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Samurai Aces III: Sengoku Cannon for Nintendo Switch™

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Fire the exciting cannon shot!
The Japanese-style shooter with quirky aesthetics is back for a third go!

Samurai Aces III: Sengoku Cannon is
a horizontal-scrolling shooter game that
first appeared in arcades in 2005.

One unique feature of this game is
how the score multiplier goes up when you take down
an enemy using the powerful cannon shot.
Beat your own high score!

The dramatic story attached to each character
will entertain and delight!

Put a stop the twisted plans of the
shadowy Kishinshu and their puppet army!

Pick your preferred max lives, max continues, key controls,
and more to make the game just right for you.

Pick a custom difficulty and stage in PRACTICE mode to train for actual combat.
This mode will benefit beginners and experts alike!

Princess Protector "Masamitsu"
Rampaging Maiden "Koyori"
One-Eyed Samurai "Ayin"
Wandering Girl "Mizuka"
Turbo Monk "Tengai"
Blonde Ninja Girl "Junis"

"P" items power up your unit.
"B" items give you bombs that deal area damage to clear out enemies or help with emergency escapes.
Each unit is capable of a normal shot, charge shot, and the powerful cannon shot!

Two additional screen filters for your enjoyment.
Lives can be set between 1 to 9, whereas continues can be set between 0 to infinity.
Freely configure your preferred keys for shots, auto-shots, or bombs.

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Product information

Supported play modes




Release date

July 27, 2022

No. of players

ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

180 MB

Supported languages

English, Japanese

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This game supports:Save Data Cloud

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