Samurai Shodown (2019) – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Samurai Shodown Box Art
Publisher
SNK (Japan), Athlon Games (WW)
Developer
SNK
Platforms
PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Stadia, Xbox Series X
Release Date
PS4, Xbox One: June 27, 2019; Stadia: November 2019; Nintendo Switch: February 25, 2020; PC: June 11, 2020; Xbox Series X: March 16, 2021
Genre
Fighting

Game Overview:

Samurai Shodown is a 2.5D fighting game developed by SNK and published by SNK and Athlon Games.

It is the twelfth mainline entry in the Samurai Shodown series, and serves as a reboot of the franchise.

Latest Updates For Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown Finally Launches on June 14th for Steam

Samurai Shodown Finally Launches on June 14th for Steam

Shiro Tokisada Amakusa will also be available as part of Season Pass 3.

Samurai Shodown – The Last Blade 2’s Hibiki Joins on April 28th

Samurai Shodown – The Last Blade 2’s Hibiki Joins on April 28th

New trailer showcases the skill of the "Innocent Slash."

Samurai Shodown Shows Off Cham Cham’s Special Attacks With New Trailer

Samurai Shodown Shows Off Cham Cham’s Special Attacks With New Trailer

The season 3 characters get highlighted.

Samurai Shodown Now Runs at 120 FPS on Xbox Series X/S

Samurai Shodown Now Runs at 120 FPS on Xbox Series X/S

The update has arrived a week before it was supposed to.

Samurai Shodown – Guilty Gear Character Confirmed for Season Pass 3

Samurai Shodown – Guilty Gear Character Confirmed for Season Pass 3

This will be the fourth DLC character in the current Season Pass.

Samurai Shodown Out on March 16 for Xbox Series X/S, Supports 120 FPS

Samurai Shodown Out on March 16 for Xbox Series X/S, Supports 120 FPS

Season Pass 3 will also launch on the same day.

Samurai Shodown – Cham Cham, Hibiki Takane Announced for Season Pass 3

Samurai Shodown – Cham Cham, Hibiki Takane Announced for Season Pass 3

Two more characters are yet to be revealed.

Samurai Shodown To Get DLC Character From Another SNK Franchise

Samurai Shodown To Get DLC Character From Another SNK Franchise

A character from The Last Blade will be joining the roster soon.

Samurai Shodown Comes To Xbox Series X, Series S This Winter

Samurai Shodown Comes To Xbox Series X, Series S This Winter

The fighting game gets its first next gen version announcement.

Samurai Shodown Gets Free DLC Character, Gongsun Li From Honor Of Kings, On August 5

Samurai Shodown Gets Free DLC Character, Gongsun Li From Honor Of Kings, On August 5

The bunny girl battles with a powerful umbrella weapon.

Samurai Shodown – For Honor’s Warden is Next DLC Character

Samurai Shodown – For Honor’s Warden is Next DLC Character

Warden joins the fray tomorrow.

Samurai Shodown DLC Character Announcement Comes Tomorrow

Samurai Shodown DLC Character Announcement Comes Tomorrow

The announcement will come at the New Game+ Expo.

Samurai Shodown Launches on June 11th for PC

Samurai Shodown Launches on June 11th for PC

The weapons fighter will be available exclusively on the Epic Games Store.

Samurai Shodown Gets All Wet April 1st With Sogetsu Kazama

Samurai Shodown Gets All Wet April 1st With Sogetsu Kazama

The franchise's water boy makes his debut in the latest entry.

Samurai Shodown Developer Says They’ll Expand Esport Presence After Coronavirus Is Contained

Samurai Shodown Developer Says They’ll Expand Esport Presence After Coronavirus Is Contained

Yaduyuki Oda says they're waiting for the virus to die down.

Samurai Shodown is Out Now on Nintendo Switch

Samurai Shodown is Out Now on Nintendo Switch

Partake in methodical weapon duels on the go (or at home).

Samurai Shodown Kicks Off Second Season With Mina Majikina Trailer

Samurai Shodown Kicks Off Second Season With Mina Majikina Trailer

Mina comes with an eye patch and bow as the first season 2 character.

Samurai Shodown Reveals Second Season Pass Characters

Samurai Shodown Reveals Second Season Pass Characters

Three classic characters and a question mark.

Samurai Shodown Director Talks Philosophy Of Creating New Characters

Samurai Shodown Director Talks Philosophy Of Creating New Characters

There's a lot of thought that goes into new additions.

Samurai Shodown Launches On Switch February 25th

Samurai Shodown Launches On Switch February 25th

You can take the fighter on the go next month.

