Samurai Shodown launches on Nintendo Switch

Samurai Shodown

If you’re looking for some beat-em-up action with a retro vibe on a portable device, look no further than SNK’s Samurai Shodown. The developers are offering players a sweet 15% off Season Pass 1 from now through March 17th as well as a free copy of the Neo Geo Pocket classic Samurai Shodown! 2. Those who purchase a physical edition of the game will also receive a controller skin.

The game is playable anywhere, any time in TV Mode, table mode, and handheld mode. 1-2 players can duke it out in local battle or go online where 2-10 players take part in an epic battle.

“This latest entry keeps in line with the weapon-based fighting mechanics that the franchise helped popularize in 1993, as signature features like the Rage Gauge and Lightning Blade will return alongside a robust roster of new and familiar fighters. In addition to everything included above, Hisame Shizumaru from Samurai Shodown III will be included as a free character.

The game is also currently available on both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Learn more about the game by visiting the Samurai Shodown Nintendo eShop site.

About Samurai Shodown

11 years have passed since the last series installment, and it is now time for the game 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!

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Suzie is an avid gamer and has been since 1995. She lives in the desert with her own personal minion while dreaming of pixel worlds beyond Earth.

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