Nazo no Murasamejō
(loosely translated: The Mysterious Murasame Castle
) is a medieval Japanese fantasy video game created by Nintendo and released in 1986 as the second original title for the Famicom Disk System
, after The Legend of Zelda
, to which it has some resemblance. The game has been occasionally rereleased, and on May 29th, it got released outside of Japan for the first time ever on the european Nintendo 3DS
' Virtual Console
The game takes place during the Edo period, where Murasame and four neighboring castles have been possessed by a demonic force. It falls to a young swordsman named Takamaru to defeat Murasame.