"Murasaki" is a puzzle explosion game. Use explosions to clear the screen of pesky obstacles filling it up. The only controls you need are the directional buttons and two other buttons (Z and X)!
All Reviews:
Very Positive (61) - 95% of the 61 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
12 May, 2016
Developer:
Publisher:

Sign in to add this item to your wishlist, follow it, or mark it as not interested

Buy Murasaki

Downloadable Content For This Game

 

Recent updates View all (20)

19 December

Murasaki Tsurugi Out Now!

Murasaki Tsurugi is an explosive puzzle game in which you use chains of explosions to eradicate both enemies and their shots en masse. The game was developed by Katatema, known for their previously released indie titles Love Mochi, Irisu Syndrome!, Demon King Chronicle, and the previous entry in this series, Murasaki. The key point of Murasaki Tsurugi is how you eradicate the hail of bullets onscreen. Regardless of how proficient or inexperienced you may be with shooters, Murasaki Tsurugi is guaranteed to provide you with an all-new and amazingly fun experience.



As you shoot bullets to explode the blocks spread around the screen, the blocks will bump into each other and set off chain explosions, further expanding the range of your attacks. Use these chained explosions to rid the screen of the enemies and waves of bullets aiming to take you out as you guide Kairi and Satsuki to their destination. Additionally, the Collection system – one of the series’ main features – is once again present in this entry, allowing you to bring the whole story of Murasaki Tsurugi into shape as you fill up your collection while clearing the various stages.



While players of the original Murasaki will be able to enjoy this latest entry on an even deeper level, first-time players will also be able to immerse themselves in the story and gameplay and enjoy the game to its fullest. Please enjoy both the main game itself – created by the three original team members responsible for Murasaki: Tetsu, Yomogimochi, and Watson – as well as the original soundtrack and beautiful graphics. Additionally, you can now purchase the original soundtrack – containing all 18 tracks in their full versions – together with the main game as a set.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ_DHhVIkFM


Now on sale for 10% off when purchased together!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/865060/Murasaki_Tsurugi/
https://store.steampowered.com/app/865290/Murasaki_Tsurugi__Original_Soundtrack/

---

Playism
Visit the Playism Website
Follow us on Steam
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Facebook
Check out our blog
0 comments Read more

21 November

Steam Autumn Sales!

Hi All

The Autumn Sales have started on Steam and we are going full on by hosting some phenomenal sales across the majority of our games!

Dive into the full list of games which are up to 80% off on the Playism sale page!


Nominate us for the Steam Awards!
Steam are hosting their annual Steam Awards, and this Autumn it is time to nominate all your favourite games!
Learn more about the Steam Awards here!


On top of the amazing sales, we have some great updates for our games too:


La-Mulana 2: 1.4.4.x Update
La-Mulana 2 has just had a major update, improving the game.
Dive into the ruins of Eg-Lana as Lumisa Kosugi as she desperately searches for the cause of the recent slew of monsters. A thrilling sequel to the well-lived metroidvania-style La-Mulana.
Learn More about the updates here:
https://steamcommunity.com/games/835430/announcements/detail/1719708631739956907
https://store.steampowered.com/app/835430/LaMulana_2/



Hakoniwa Explorer Plus and A Healer Lives Twice Chinese Releases
We are really excited to announce that two more Playism games have been translated into Simplified Chinese.

Hakiniwa Explorer Plus
Explore the Voxel world of Hakoniwa Explorer Plus which boasts freedom, adventure and monster girls!
In this game, you can explore the far reaches of the world, hunting for treasure, glory and more. Containing a healthy mix of comedy, action and sexy, Hakoniwa Explorer Plus is just a quest waiting to be completed!
https://store.steampowered.com/app/705280/Hakoniwa_Explorer_Plus/

A Healer Only Lives Twice
This is a command-select strategy game where you play as a healer. Quickly choose the skill you need in order to revive your ally's HP, raise the effectiveness of their abilities, and dictate the flow of battle in real time.
https://store.steampowered.com/app/453300/A_Healer_Only_Lives_Twice/


Pixel Game Maker MV
Always wanted to build your own game, but didn't know where to begin?
Pixel Game Maker MV offers a solution to that!
Enter our contest now for the chance to win 1 of 10 copies of Pixel Game Maker MV!
The world of game dev is at your fingertips!
Giveaway ends 7AM 26th November 2018 PST

Enter the giveaway here

https://store.steampowered.com/app/837510/Pixel_Game_Maker_MV/


--


Playism
Follow us on Steam
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Facebook
Read our Blog

0 comments Read more

About This Game

A mystical world on the edge of destruction. Unlikely saviors joined by fate and duty. A mission driven by music, magic...and survival.



Murasaki is a hybrid shmup and puzzle game that creates intense and high-speed gameplay against a serene landscape with gorgeous music. With the ability to only fire a single bullet at a time, you must use cunning, angles and timing to survive.
Random shapes will appear as the levels progress: these designs will trigger massive explosions when shot. If you can bounce corresponding shapes off of each other, they'll create a chain reaction that, with a little luck, will wipe the screen. Don't wait too long, because the enemies will overwhelm you in a second!
If you can't get a clear shot, each character has a special attack with limited uses. Use them wisely to get out of a tight situation or to put the finishing blow on one of several bosses!

Characters

Kairi
The older of the heroes, Kairi acts as a big brother, though he's not related to Satsuki. His movements are slow, but his long range shot can reach anywhere on the screen, perfect for ricochet combinations. This however, also means that you don't have rapid shots.
Kairi's special attack is a spiraling explosion that reaches most of the screen. This bomb can absorb enemy's bullets and destroy multiple targets. Use it wisely.



Satsuki
The younger hero, Satsuki is impetuous and headstrong, and it shows in her attack formation. Satsuki can move across the screen quickly, but the range of her shots is very short. Sometimes they won't reach the enemy.
However, using her speedy shots, you can bounce the explosive blocks farther than Kairi, which makes it easier to create a chain attack with other blocks. Just be careful not to bounce them too far, or the explosion won't reach the enemy!
Her special attack is a cross-formation energy wave. It hits harder than Kairi's, but could easily miss if the timing is off. Use it wisely.



Find your center and get into a flowing rhythm of evading and exploding. If you can master the mechanics, Murasaki is insanely satisfying, mixing the mayhem and the tranquil music in a beautiful dissonant clash. Failure means death, swift and painful. Don't look at where the bullets in front of you go: plan for where the explosions will happen afterwards.




There is a long and tragic story within Murasaki: each successful (and even unsuccessful) chapter unlocks new information, history, bios and even musical tracks. To truly understand the full game, you must become an expert with both Kairi AND Satsuki. It's daunting, it's hard, but the satisfaction of a full unlock is unmatched.

Config

You can start a config tool from "Launch Configuration Tool" when you start the game.

Here, you can configure the screen size, BGM/SE ratio, key bindings, etc.


The death of an empire. The rise of darkness. And two heroes alone combat a broken soul.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista or newer
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 100 MB available space

What Curators Say

9 Curators have reviewed this product. Click here to see them.
Customer reviews
High Volume of Reviews Detected:
Exclude  or  View Only
Review Type


Purchase Type


Language


Date Range
To view reviews within a date range, please click and drag a selection on a graph above or click on a specific bar.

Show graph



Display As:
Review Beta NEW!
When enabled, will sort reviews by new Helpfulness score. Read more about it in the blog post.
Show graph
 
Hide graph
 
Filters
Review Helpfulness Beta Enabled
There are no more reviews that match the filters set above
Adjust the filters above to see other reviews
Loading reviews...