Samurai Shodown IV

Samurai Shodown IV

1996

System
Neo Geo
Publisher
D4 Enterprise
Developer
SNK

8.4

Game Rating

User Ratings: 7

Our Review: 8/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Fighting
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 15th Mar 2012, 900 points (USA)
  • 8th Mar 2012, 900 points (UK/EU)
  • 14th Feb 2012, 900 points (JPN)

Neo Geo

  • 29th Nov 1996 (USA)

Switch eShop

  • 13th Apr 2017, £6.29 (UK/EU)
  • 13th Apr 2017, $7.99 (USA)
Series
Samurai Shodown

Screenshots (8)

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Reviews

  • 35

    Switch eShop / Neo Geo

    Review Samurai Shodown IV

    VICTOLY!

    After the first two Samurai Shodown games the third outing was seen as something of a disappointment by hardcore fighting game fans. It removed some of the more popular characters and various movement options available to the player, drastically altering the pace of the game; it also felt half-finished when compared to its polished...

  • 9

    Neo Geo

    Review Samurai Shodown IV

    Another victoly

    It's only taken 18 months since Samurai Shodown III for the fourth instalment, Samurai Shodown IV, to reach Virtual Console in Europe. As part of something of a Neo Geo resurgence following King of Fighters '97, Sam Sho IV is another strong addition to VC's fighter library. SSIV takes the basic three strengths of slash from its pre

About The Game

Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge is the fourth instalment in the Samurai Shodown series that originally launched in 1996.

The combat system has been tweaked to enhance the experience, including a vastly altered Rage Explosion System and new more powerful chain combos. There are also multiple endings depending on the time taken to clear the game, encouraging you to improve your skills and speed if you want to see the One True Ending.