Parents' Guide to

Samurai: Way of the Warrior

By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Stunning graphics seeped in buckets of blood and gore.

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What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 4+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 2+


Good for 3+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

SAMURAI: WAY OF THE WARRIOR is without doubt, a great game. Especially on the iPad (Samurai: Way of the Warrior HD), where the high-definition graphics are amazing, the controls are smooth and natural-feeling, and the comic book story sequences are in themselves pretty awesome. But the blood! It would be hard to find a game with more spashes of red. The intensity of the violence and gore -- torsos cleaved in half, darkening pools of blood that remain on the ground long after the death of the villain who bled them -- actually feels like it diminishes a bit of the game's quality. There's such beautiful imagery in this game that bathing it all in blood feels like a disservice to the artist. Still, if you can get past the extreme violence and bloodshed, Samurai is, as stated above, a great game.

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