Samurai Shodown! 2 Port Will Come With Switch Version Of Samurai Shodown

Samurai Shodown! 2 Port Will Come With Switch Version Of Samurai Shodown

The original game released on the Neo Geo Pocket Color.

Samurai Shodown’s Kazuki Kazama Launches November 18

Samurai Shodown’s Kazuki Kazama Launches November 18

The fiery ninja joins the fray.

Samurai Shodown Switch Version’s Second Trailer Highlights Roster

Samurai Shodown Switch Version’s Second Trailer Highlights Roster

Get a look at all the samurai you'll have on the go.

Samurai Shodown Adds The Creepy Basara October 15

Samurai Shodown Adds The Creepy Basara October 15

Things get weird with the next DLC character.

Samurai Shodown Producer Talks Challenges Of Switch And Stadia Versions

Samurai Shodown Producer Talks Challenges Of Switch And Stadia Versions

The company had to overcome some challenges for upcoming ports of the fighter.

Samurai Shodown – Free DLC Character, Shizumaru Hisame, Launches September 16

Samurai Shodown – Free DLC Character, Shizumaru Hisame, Launches September 16

Unleash the demon later this month.

Samurai Shodown Reveals Switch Screenshots, Trailer, And Cover Art

Samurai Shodown Reveals Switch Screenshots, Trailer, And Cover Art

Get a first look at how Samurai Shodown will look on the go.

Samurai Shodown Launches December 12 On Switch In Japan

Samurai Shodown Launches December 12 On Switch In Japan

The game will come to Nintendo's system by year's end.

Samurai Shodown Director Says Perfectly Balanced Fighters Would Be Boring

Samurai Shodown Director Says Perfectly Balanced Fighters Would Be Boring

Nobuyuki Kuroki thinks you just can't have an interesting experience with a flat roster.

Samurai Shodown Adds Shizumaru Hisasme For Free In September, Announces 2nd Season Pass For 2020

Samurai Shodown Adds Shizumaru Hisasme For Free In September, Announces 2nd Season Pass For 2020

The fighter's roster is set to grow at a rapid pace.

Soulcalibur 6 – Cassandra Joins Roster Today, Samurai Shodown Collaboration Announced

Soulcalibur 6 – Cassandra Joins Roster Today, Samurai Shodown Collaboration Announced

Haohmaru will be crossing over into Bandai Namco's fighter in the next season pass.

Samurai Shodown Guide: How to Disarm Opponents and Stance Break

Samurai Shodown Guide: How to Disarm Opponents and Stance Break

Disarming foes is a game-changer - here are four different ways to do it.

Super Mario Maker 2 Tops Japanese Sales Charts, Selling Nearly 200,000 Units

Super Mario Maker 2 Tops Japanese Sales Charts, Selling Nearly 200,000 Units

Meanwhile, Samurai Shodown debuts in fourth place.

Samurai Shodown Guide: Fighting Disarmed and Picking Up Your Weapon

Samurai Shodown Guide: Fighting Disarmed and Picking Up Your Weapon

Getting disarmed is rough but here's how you can turn the tables.

Samurai Shodown PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X Graphics Comparison – Technically Underwhelming

Samurai Shodown PS4 Pro vs Xbox One X Graphics Comparison – Technically Underwhelming

How does the return of SNK's beloved franchise fare from a technical perspective?

Samurai Shodown’s First Four DLC Characters Dated, Free With Game Until June 30th

Samurai Shodown’s First Four DLC Characters Dated, Free With Game Until June 30th

The first DLC characters are coming soon.

Samurai Shodown Gets Clumsy With Newcomer Wu Ruixiang

Samurai Shodown Gets Clumsy With Newcomer Wu Ruixiang

The clumsy new fighter gets an introduction.

Samurai Shodown Review – Sword Fighting Days

Samurai Shodown Review – Sword Fighting Days

Sword play.

Samurai Shodown Goes Kabuki With Kyoshiro

Samurai Shodown Goes Kabuki With Kyoshiro

The colorful fighter gets a colorful introduction.

Samurai Shodown Will Get Second Japanese Demo June 21st

Samurai Shodown Will Get Second Japanese Demo June 21st

Get another taste of the game before you buy it.

Samurai Shodown’s Jubei Gets Bloody Introduction

Samurai Shodown’s Jubei Gets Bloody Introduction

It's a brief but bloody hello.

Samurai Shodown – Director Says SNK Turned Down Exclusive Deal From “PC Download Platform”

Samurai Shodown – Director Says SNK Turned Down Exclusive Deal From “PC Download Platform”

That would have been an epic fighter to get.

Samurai Shodown Has Dog Days With Galford And Poppy

Samurai Shodown Has Dog Days With Galford And Poppy

An All-American man and dog of war.

