Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown

1993

System
Neo Geo
Publisher
SNK
Developer
SNK

8.7

Game Rating

User Ratings: 3

Our Review: 8/10

Samurai Shodown Reviews

  • 21

    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Samurai Shodown

    Weapon-based wonder

    Pick from one of twelve characters, fight one-on-one against the others (and your clone) en-route to a ridiculously-dressed final boss character. Sounds standard fare for a '90s fighting game, but with its 18th century Japan setting and the combatant's use of weapons, Samurai Shodown offered something quite different. If playing...

  • 1

    Virtual Console / Neo Geo

    Review Samurai Shodown

    VICTOLY!

    SNK became something of a fighting game factory in the early ‘90s, releasing titles like Art of Fighting and Fatal Fury to capitalize on public interest in the genre that had been kick started by a certain 2D fighting title from Cacpom. However, Samurai Showdown (or Samurai Spirits, as it was known in Japan) marked a real change of pace...