7 Blades

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7 Blades
7 Blades coverart.jpg
Languages supported:
English: SLES-50109
Japanese: SLPM-65008 & VW021-J1 & SLPM-65057 & VW021-J2
German: SLES-50109
French: SLES-50109
Region PAL:
Serial numbers: SLES-50109
Release date: September 28, 2001
CRCs: 97AE372A
Windows Status: Playable
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?
Region NTSC-J:
Serial numbers: SLPM-65008
SLPM-65057 (Konami the Best)
VW021-J2 (Konami the Best)
Release date: December 21, 2000
September 27, 2001 (Konami the Best)
Windows Status: ?
Linux Status: ?
Mac Status: ?

Developer(s): KCEJ
Publisher(s): Konami
Genre: Action, Adventure
Wikipedia: Link
Game review links: IGN7.1/10
Game description: 7 Blades is a third-person action-game sequel to the 1990 film Zipang directed by Kaizo Hayashi. The player can choose from two different characters: the womanizing mercenary Gokurakumaru, who uses a variety of swords; and his lover Oyuri, who wields pistols, rifles, and other types of firearms. Each character has their own storyline, which intertwine at various points, and plays very differently by the nature of their weaponry. The game is broken into stages, which each have a specific goal, such as to reach a certain point, defeat all the enemies, or protect another character.

Winlogo.png Test configurations on Windows:

Environment Configurations Comments Tester
Region OS CPU/GPU Revision Graphics Sound/Pad
PAL Windows 10
  • Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.40 GHz
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2 GB
v1.5.0 dev-3143 GSdx SSE4.1/AVX 1.1.0
  • SPU2-X 2.0.0
  • Pokopom 2.1.0
Runs smoothly with 3x upscale. Not a demanding game.
Hacks: default, MTVU on.


  • Original names: セブンブレイズ 極楽丸 (SLPM-65008) & (SLPM-65057)

Known Issues

Freeze after a certain cutscene

  • Status: Active
  • Type: Serious
  • Description: The cutscene after the fight with Lightning and Wind Gods causes the game to freeze right before it finishes as described here
  • Workaround: Skipping the cutscene allows the game to continue.