Samurai Shodown’s First DLC Character Is Rimururu

Samurai Shodown’s First DLC Character Is Rimururu

A clash of fire and ice.

Google Stadia’s Initial Games Revealed – Mortal Kombat 11, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Borderlands 3, and More

Google Stadia’s Initial Games Revealed – Mortal Kombat 11, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Borderlands 3, and More

31 games have been confirmed, with more announcements coming at E3 and beyond.

Samurai Shodown Goes Wild With Tam Tam Trailer

Samurai Shodown Goes Wild With Tam Tam Trailer

The wild man gets introduced.

Samurai Shodown – 17 Cool Features You Need To Know

Samurai Shodown – 17 Cool Features You Need To Know

SNK's beloved fighting franchise returns at last.

Samurai Shodown Wiki – Everything You Need To Know About The Game

Samurai Shodown Wiki – Everything You Need To Know About The Game

Everything you need to know about Samurai Shodown.

Samurai Shodown Reveals Yoshitora Tokugawa With New Trailer

Samurai Shodown Reveals Yoshitora Tokugawa With New Trailer

The flashy swordsman gets a trailer.

Samurai Shodown Japanese Demo Launches May 31st

Samurai Shodown Japanese Demo Launches May 31st

Test out the samurai spirit before you buy.

Samurai Shodown File Size On Xbox One Revealed

Samurai Shodown File Size On Xbox One Revealed

A modest size for a big return.

Samurai Shodown Newcomer Yashamaru Kurama Introduced In Trailer

Samurai Shodown Newcomer Yashamaru Kurama Introduced In Trailer

We get a look at one of the new characters.

Samurai Shodown Trailer Shows Off Haohmaru

Samurai Shodown Trailer Shows Off Haohmaru

The main protagonist finally gets the spotlight.

Samurai Shodown’s Genjuro Hits Hard in New Trailer

Samurai Shodown’s Genjuro Hits Hard in New Trailer

The hulking samurai comes in with heavy strikes.

Samurai Shodown Releasing June 25th on PS4 and Xbox One in the West, New 101 Trailer Details Dojo Mode

Samurai Shodown Releasing June 25th on PS4 and Xbox One in the West, New 101 Trailer Details Dojo Mode

The mode will let you train against the best in the world, and yourself.

Samurai Shodown’s Charlotte Takes the Stage in New Trailer

Samurai Shodown’s Charlotte Takes the Stage in New Trailer

The Japanese fighting title gets a little European on us.

Samurai Shodown’s Shiki Brings Dual Katanas in Introduction Trailer

Samurai Shodown’s Shiki Brings Dual Katanas in Introduction Trailer

The samurai with different-colored eyes gets an introduction.

Samurai Shodown’s Ukyo Checks In With Introduction Trailer

Samurai Shodown’s Ukyo Checks In With Introduction Trailer

The doctor is definitely in.

Samurai Shodown’s Darli Dagger Gets Brutal Introduction Trailer

Samurai Shodown’s Darli Dagger Gets Brutal Introduction Trailer

Darli Dagger is one heavy hitter.

Samurai Shodown’s New Trailer Puts The Spotlight On Nakoruru

Samurai Shodown’s New Trailer Puts The Spotlight On Nakoruru

The nature-inspired character is ready for a fight.

Samurai Shodown’s New Trailer Reveals New Characters, Confirms Release Date

Samurai Shodown’s New Trailer Reveals New Characters, Confirms Release Date

We finally have the whole roster, and know when we can play it.

Samurai Shodown’s Japanese Voice Cast Revealed

Samurai Shodown’s Japanese Voice Cast Revealed

Most of the Japanese voice actors are now known, but some are still missing.

Samurai Shodown Adds New Character “Darli Dagger” to Roster

Samurai Shodown Adds New Character “Darli Dagger” to Roster

The shipbuilder is the first of three new characters to the franchise.

Samurai Shodown Coming This June, Receives Over 40 Minutes of Gameplay Footage At PAX East

Samurai Shodown Coming This June, Receives Over 40 Minutes of Gameplay Footage At PAX East

The reboot of the classic fighter franchise launches this June for PS4 and Xbox One, with the Switch and PC versions coming later in the year.

Samurai Shodown Releasing in Early Summer 2019, Teaser Trailer Looks Gorgeous

Samurai Shodown Releasing in Early Summer 2019, Teaser Trailer Looks Gorgeous

Trailer includes classic fighters like Haohmaru, Galford, and Earthquake.

Samurai Shodown Announced, Teaser Showcases New Graphics

Samurai Shodown Announced, Teaser Showcases New Graphics

SNK's classic weapon-based fighter returns and is developed on Unreal Engine.

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