From back of UK PS2 Edition box:
'A man exists for a generation, but his name lasts to the end of time.' Hakagure: The book of the Samurai
From legendary game creator Yoshiki Okamoto (Onimusha, Devil May Cry, Resident Evil) comes a tale of brutal violence and beautiful legend set against the historical backdrop of the Samurai genesis. In battle-ravaged feudal Japan, a desperate struggle between rival warlords threatens to plunge the country into tyrannical oppression. When a charismatic young swordsman finds himself on the run it's time for Minamoto-no-Yoshitsune, destroyer of men and breaker of hearts, to strike back and avenge the people.
SUMPTUOUS VISUAL STYLE - with beautiful environments, fantastically realised levels and film-quality cut-scenes.
DRAMATIC COMBAT SYSTEM - created by Japan's top sword masters, fight directors and stunt men.
EASY TO PLAY BUT HARD TO MASTER - jump right in and start hacking or take your time to learn the best weapon, fighting style and combos for each situation.