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  • News Samurai Shodown's Next DLC Character Is Free

    Gongsun Li, apparently

    The next DLC character for Samurai Shodown has been announced, and frankly, we don't have a clue who she is. The umbrella-wielding warrior is apparently named Gongsun Li, and she's fresh out of Chinese mobile title Honor of Kings. Fair enough. The good news is that you don't really have to know what Gongsun Li's about because...

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  • News Samurai Shodown Season 2 Characters Teased for 2020

    Plus a surprise and trailer for Season 1

    Samurai Shodown's first season of DLC hasn't even started yet, but SNK has already confirmed that the intense weapon-based fighting game is getting a Season 2. Confirmation arrives fresh from Evo 2019 via the trailer that we've embedded above. Season 2 will begin in 2020, and it'll include Mina Majikina, who...

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  • News Samurai Shodown Shows Off All 16 Playable Characters

    Including the 3 newbies

    Due out this summer, Samurai Shodown on PlayStation 4 will have 16 playable characters at launch, and you can see every one of them in the game's latest trailer. The three new challengers, Darli Dagger, Wu-Ruixiang, and Yashamaru Kurama, all look pretty cool. Are you hyped for the return of Samurai Shodown? Try not to spill...

Monday25th Mar 2019

  • News Samurai Shodown PS4 Release Date Set for June

    Ready your blade

    Announced as a main game for Evo 2019, which takes place in August, we already knew that Samurai Shodown would have to launch a decent amount of time before the big event. The good news is that seems to be the case, as SNK has slapped a June release window on the upcoming PlayStation 4 instalment. This should give players at least...

Wednesday27th Feb 2019

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  • News The New Samurai Shodown Game Is Set to Launch in Q2, 2019

    Sho time

    We'd almost forgot about the new Samurai Shodown game that SNK has in development. Announced as Samurai Spirits back in September, the game was quickly confirmed for a PlayStation 4 release in 2019 -- and now we have a more specific time frame courtesy of the publisher's latest investor meeting. SNK is aiming for the second quarter of next...

Monday10th Sep 2018

  • News A New Samurai Shodown Game Is Coming to PS4 in 2019

    Uses Unreal Engine 4

    SNK has announced a brand new Samurai Shodown game built using Unreal Engine 4. Its working title is Samurai Spirits, as that's the name of the series in Japan. It's due to slice open PlayStation 4 at some point next year. All we have to go on right now is the brief announcement trailer that we've embedded above, but...