Samurai Shodown V
- RATING: T - Teen
- DEVELOPER(S): