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Alternative Names

Samurai Dou 3: Way of the Samurai






Other Versions

PC, X360

Release Dates

10/13/09 Agetec
11/13/08 Spike
02/26/10 Gamebridge

Community Stats

Owners: 30
Favorite: 1
Tracked: 2
Wishlist: 7
Now Playing: 0

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Take the role of a samurai and choose your own path, blazing a trail of honor, loyalty and respect or one of villainy, corruption and greed. The canonical series, best known for its high level of freedom and play style is back, with improved features, graphics and new game play mechanics sure to please fans of this enduring series.

WAY OF THE SAMURAI 3 Key Features:

  • The Butterfly Effect – With over 15 different endings, every action you take will cause a change of events to occur, allowing for multiple outcomes and replay-ability. Every action has a reaction and the following consequences open up new paths to explore.

  • Weapon Customization and Abilities – Craft your own unique weapons from over 200 different parts and materials, creating the ultimate weapon that suits your taste and fighting style. Create lethal blades, spears, pole axes and more while discovering new abilities and skills with increased use. Become a master of one or of many!

  • Reward System and Samurai Rating – Performing different feats will reward a player with Samurai Points and a Title, which in turn will unlock new features and characters within the game. Fight honorably in the way of the samurai, live your life as a bandit or strive to uphold the government. These choices will net different points and values, encouraging multiple play throughs to unlock all features and content.
  • The Pen Can Be Mightier Than The Sword – Fight your opposition with force or take the diplomatic route, using subtle gestures like the unsheathing of your sword. With extensive dialogue tree, weapons combo systems and more, this hybrid title delivers on multiple fronts.


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Legacy Sales History

Total Sales

Opinion (22)

1 80,966 n/a n/a 80,966
2 19,827 n/a n/a 19,827
3 11,001 n/a n/a 11,001
4 6,924 n/a n/a 6,924
5 5,178 n/a n/a 5,178
6 5,656 n/a n/a 5,656
7 7,544 n/a n/a 7,544
8 10,534 n/a n/a 10,534
9 4,693 n/a n/a 4,693
10 3,359 n/a n/a 3,359
Serious_frusting posted 19/01/2012, 01:22
this game was a success according to sources. That means not all HD games need to sell millions to make a profit, though many people seem to think that
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sbvgc2049 posted 14/05/2011, 07:33
0.5m comfirmed.
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scottsdone posted 16/05/2010, 06:06
570k ps3 and 360 combined. Amazing. Thanks for supporting this game guys =D
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scottsdone posted 27/12/2009, 08:07
These sales are fantastic for such a niche title. It really deserves it. Such a good game. I couldn't really wait so I bought it earlier than I planned x_x. Can't stop playing.
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Egghead posted 29/11/2009, 11:39
Great legs in Japan.

LOL and the Wii being the home console champ there, my backside!
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NSS7 posted 13/11/2009, 05:50
My prediction for Japan is true. It really did 200k. Now i predict 150k for NA.
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