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Samurai Warriors: Katana (Wii)

Samurai Warriors: Katana (Wii)
alaScore 80

33 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 reviews of Samurai Warriors: Katana (Wii). The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo Wii Games for all reviews. People are impressed by the gameplay. There are some mixed views about the multi player mode, and there are some critical opinions about the story.



We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Samurai Warriors: Katana (Wii) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Scott Neuenschwander (

Samurai Warriors: Katana Review


Samurai Fight Fever Falls Short.

You can applaud KOEI for trying something different with Samurai Warriors: Katana or perhaps not if you are a big fan of the previous Dynasty Warriors game style. Even though Katana shares the same "slaughter everyone" overall goal, the on rails...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by : Graham Russell (

Samurai Warriors: Katana


The moment the Wii's control scheme was initially announced, gamers worldwide were abuzz with ideas for games, and the concept of a swordfighting game was usually at the top of the list. Ubisoft's Red Steel was the first attempt at this, but many found...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Greg_Damiano (

Samurai Warriors: Katana review for the WII


A slice of reality.

Short and sweet works great; Variety of weapons and actions; Heated multiplayer competitions

No co-op story; No head-to-head dueling; Slippery motion controls

As you might have noticed, I must have woken from my concussion or escaped the Twilight Zone, because I'm able to complain about Samurai Warriors again. And you were worried about me… weren't you? Honestly though, for all these complaints, Katana is a...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Phil Theobald (

Samurai Warriors: Katana (Wii)


Over the years, Koei has gotten a lot of criticism for its Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors series. Both series play identically, and both stubbornly stick to the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" theory of game design. Given how popular the games...

This review was based on a retail copy of the game provided by the publisher.

Feb, 2008

Expert review by : Joel (

Samurai Warriors: Katana


There is no doubt that Koei has managed to garner considerable following with its Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors franchises, but they're

Samurai Warriors Katana is not a bad title by any means. In fact in a lot of ways it takes the light gun game formula and transforms it into a unique sword slasher for the Wii. However there are still a handful of issues,and the problem of...

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : Gabe Graziani (

Samurai Warriors Katana


One of the best executions of sword-based combat on the Wii, but still a bit rough around the edges.

Best implementation of sword combat on the Wii yet; free-movement levels

Only the best of a poor lot; uninspired on-rails levels

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : Richard Stanton (

Samurai Warriors: Katana


Use your remote to get a slice of the action

Imaginative bosses ; Decent Wii controls ; On-rails gameplay

Repetitive gameplay ; Wrists turning to jelly ; Weak graphics

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : Bozon (

Samurai Warriors Katana (2008) on Wii


Samurai Warriors: Katana has a ton of potential on Wii, and we think of this first entry as a decent proof of concept for what we hope becomes a deeper, more polished experience in the future. We'll admit that we were skeptical with this one, as...

Koei's first Wii effort has potential, but leaves something to be desired.

Jan, 2008

Expert review by : Chris Wigham (

Samurai Warriors: KATANA Wii Review


Swinging a sword on the Wii is something which could be rather tiring given the consoles use of arm flailing motion sensing. Luckily, Samurai Warriors: KATANA involves button presses besides the usual silly remote waving, so at least all our favoured...

Samurai Warriors: KATANA is fun for a little while, although rarely does it have the depth and sense of freedom of the usual Warriors games. Any changes to the Warriors formula will be applauded by some, but fans of Koei's hack and slash series may not...

May, 2010

Expert review by : Joe Bennett (

Samurai Warriors: KATANA


Samurai Warriors (much like Dynasty Warriors, also by KOEI) has always split opinion like a very sharp, er, Katana. There are quite a number of devout fans of the series but there are many more that can't understand how the repetitive gameplay could be...

Jun, 2009