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Samurai Shodown V
5.4* out of 10

Samurai Shodown V

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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

The Laser
30 October 2006
  • Summary: In addition to the standard versus and practice modes, the game offers a twist in the form of Xbox Live support. This allows you to compete in a variety of different modes including one-on-one against a single opponent, or against a series of foes in a grand tournament online.
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Overall 5
5.0

The sho must go on.

Game Revolution
30 January 2006
  • Conclusion: Rumors about a U.S. release of Samurai Shodown V Special , a more complete version of this game with more fully-realized fighters, have been making rounds at some forums. That might be worth waiting for, because this version certainly isn't.
  • Pros: Online and mostly lag free, 26 characters, Minor gameplay tweaks
  • Cons: Half of which are bland, Low production value, Barebones gameplay options
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Samurai Shodown V

Game Revolution
30 January 2006
  • Excerpt: The sho must go on. In a culture where emo is manly and enjoying booth babes makes you a wanker, macho geeks can find solace in 2D fighters. It's a great way to get out your aggressive instincts, and if you've mastered the quarter-circle fireball, you can pretty much pwn in any of them.
  • Pros: Online and mostly lag free, 26 characters, Half of which are bland, Low production value, Barebones gameplay options
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 7
7.0
Lifespan 8
7.5

Samurai Shodown V Review

IGN Entertainment
18 January 2006
  • Conclusion: If I was limited to one word that described Samurai Shodown V , it would have to be unique. From the character designs, to amazingly thematic music, and unique twist on combat, this is a 2D fighting series that may not have gotten the crappy Hollywood movie like some other games in this genre, but...
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MERISTATION
3 October 2006
  • Summary: Samurai Shodown V es una interesante nueva entrega de la saga tras su poca repercusión en los últimos años. Esto implica muchas cosas, tanto malas como buenas, y es que si bien técnicamente deja bastante que desear, tanto en el apartado visual como en los numerosos e interminables tiempos de carga,...
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