Samurai Shodown III

Samurai Shodown III

1995

System
Neo Geo
Publisher
SNK
Developer
SNK

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 0

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Fighting
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 6th Sep 2010, 900 points (USA)
  • 3rd Sep 2010, 900 points (UK/EU)
  • 27th Apr 2010, 900 points (JPN)

Neo Geo

  • 15th Nov 1995 (USA)

Switch eShop

  • 5th Apr 2018, $7.99 (USA - HAMSTER)
  • 5th Apr 2018, £6.29 (UK/EU - HAMSTER)
Series
Samurai Shodown

Screenshots (8)

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Reviews

  • 23

    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Samurai Shodown III

    More samurai action on Switch

    The Virtual Console might be dead, but via its Arcade Archives and ACA Neo Geo series, HAMSTER is doing a lot to scratch that retro gaming itch, with a constant stream of re-releases. Like a number of Neo Geo titles (including others from the same series) Samurai Shodown III is a one-on-one fighting game. As always you...

  • 21

    Virtual Console / Neo Geo

    Review Samurai Shodown III

    A new spin on the popular fighting series

    It's no secret that the Samurai Shodown series played a huge role in vaulting SNK up to the big boy fighting game table. And as popular as the original release was, it was the sequel that would set the standard by which all future titles of the franchise would be judged. Samurai Shodown III would mark the...

About The Game

The 12 samurai (and ninja) elite are back, this time to answer the threat of the demon Zankuro Minazuki.

The possessed swordsman has brutally slaughtered innocents in his path, yet could not raise his blade to the cries of an innocent baby. Vowing never to spill innocent blood again, he targets those who live by the way of the sword... but now the hunter becomes the hunted.

The third installment of Samurai Shodown introduces 2 different techniques for each character. The "Slash" techniques are the original moves of the most of the characters whereas the "Bust" techniques reflect the "darker" version of each character.