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Samurai Shodown’s Cinematic Intro Pays An Homage to The First Game



SNK released a new cinematic intro cutscene for Samurai Shodown featuring the main protagonist of the series Haohmaru. Old school fans might also recognize some similarities from the first game.



You can check out the intro from the first Samurai Shodown game which released in Japan for arcades in July 1993:


You can check out the following for previous Samurai Shodown character introduction trailers: Nakoruru, Darli Dagger, Ukyo Tachibana, Shiki, Charlotte, Haohmaru, Genjuro, Tam Tam, Rimururu, Galford (with Poppy), Jubei Yagyu, Hanzo Hattori, Earthquake, Kyoshiro Senryo, and Wu Ruixiang.


Samurai Shodown releases for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Japan on June 27, 2019 and in Q4 2019 for Switch and PC. The game releases in North America and Europe on June 25, 2019 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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