Samurai Shodown for Xbox One
Xbox One

Samurai Shodown

Jun 25, 2019

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Developer: SNK
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

SAMURAI SHODOWN has enjoyed worldwide success as a blade-wielding fighting game series since its first release in 1993. 11 years have passed since the last series installment, and it is now time for SAMURAI SHODOWN to return in a brand-new game featuring high-end visuals and gameplay! Faithfully reproducing the game mechanics and atmosphere that contributed to the success of the series, SAMURAI SHODOWN includes a revolutionary feature that learns from players game actions and patterns in order to create CPU-controlled “ghost” characters. With a story set one year before the very first installment, a diverse cast of returning and new characters cross paths in order to fulfill their destinies!

Gamer Reviews

73 Reviews
7.27

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Critic Reviews

15 Reviews
7.82
Jordan BaranowskiJun 24, 2019
Samurai Shodown is a throwback to arcade fighters and the series' first entry in a decade. It is solid without a lot of frills.
Ashley BatesJun 27, 2019
Though some weak modes dampen the overall package, Samurai Shodown might just offer the best pure fighting game experience in recent memory, for both veterans and newcomers alike.
Mark SherwoodJun 24, 2019
Samurai Shodown marks the return of a beloved classic, and although not quite as refined nor as deep as its modern contemporaries, the game proves that there’s still plenty of life in the franchise yet. Through staying faithful to the series’ roots, Samurai Shodown offers up a different kind of fighter, one that retains the strategic action and high levels of tension that put this saga on the radar to begin with. Whilst not great, it’s certainly bold and unique.

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