This is a combating game released in back in the year 1995 as a follow-up to the previous year's SAMURAI SHOWDOWN 2. Though this is the 3rd episode in the series, the narrative takes place betwixt the 1st and 2nd installments. Players can take from 12 samurai questing to get the better of Zankuro Minazuki. Along with insignificant upgrades from the last variant - such as the power to press buttons to fill your rage meter and the power to defend in midair - you can also choose from cut and bust personality types for each character. Each type has its own set of extraordinary moves you can take favor of, efficaciously doubling the total of fictional characters you can play as.