SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL
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Developer: SNK CORPORATION
Content Rating: Mature
Heralded as one of the most balanced fighting games ever created by SNK, SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL features a multitude of systems and mechanics to create a truly unique experience. Players have a wide variety of skills at their disposal, such as the ability to deflect attacks, catch an opponents weapon and disarm them, and the ability to temporarily slow down time to mount a comeback! The most iconic additions this entry adds to the series are the character specific Overkill moves, which can be used to finish off an opponent in a variety of gruesome ways!
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I really enjoyed my time with Samurai Shodown V Special, I just wish it had given me a couple more reasons to come back in the future. After a few runs in the arcade mode there isn’t much else to do on the single-player side of things. I hope we’ll get the opportunity to see this series return again someday.
With online multiplayer being as wonky as it is, there isn't much else to do beyond playing through the arcade mode. Samurai Shodown V Special is a fun experience, but can feel a little like solitary confinement at times. Though with local multiplayer, this is remedied quite easily and Special becomes as special as it was all those years ago. I'm just happy to finally own it.