Rising Star Games, a leading video games publisher announced that the legendary fighting game series named Samurai Shodown Sen will be released on the Microsoft Xbox 360 on 16th of April.
Samurai Shodown Sen is a weapons-based 3D fighting-game that was originally released as Samurai Spirits Sen in Japanese arcades. Samurai Shodown Sen is developed by SNK Playmore, and it takes place in Japan during the twilight of the turbulent Edo period. The game is expected to be the most brutal and visceral installment in the series.
Managing Director of Rising Star Games, Martin Defries, stated that they are delighted to announce the release date for Samurai Shodown Sen, and that as an exclusive Xbox 360 title, gamers will be clamoring to get their hands on the game. He also said that not only does the Samurai Shodown series have incredible heritage, but the fact it is still evolving sixteen years down the line after ten solid installments proves that gamers’ appetites are as strong as ever for this classic fighting franchise.
Samurai Shodown Sen follows a young rescued off Japan's coast European girl adopted by the Amori Clan named Suzu, and raised as Princess Suzu who a decade later saves a self-proclaimed master of martial arts named Takechiyo after his ship sinks and he ends up washed on the beach. Princess Suzu mysteriously disappears after this event, after which Takechiyo pledges to find his missing rescuers.
Samurai Shodown Sen features over twenty fighters to choose from including new and old. Players can become anyone of the old favorites from the series including Haohmaru, Galford, Hanzo Hattori, Nakoruru and Ukyo Tachibana. Players can battle against friends via the Xbox LIVE to see who can reach the top of the worldwide online ranking system.
Making its debut on the NeoGeo over sixteen years ago, the Samurai Shodown series are notching up over ten installments across a variety of formats, reinforcing the longevity and durability of the franchise.
Samurai Shodown Sen will be released on the Xbox 360 on 16th of April, 2010.