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Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge

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Description

Bringing a new breath to SNK's swordsman fighting series, this 4th installment marks the return of 3 classic characters (Yagyu Jubei, Charlotte and Tam Tam, now with updated stuff), introduces 2 newcomers for the pantheon (the brothers Sogetsu Kazama and Kazuki Kazama) and brings some new backgrounds.

In spite of these little improvements, the game preserved (and improved a lot) many elements that did the previous one (Samurai Shodown III: Blades of Blood) a quite popular title, like the dodge move and the chance to choose between two versions of the fighter: the standard one and an alternative dark-styled one (SLASH and BUST, respectively).

With the intention to provide more action in the battles, the "No Contest" Moves were introduced: working in similar way (and under certain conditions) to the many games of Mortal Kombat Series, your fighter will execute an ultimate-slaughter move in a stunned opponent.

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Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge Arcade Rose from Street Fighter does similar thing.
Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge Arcade En Garde!
Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge Arcade Title screen
Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge Neo Geo Galford: victim of Kyoshiro's bloody-spin super move Aragotoshi Kyoshiro "KetsuNiku no Honoh"...

Alternate Titles

  • "Samurai Spirits: Amakusa Kourin Special" -- PlayStation title
  • "Samurai Spirits: Amakusa Kourin" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Pixel-Heroes.de Neo Geo Dec, 2003 10 out of 10 100
All Game Guide Neo Geo 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
neXGam SEGA Saturn 2006 8.8 out of 10 88
Nintendo Life Wii Mar 12, 2012 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Neo Geo Jan, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun SEGA Saturn Dec, 1997 80 out of 100 80
Defunct Games Wii Mar 16, 2012 B- 67

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