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Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa's Revenge

aka: Samurai Spirits: Amakusa Kourin, Samurai Spirits: Amakusa Kourin Special

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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.


  • サムライスピリッツ 天草降臨 - Japanese spelling

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Credits (Neo Geo version)

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Planning (企画)
Characters (人物)
  • Yes I Do!
  • Masami.T
  • RYU!
  • Datefu-Macky
  • Takachan.O
  • Y. Koyasu
  • Y.Kaneko.N
  • Ito ?
  • Mine-chan
  • Grappler-J.K
  • Solt-Moon
  • Wonbat-Dera.
  • Charie.Tani
  • Haggy
Scenery (背景)
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Game added by Evil Ryu.

PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita added by Fred VT. Nintendo Switch added by mars_rulez. Arcade added by 666gonzo666. iPhone, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android, iPad added by Rik Hideto. Wii added by yenruoj_tsegnol_eht (!!ihsoy). Windows added by Virgil.

Additional contributors: Rik Hideto.

Last modified March 6th, 2023.