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...
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.