Samurai Shodown

CI Games, SNK CORPORATION

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
79
Top Critic Average
76%
Critics Recommend
Based on 100 critic reviews
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Samurai Shodown

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Based on 100 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

76%

Critics Recommend

Based on 100 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Xbox OneJun 25, 2019
PlayStation 4Jun 25, 2019
PCJun 25, 2019
Nintendo SwitchJun 25, 2019
Google StadiaNov 19, 2019

Developer: CI Games

Publisher: SNK CORPORATION

Genre: Fighting

SAMURAI REBOOT! A brand new SAMURAI SHODOWN game takes aim for the world stage! 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 players’ game actions and patterns in order to create CPU-controlled “ghost” characters. With its story set one year before the very first installment, warriors and combatants from various backgrounds and with their own goals are about to battle to fulfill their destinies! ■Carrying on the Legacy The new game aims to bring the same tense and exhilarating battles that the series is known for. Intense and epic battles are back! ■Evolving the Presentation Using the power of UNREAL® ENGINE 4, the series is able to achieve a level of detail never before seen for a totally new visual experience! ■A Revolutionary new AI system Using revolutionary Deep Learning AI, the game will learn from player tactics and create Ghost characters which players around the globe can share and fight against.

Samurai Shodown Reviews

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Archaic story mode and load times aside, Samurai Shodown succeeds as a fundamentals driven 2D fighting game.

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SNK's iconic series makes its return in this reboot that's short on features but rich in systems.

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More than just a successful reboot of a forgotten franchise, this is one of the most unique and entertaining new fighting games of recent years.

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