Samurai Shodown to include CPU Ghost battles


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SNK Corp. this week previewed new CPU Ghost battles for Samurai Shodown.

A new trailer previews new options in the game, including The Dojo to practice and upload AI-learned fight style to the cloud and Ghost Match to fight against uploaded CPU Ghosts.

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.

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