Jun 23
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Samurai Shodown’s next character is the Warden from Ubisoft’s For Honor, giving us one of the wildest fighting game crossovers in recent memory. Players will be able to see how chivalry stacks up against bushido when Warden drops tomorrow.

Mar 31
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Samurai Shodown protagonist Haohmaru is now playable in Soulcalibur VI. This is the 3D fighting game’s latest crossover after launching with The Witcher’s Geralt of Rivia and introducing Nier: Automata’s 2B in late 2018. I, for one, am thrilled to see another samurai in Soulcalibur.

Feb 25
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The SNK World Championship in Japan has been postponed indefinitely over coronavirus concerns. This event, which would have capped off months of Samurai Shodown and King of Fighters XIV competition, was originally scheduled for late March. The CDC recently placed Japan on ’Alert’ in response to the disease’s spread.

Sep 3 2019
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Following in the footsteps of other fighting game devs, SNK recently announced an official competition for both Samurai Shodown and King of Fighters XIV. The SNK World Championship is scheduled for March 2020, and the entire shebang will feature a prize pool of over 10 million yen, or around $95,000.

Aug 4 2019
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Samurai Shodown’s Haohmaru will be joining the cast of Soulcalibur VI as its third guest character next season. A release date wasn’t announced, but fans can look forward to the return of classic Soulcalibur character Cassandra tomorrow, August 5, in the meantime.

Aug 4 2019
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SNK revealed a timeline for the first season of paid Samurai Shodown content at Evo 2019. Rimururu is coming in August, Basara in October, Kazuki Kazama in November, and Wan-Fu in December. As an added bonus, Shizumaru Hisame will be available for free in September. A second season is also planned for 2020.

Aug 3 2019
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Seon-woo “Infiltration” Lee is Evo 2019’s Samurai Shodown champion. Typically a Street Fighter player, Infiltation is currently on hiatus from official competition after an investigation into domestic violence allegations against him.

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