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Fair use rationale for Image:DemonSwordcover.jpg
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The game Rygar came out during the same period, and was a similar plot where you had an unusual combat style. It's great it got made into a PS2 game but I still wonder why Demon Sword didn't. It's potential just waiting there. I think this had a great dynamic. Tyciol (talk) 06:59, 12 December 2008 (UTC)
Ashtar, the villain of Ninja Gaiden 2, has a similar name (ends in -tar), is also a samurai with magic abilities, and also has a demon sword. Theoretically speaking, Victar could have been Ashtar back in medieval days, Ashtar could be Victar who learned the sorcery of the wizard he defeated and survived until modern times. Tyciol (talk) 06:59, 12 December 2008 (UTC)
Almost got fooled
I thought for a second this might be official cover art, but was wrong. We have text in this article stating the following:
- the Japanese release features a character more similar to the in-game sprite.
Does anyone happen to know where we can find what the Japanese cover art looks like? I think it would be beneficial to display here. I found a picture of the gameplay so I'll upload that as contrast but it's not the same and the Japanese cover art would really help to round this out. AweCo (talk) 00:39, 18 July 2011 (UTC)
The 3 images I added got tagged and bot warned me so I am going to post reasoning based on how the cover art was reasoned. Template:Video_game_rationale may come in handy for this but for the moment I am going to alter the data in the cover art template though I will substitute Template:Non-free game screenshot for Template:Non-free game cover. AweCo (talk) 03:31, 18 July 2011 (UTC)