Summary: Overall, it's not world class material, but it's decent, and I truly found Samurai Shodown Sen to be pretty fun. It's not like previous iterations as the gameplay is watered down for attempts to change it with brutality, which I thought actually worked to some extent.
Pros: Game can be really fun even alone, good variety of unique characters and stages.
Cons: Setlist is a bit limited and a generic throw for all, A.I. can be cheap on harder difficulties, visu
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