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Samurai Shodown headed west on Nintendo Switch next month

It's been a long, long wait, but it seems that SNK's noble fighter Samurai Shodown is finally ready to venture west on Nintendo Switch, following on from its release on PS4 and Xbox One last year.According to a new listing on the online Nin...

 
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Wan-fu is headed to Samurai Shodown as DLC this week

SNK has dropped a trailer for the next DLC character headed to its dramatic fighting title Samurai Shodown, and while most of the SamSho roster are adept with ruthless bladed weaponry, this next combatant is much more at home with a solid b...

 
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Samurai Shodown will arrive on Switch in the west early 2020

SNK has announced that the Nintendo Switch port of its rebooted fighter Samurai Shodown will arrive in the west early next year, following on from its Japanese release, which is scheduled for December 12.While that news may be a little disa...

 
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Kazuki Kazama joins the Samurai Shodown roster next week

SNK has released the newest character trailer for its bloody-but-noble fighting game Samurai Shodown. The new video announces the coming of Kazuki Kazama, who will be made available to download on November 18.Originally debuting in 1996's S...

 
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Samurai Shodown DLC character leaked via arcade app

We've been given an early glimpse at one of the upcoming DLC characters for SNK's great fighting title Samurai Shodown. As leaked by the NESiCAxlive2 app - produced for use with the arcade release - Sogetsu Kazama is expected to join the ro...

 
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Samurai Shodown's Switch port gets its first trailer

With the news that the Switch port of Samurai Shodown would operate at 60 FPS, it was pretty obvious that there would be visual compromises. The Switch isn't exactly what you'd call powerful and while Samurai Shodown isn't as graphically d...

 
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Samurai Shodown coming to Switch in Japan this December

SNK's great feudal fighter Samurai Shodown will finally make its Nintendo Switch debut - in Japan at least - on December 12, as reported by yesterday by Weekly Famitsu.The article also confirmed that the Switch port will run at a full 60 fr...

 
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Too cocky!

Here's a tale of a flex gone horribly wrong. At this weekend's VSFighting tournament in England, Joshua "Rycroft" Podesta had Yota "Pekos" Kachi on the ropes in Samurai Shodown. After absorbing a super, Pekos was left with just a ...

 
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Review: Samurai Shodown

Fighting games had mostly died off before Capcom resurrected the genre with Street Fighter IV in 2008. While there were plenty of niche titles to fill the void in between, nothing had grabbed the public's attention like what Capcom's reviva...

 
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SNK announces full contents of Samurai Shodown's season pass

SNK has announced the full lineup of extra fighters for Samurai Shodown and it should be a treat for mega-fans. Consisting entirely of veteran characters, the four additional fighters will be released two months apart and look to flesh out ...

 
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The devastating Earthquake returns in Samurai Shodown

SNK are currently challenging Atlus for the "most character trailers, in the shortest time, for a single game" award. But today is a little different. While most of the Samurai Shodown trailers to date have depicted stoic samurai or stealth...

 
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Take to the shadows with Hanzo Hattori in Samurai Shodown

SNK continue to pump out their character trailers for the upcoming Samurai Shodown in quick succession, having moved from once a week to seemingly once a day. It's all good, it just means we get to see more of the stylish-looking fighter in...

 
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The dual-wielding Jubei Yagyu returns in Samurai Shodown

As we approach the launch of SNK's great-looking Samurai Shodown, the once-weekly character trailers seem to be hurriedly hitting us faster and faster, with today's new short previewing old-school samurai Jubei Yagyu.Jubei made his debut in...

 
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Rimururu will be Samurai Shodown's first DLC character

As if it wasn't enough that Koei Tecmo revealed Kula Diamond for Dead or Alive 6 today, SNK has also revealed that their other ice princess will be making her cool presence felt post-launch, as Rimururu returns as Samurai Shodown's first DL...

 
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Samurai Shodown unleashes fearsome warrior Tam Tam

While most of SNK's recent character trailers have depicted the more stoic and subtle fighters on Samurai Shodown's roster, this week's preview takes a walk on the wild side, with the return of the ferocious, mask-wearing Tam Tam.Hailing fr...

 
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Samurai Shodown's Yoshitora readies his sword collection

SNK continues its weekly character trailer series, putting the spotlight on each of the warriors gearing for battle in the upcoming fighter Samurai Shodown. This week, it is the turn of Samurai Shodown V protagonist Yoshitora Tokugawa.Creat...

 
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Samurai Shodown's new star is tengu thief Yashamaru Kurama

SNK has dropped its latest character trailer (courtesy of IGN) for its smart looking fighter Samurai Shodown. This week, it is the turn of all-new character and the protagonist of this iteration's story, Yashamaru Kurama.A former noble samu...

 
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The dangerous Genjuro Kibagami returns in Samurai Shodown

SNK has released another character trailer focusing on one of the stoic warriors returning to the ring in their upcoming Samurai Shodown. This week, it is the turn of scarred samurai Genjuro Kibagami, a man with quite a tale.Debuting in the...

 
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Charlotte brings her rapier wit back to Samurai Shodown

SNK has released the next character trailer for the exciting-looking fighting game Samurai Showdown. Following recent trailers for modern roster additions such as Shiki and newcomer Darli Dagger, this week we go back to the old school, with...

 
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The mysterious Shiki is back for Samurai Shodown

SNK has released another character trailer (courtesy of Game Goons) for the upcoming Samurai Shodown. This week, it is the return of one of my personal favourites: the sultry and mysterious Shiki.Making her debut in Samurai Shodown 64 back ...

 
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Samurai Shodown's Nakoruru takes flight with her own trailer

SNK has released the first character trailer for their upcoming Samurai Shodown release. Straight out of the gate we get to see one of the franchise' classic heroes, the petite Nakoruru, step back into the arena.Accompanied as always by her...

 
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SNK is hosting a Samurai Shodown stream next week

SNK will be hosting a live stream event for the upcoming Samurai Shodown next week on April 5, 2019. Starting at 11 am JST (10 pm EST), it will likely reveal some more information on the fighter than my preview covered. Will we get a full r...

 
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Samurai Shodown is another return to form for SNK

SNK has a rich history of creating arcade classics for the Neo Geo hardware. SNK was easily the biggest rival to Capcom in terms of fighting game output. The '90s saw series like Art of Fighting, Fatal Fury, and King of Fighters pop up and ...

 
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Three more Neo Geo arcade classics now available

Three more games became available for download recently as part of the Neo Geo ACA range. Each platform received a different classic pulled from SNK's arcade archives.The PS4 received kaiju-wrasslin' game King of the Monsters, destroyer of ...

 

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