Sakura Samurai review: All the fun of a great action RPG without any of the dawdling around

Sakura Samurai: Art of the Sword is a brilliant game. In this polished and challenging adventure, there is not one bit of wasted space or a moment of B.S. time-killing. Every encounter, decision and action serves the central swordfighting gameplay–and that’s a very good thing, because the fighting system is fun beyond belief. Easy to learn, tricky to master and full of fast, on-the-fly...

Nintendo’s Sakura Samurai hits eShop this week. Looking good!

eShop just keeps getting better! I buy my share of titles from Apple’s place, but I find Nintendo’s shop currently ruling as far as delivering quality games that look great, hold my interest for longer than a bus ride, and actually–get this–control really well! On February 2, a very promising-looking action adventure arrives for your downloading consideration.