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Score Breakdown Based on 739 ratings
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  3. 8 (197)
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  6. 5 (9)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (4)
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  • Review Score:8

    If you're an idiot like zzzxx, then you will complain about not being able to get one hit kills on the computer opponents, not being able to beat the 'Slash mode' and whining about the game's six characters. Fact of t... Read Full Review

    2 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Wanna be a ninja?

    This (and the sequel) is perhaps the best sword-slinging action game around. An older game with severely outdated graphics, this game manages to keep what makes it so awesome: it's simple, but innovative combat system. ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Classic

    I've been playing Bushido Blade off and on since like the seventh grade and it still keeps me entertained. It's one of those few games out there that have such a great replay value you can literally play it all night and... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    This has to be the best sword fighting game EVER!!

    The best ever multi-player sword fighting game EVER!, not even topped by the next in the series the failure "Kengo - master of bushido". The sword to a vital location causing instant death was an inconcievably awesome ad... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    A new and interesting way of fighting

    Bushido Blade is far by one of the most fascinating fighting games I have ever played. The ability to use a variety of swords to combat against CPU opponents and your friends is very broad and fun. You can also choose fr... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.4

    A game ahead of its platform and with far greater potential than it's descendants...

    This game deserved to be revived on the PS2. For a fighting game it had many points to praise: the cumulative body-part injuries and the risk of one-hit-death instead of the usual damage meter, a range of different but r... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    Violence at its finest!

    Holy Cow! I never saw such an awesome sword fighting game like this one before. Hence the fact that was rated T for Teen, I played it when I was 8 and it was my favorite at the time. It is pretty unusual to see a fightin... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Makes you feel like an honorable ninja.

    Makes you feel like an honorable ninja. This game is very different from its genre of Hack'nSlash for to unlock the other characters you must follow Bushido Code and keep your honor and not strike an opponent at weakness... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    Intriguing and singular, Bushido Blade dares challenge the fighting game genre status quo.

    For as long as the fighting game genre been around, it had always been dependent on a tried and true life bar mechanic. It is a simple enough method to gauge your health status and that of your opponent, but barely real... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    A revolutionary game back in the day but now it feels...really old.

    The Good: The one hit kill theme is like no other fighter, good amount of modes, two player is awesome, awesome first person mode The Bad: Blocky characters, lame story mode, enemy AI is too predictable I remember ... Read Full Review

    0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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