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Samurai Warriors (Xbox)

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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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Alternate Titles

  • "Sengoku Musou" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Game Over Online Jul 14, 2004 83 out of 100 83
GameZone Jul 16, 2004 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamesmania Nov 05, 2004 81 out of 100 81
TeamXbox Jul 14, 2004 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot Jul 12, 2004 7.3 out of 10 73 (UK) Apr 11, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Console Obsession Jun 03, 2010 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Jul 22, 2004 6.8 out of 10 68 Aug 30, 2004 13 out of 20 65
Xbox Nation (XBN) Aug, 2004 6 out of 10 60


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