Samurai Riot Re-Releasing on PC and Nintendo Switch June 1

Enhanced version.
Enhanced version. Wako Factory

The Samurai Riot Definitive Edition is arriving on Nintendo Switch and PC June 1. It’s going to offer new features and improvements to make sure that this 2D beat’em up is something that shouldn’t be missed.

The game was first released back in 2017, and is best described as easy to play but difficult to master. This latest version offers a lot of new things like new dialogs and new animation at 60 FPS.

In the game, players take on the role of fighters who have been hired to bring back peace and tranquility to a warring land. Samurai Riot offers a wide range of choices and features like solo and cooperative play. Players can also enjoy the immersive story, which has a multi-branching storyline and complete with eight different endings. Players can also go head-to-head with their partners.

Features of the Samurai Riot Definitive Edition include:

  • New Additions and Improvements
    • Improved stability and optimization making this version 10x lighter than the original.
    • Improvements to combos make linking those attacks an easier feat.
    • Improved backgrounds and ambiance to enhance the experience.
  • A Unique Cooperative System
    • The co-op system evaluates and rewards players based on how well they work together.
    • Players can coordinate attacks with their partner and fill up the central gauge to unleash powerful attacks.
  • Eight Different Endings
    • The game offers various difficult moral choices.
    • Any decision made has an impact on the story.
  • Strong Replay Value
    • The intricate branching storyline opens up the world to multiple playthroughs.
    • Players can unlock the whole story through different paths.
  • Fighting schools offer the chance to train.
    • The more the game is played, the more schools unlocked.
    • More schools result in new gameplay options and deeper specialization.
  • Fight With Style
    • Play as two strong, highly skilled heroes that offer unique gameplay and deadly attacks. Experience the intuitive controls with any controller or joystick.
  • Speed-Run Friendly
    • Find all the tools needed for a perfect speed run, including time ranking and score ranking.

In a statement, Wako Factory art director and co-founder Charlotte Buchet revealed that they wanted to release the Definitive Edition on Switch since the platform embodies the “couch game” aspect they imagined.

What do you think? Willing to give this version a shot?

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