mirage captures the essence of a broad genre of Chinese fiction concerning the adventures of martial artists. Shrouded in secrecy, an organization of assassins wreak havoc on the local populace.
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  1. Nov 21, 2013
    75
    Mirage is a title that takes some getting used to, but once the player gets over the initial hump, there is a stylish spectacle hack and slash here the fans of the genre will surely enjoy.
  2. Nov 28, 2013
    70
    RainBlood Chronicles: Mirage is a good Muramasa clone with some flaws. It offer two different characters, a well done combat system and a good replayability.
  3. Dec 2, 2013
    70
    Rain Blood Chronicles: Mirage probably isn't going to stick with you as a cherished experience, but it's a competently designed combo slasher with a fair bit going for it. Players who like their 2D hack n' slash combat fast and accurate should be satisfied.
  4. Dec 20, 2013
    70
    Deep and satisfying, Blood Rain Chronicles: Mirage is a valid alternative to Muramasa, ranking itself as a really interesting action game.
  5. Feb 25, 2014
    70
    If you can overcome the technical shortcomings, impenetrable plot, and the game overstaying its welcome (the last couple of hours drag on), you’ll find a well-crafted game.
  6. Nov 25, 2013
    50
    Genuine unintentional hilarity like this is rare in games, and it’s worth experiencing. Maybe not at the asking price, but if you see this in a steam sale, snap it up and have a good laugh.
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  1. Nov 15, 2013
    10
    The best action game I've ever played, period! I've played it, and LOVED it! Makes me feel like a badass. I love the unique atmosphere. TheThe best action game I've ever played, period! I've played it, and LOVED it! Makes me feel like a badass. I love the unique atmosphere. The aesthetic is to my liking, the artstyle is wonderful, and the characters look attractive. The combat is hard to get used to, but whoever did the art for this game knows how to stimulate the senses. The first two games of the series, which are both turn based RPGs, are also true works of art. Expand
  2. Nov 15, 2013
    10
    Uhm what can i say... This is one of the most interesting 2D game i have ever played. It has good combos, good graphic, awesome soundtrack andUhm what can i say... This is one of the most interesting 2D game i have ever played. It has good combos, good graphic, awesome soundtrack and replay ability after u have finished the game. Expand
  3. Nov 12, 2013
    9
    If you liked fast paced combos in a cool Chinese setting, then you'll like this game. It reminds me a bit of Shank- but the fighting style isIf you liked fast paced combos in a cool Chinese setting, then you'll like this game. It reminds me a bit of Shank- but the fighting style is more like Devil May Cry.

    Definitely worth picking up while it is on sale.
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  4. Nov 12, 2013
    9
    A friend told me to check out the game, so I did. We're both having a great time playing! I like the graphics and the action is prettyA friend told me to check out the game, so I did. We're both having a great time playing! I like the graphics and the action is pretty awesome. I like that you can tag team out on the fly. I still feel like there's a lot of secrets to discover. Two thumbs up!! Expand
  5. Nov 23, 2013
    8
    I'm impressed,I can feel that the creators really put their emotions on this game .You can find many materials belongs to ChineseI'm impressed,I can feel that the creators really put their emotions on this game .You can find many materials belongs to Chinese culture.That's the real special point in this game.I'm a Chinese ,I'm really happy that there is a such good game made by Chinese developer. Expand
  6. Nov 14, 2013
    8
    As a fan of hack-n-slash (and for a 33% discount on an inexpensive game), I bought this one

    I'm totally satisfied. The drawing quality is
    As a fan of hack-n-slash (and for a 33% discount on an inexpensive game), I bought this one

    I'm totally satisfied. The drawing quality is great, and attacking stuff was awesome. The music is good, I think it synergizes well with what is happening
    You can play with 2 different characters, and change during stages. Each has a unique style of combat, so you will probably like one more than the other
    The story isn't "omg, that's so creative and awesome", but it has a bit of mystery at first, so I'll continue playing to know everything. Voice acting is just average, what doesn't help the story feel more interesting

    In the end, I think it's worth buying. The game flows well and it's fast-paced. Not a big variety of combos, but it's ok for 2D. The price is just right for it
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  7. Nov 14, 2013
    8
    The art, music, and combat system is great. It'll remind you a bit about the Shank series, but it's got a deeper combat system. It's got localThe art, music, and combat system is great. It'll remind you a bit about the Shank series, but it's got a deeper combat system. It's got local co-op, and an adequate number of skill upgrades to make your combos look even more bad-ass. Side-scrolling beat-em-ups like these deserve a place in anyone's library. My only gripe is that despite the deep combat system, the controls don't feel tight enough to take advantage of it. Expand

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