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Samurai Warriors is Koei's extension of the popular Dynasty Warriors series. Instead of taking place during the Three Kingdoms era in China, Samurai Warriors takes you back to feudal Japan, during the warring states era. In the game, you take control of actual historical figures such as Yukimura Sanada, Nobunaga Oda, and Hattori Hanzo. Altogether, there are fifteen characters, ten of whom need to be unlocked.

Basically, gameplay is almost identical to that of Dynasty Warriors. The main differences are things like the inclusion of indoor castle levels, and a greater variety of enemies. In Dynasty Warriors, enemies were basically either soldiers or archers. In Samurai Warriors, there are soldiers, archers, musketeers, and many different types of ninjas. In terms of story, there are basically only five levels, but depending on your actions in a certain level specific to each character, the story will branch of into two different stories, leading to a good ending or a not as good ending. Updated graphics and a more "techno-ish" soundtrack top off the additions.

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Samurai Warriors PlayStation 2 Items
Samurai Warriors PlayStation 2 It can get a bit confusing sometimes
Samurai Warriors PlayStation 2 Game modes
Samurai Warriors PlayStation 2 Stage map

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Samurai Warriors Screenshot
Samurai Warriors Screenshot
Samurai Warriors Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Sengoku Musou" -- Japanese title

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IGN PlayStation 2 Apr 28, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 May 20, 2004 84 out of 100 84
GameCola.net PlayStation 2 Jan, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
TeamXbox Xbox Jul 14, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
4Players.de Xbox Oct 02, 2004 77 out of 100 77
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 May, 2004 7.5 out of 10 75
Kombo.com Xbox Jul 30, 2004 7.4 out of 10 74
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Apr 11, 2004 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy PlayStation 2 May 08, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Xbox Nation (XBN) Xbox Aug, 2004 6 out of 10 60

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