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At the end of First Samurai, the Demon King was able to flee back in time to ancient Japan, so our hero follows him back in time, and has 10 levels awaiting him. Unlike the original, each world is split into sub-levels, with a boss at the end of each one, emphasising the arcade side of the gameplay, which still combines hacking and slashing with puzzle-solving.

As in the first game, you start without weaponry but can pick up swords and daggers as you progress through the levels. There are lots of hidden sections as you progress, which open up more of the end sequence to you, as well as several subgames including a shoot 'em up mode.

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Second Samurai Genesis Options
Second Samurai Genesis The first boss fight
Second Samurai Genesis The second boss is another dragon.
Second Samurai Genesis Starting position

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Second Samurai" -- Mega Drive in-game title

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Format Amiga Dec, 1993 91 out of 100 91
Amiga Dream Amiga Jan, 1994 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Dec, 1993 89 out of 100 89
Amiga Down Under Amiga May, 1994 85 out of 100 85
CU Amiga Amiga Dec, 1993 83 out of 100 83
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Jan, 1995 9 out of 12 75
Score Amiga Jun, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Amiga Joker Amiga Mar, 1994 71 out of 100 71
Mega Fun Genesis Dec, 1994 40 out of 100 40
Gamers (Germany) Genesis Dec, 1994 11 out of 16 33

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Contributed to by Sciere (400861) and Martin Smith (62870)