Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin [Model NGM-222]

The SNK Neo-Geo MVS Cart. by SNK Corp.

Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin [Model NGM-222] screenshot

Emulated in MAME !


[ARCADE] SNK Neo-Geo MVS Cart.

Samurai Shodown IV - Amakusa's Revenge © 1996 SNK.

The 4th installment of Japanese swordplay featuring 17 selectable characters and 1 end boss.


Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID : NGM-0222

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 4
=> [A] Light attack with weapon, [B] Medium attack with weapon, [C] Strong attack with weapon, [D] Kick


Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin (translates from Japanese as 'Samurai Spirits - Amakusa's Descent') was released in October 1996 in Japan.

This game is known outside Japan as 'Samurai Shodown IV - Amakusa's Revenge'.


• Beat the entire game in the time limit to see a picture of Wan-Fu or Sieger after the end credits. Who appears is entirely at random though.

• In order to see a special win pose with the puppies, win with a double
perfect using Slash Galford. Galford will say, 'Arigato!' as the puppies
scamper across the screen.

• I'm Not Afraid Of You! : think you are really good? Tap START 3 times quickly to make your character drop his/her sword. Now show your opponents that the most fearsome weapons are the ones you were born with! Note : a few characters are really hampered by the loss of weapon (e.g. Haohmaru, Kazuki, Sogetsu) and a few are not really affected (Nakoruru, Rimururu, Hanzo).

• Sepukku (Suicide) : press Back, then move your joystick a quarter circle from forwards to down and press START to make your character kill himself/herself and lose the current round (Useless trick? Not quite since you will start the next round with a full rage gauge!).

• Silly Name Trick : now this is weird! At the naming screen input 'AAA' as your name to make your character faint!


* Consoles :
SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (Nov. 29, 1996; "Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin [Model NGH-222]")
SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (Dec. 27, 1996; "Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin [Model NGCD-222]")
Sega Saturn [JP] (Oct. 02, 1997; "Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin [Model T-3116G]")
Sega Saturn [JP] (Oct. 02, 1997; "Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin [Model T-3118G]")
Sony PlayStation [JP] (Dec. 25, 1997; "Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin Special [Model SLPS-01171]")
Sega Saturn [JP] (Aug. 06, 1998; "Samurai Spirits Best Collection [Model T-3123G]")
SNK Neo-Geo Pocket [JP] (Dec. 25, 1998; "Samurai Spirits! [Model NEOP00080]")
SNK Neo-Geo Pocket [JP] (Dec. 25, 1998; "Samurai Spirits! [Special Box] [Model NEOP90010]")
Sony PlayStation [JP] (Apr. 24, 2003; "Samurai Spirits - Amakusa Kourin Special [PSone Books] [Model SLPS-91513]")
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (jul.24, 2008 "Samurai Spirits - Rokuban Shobu [NeoGeo Online Collection Vol.12] [Model SLPS-25839]")
Nintendo Wii [JP] (jul.24, 2008; "Samurai Spirits - Rokuban Shobu [Model RVL-RSSJ-JPN]")
Sony PlayStation 2 [JP] (june.18, 2009; "Samurai Spirits - Rokuban Shobu [NeoGeo Online Collection The Best] [Model SLPS-25934]")

Game's ROM.
Machine's picture.

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