SNK Corp. this week released the Genjuro Trailer for Samurai Shodown.
The trailer previews Genjuro, the trademark assassin introduced in Samurai Shodown II.
Samurai Shodown will utilize Unreal Engine 4 to build 3D characters on a 2D plane. Returning characters include Haohmaru, Nakoruru, Galford, Jubei Yagyu, Charlotte, Genjuro, Hanzo, Kyoshiro, Shiki, Tam Tam, Ukyo, Yoshitora, and Earthquake. Three characters are to be announced.
Trademark fight systems like the Rage Gauge, Rage Explosion and Sword Clash return, in addition to a new Super Special Move.
The final game will include Dojo Mode in which users fight an AI clone that learns player patterns from prior duels.
The title will be released to Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One June 25, and Nintendo Co., Ltd.’s Nintendo Switch in Q4. The PC SKU will be sold at a to be determined release date.