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Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidōretsuden (unofficially known in the Western world as Samurai Shodown RPG) is a Japanese-style role-playing game based on the Samurai Shodown universe. The player has to explore the world, find items, participate in battles, and acquire accessories that will contribute to his success.

The player can start the adventure as any of the six personages that are available (Haohmaru, Nakoruru, Genjuro Kibagami, Galford D. Weller, Ukyo Tachibana and Cham Cham). The main line of the argument does not diverge much depending on the player's choice; the differences will be more noticeable in the dialogues or the appearance of some character-focused scenes thorough the game.

The fighting mode is fairly different from those found in most other Japanese-style RPGs: the moves are executed by pressing the same button combinations as in the arcade fighting games.


Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidōretsuden PlayStation Fighting in the forest
Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidōretsuden PlayStation Galford trains at the beginning of his story with Earthquake
Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidōretsuden PlayStation From the intro
Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidōretsuden PlayStation This familar guy allows saving

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Alternate Titles

  • "真説サムライスピリッツ 武士道烈伝" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Samurai Shodown RPG" -- Informal title

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Kohler 86 (7965) added Shinsetsu Samurai Spirits: Bushidōretsuden (PlayStation) on Mar 01, 2009
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