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Published on January 23rd, 2020 | by Alex Novus

The weapon-based fighter SAMURAI SHODOWN will be released on February 25 in Australia & New Zealand for the Nintendo Switch!

SNK CORPORATION (Corporate HQ: Suita-city, Osaka, Japan, Company President & CEO: Koichi Toyama) and Deep Silver are proud to announce that the critically acclaimed SAMURAI SHODOWN will be available  February 25th, 2020 for Nintendo Switch!

From its creation in 1993, the Samurai Shodown series has redefined weapon-based fighting games. 11 years after its most recent release comes a brand new addition on the Nintendo Switch! Experience the fighting game that took the world by storm!

  • Peerless warriors duke it out in 1700’s Japan!

13 returning characters are joined by 3 completely new to the series. This latest installment takes place one year before the events of the original Samurai Shodown game, where tensions are still hot in the land of the rising sun!

  • A game that threads the line between suspense and thrills!

Classic Samurai Shodown concepts like the Rage Gauge, Lightning Blade, and Super Special Moves make their return! Feel your heart race as you’re moments from death, only to turn the tables in one fell swoop! A true fighting game experience is waiting for you on the Nintendo Switch!

  • Play anywhere, anytime, with the Nintendo Switch

It’s easier than ever to battle a friend using the Nintendo Switch’s Table Top mode. Simply pass them a Joy-Con and have at it! Additionally, you can fight anywhere in the world using Handheld mode!

  • Thrilling new DLC characters join the fight!

Fan favourites like Rimururu, Kubikiri Basara, Kazuki Kazama, and Wan Fu make their return! Also, Hisame Shizumaru from Samurai Shodown III is included as a free character!

Official Website

https://www.snk-corp.co.jp/us/games/samuraishodown_switch/

GAME INFORMATION

  • Title

SAMURAI SHODOWN

  • Release Date

February 25, 2020

  • Genre

Versus fighting

  • Platform

Nintendo Switch

  • Players

1-2 Local / 2-10 Network

  • Retail Price

$69.95


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While not travelling, reading, gaming, watching films AND writing reviews and articles, Alex loves exploring the shops of Melbourne searching for classic pop culture trinkets.



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