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App description: -------------------------------------------------
Important Announcement
2014/12/5 (JST)

[Important] Services Ending for Samurai Bloodshow

Greetings to the loyal fans of Samurai Bloodshow.

We regret to announce that the services of Samurai Bloodshow and
will be ending its services on 2014/12/12 (JST).
We have continued to ensure that players can fully enjoy game ever since
its launch in 2011/6/2 (JST). However, current circumstances has left
us with no choice but to conclude our services.

We again regret to make such an announcement, but the Operations and
Development Teams sincerely thanks everyone in supporting
Samurai Bloodshow for over three years of unforgettable excitement.


148 Apps Editor's Choice

"Refreshingly new and super-addictive" -- 148 Apps

"[Samurai Bloodshow] has a fantastic visual style to go along with its deep strategic gameplay" -- Touch Arcade

"Samurai Bloodshow is a Must Have if you enjoy strategy and defense games. It's all fun and games 'til the Minamoto clan snicks off your head." -- Slide To Play [4/4]

"Its definitely got meat on its bones when it comes to actual strategy and the sheer amount of content thats packed in" -- Destructoid

"If you enjoy castle defense, or games with storylines based on Japanese legends, you should find it a blast." AppAdvice

"A stroke of diabolical genius- two addictive genres for the price of one" -- Pixelated Geek

Relive the battles of the Heian Period depicted on stunning Japanese Picture Scrolls.

Battle through 100 levels in the campaign mode, then battle through 100 more in the hellishly hard Harakiri mode!

Flex your military might and face-off against a friend via Bluetooth, or challenge a mysterious foe over WiFi via Game Center. See who really deserves to rule Japan.

Build your army from over 60 different trading cards, including katana-wielding warriors, sorcerers, falconers, and even unclad samurais!

When supremacy cannot wait, head over to the Samurai card shop and cherry pick the very best warriors for your collection! Clever Generals will note that you can trade cards with friends and win cards in every battle.

Compatible with iOS 4.0 or later
Retina Display supported
Universal Binary application
iPad version supports enhanced graphics and layout
This paid version of Samurai Bloodshow, and the free version that has been upgraded through in-app purchase, are the same game

** Purchased content and play data cannot be imported/exported between the trial and full versions Samurai Bloodshow

** Please be aware that cards purchased in-game cannot be recovered if the app is deleted

** A 3G or Wi-Fi connection is required when making in-game item purchases

** The contents of this version and unlocked contents of the plus (+) version of SAMURAI BLOODSHOW are the same. However, additional purchases are needed to unlock content of the plus (+) version. Please select just one version.

** Precautions during Online VS. Mode**
When playing VS Mode, pressing the Home Button or changing locations may cause you to lose connection. It is recommended to play in an environment with a strong connection.

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06-08-2011, 08:19 AM
Joined: May 2009
Location: Daydream
Posts: 3,363
This game is really fun, highly recommended for those with a Jap account. It's like PvZ, except that you do it with cards.

06-08-2011, 09:38 PM
Joined: Feb 2010
Location: The Kᴉll Switch
Posts: 7,174
I like what I've played so far. Thanks for the tip!

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09-01-2011, 06:47 AM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 2,561
This is out in the US now:

Full: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/samurai-bloodshow-les-vagues/id434555831?mt=8

Edit: Lite no longer available

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09-01-2011, 01:02 PM
just bought it but dont have time to get into it yet.. but surprised more people aren't all over it yet. Great write up on front page. Great graphics.. only negative for me is Sega doesn't have the best track record for iOS games so far. Though that's changed more recently.
09-01-2011, 01:07 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,711
I downloaded the lite and I definitely like it. I'm going to go ahead and buy the full game. It's pretty standard in gameplay, but it looks like multiplayer is going to add a new dimension. Also, the art design and music are worth the price alone.

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09-01-2011, 01:23 PM
Joined: Jul 2008
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The lite version is no longer on the appstore and the full version has a poorly edited disclaimer:

*Additional purchases are needed to unlock the free version of this app, SAMURAI BLOODSHOW. When purchasing,
09-01-2011, 01:27 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Location: Indiana, USA
Posts: 5,711
Originally Posted by TheDukester View Post
I can't get past the horrible Engrish in the app description; it would be clearer to me if it was written in Greek.

So ... this a card game, right? Not some sort of RTS hybrid? Not some sort of tower thingie?
Cards are incorporated, but it's most definitely a TD (plants vs. zombie style) first and foremost. The cards are utilized as different units you can use. If you've ever played Elemental Monster TD, you may recognize a similar feel with the card/unit connection. I'm confused about the removal of the lite version though...

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09-01-2011, 06:11 PM
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* Please be aware that cards purchased in-game cannot be recovered if the app is deleted.
I'm sold.
09-01-2011, 06:33 PM
The number one requested feature when any mp ccg is discussed is asynchronous mp, so youd think a reviewer would at least mention the mp options in a review. I read reviews to see If a game is worth buying, so if you review a game and say the mp is where it's at, then spend more then a sentence discussing why that is true please. Anyone know how the mp works in this game? The review says it's got Bluetooth and game center mp, but it doesn't say wether it's real time or not, additionally the app description only says Bluetooth is required for vs. play.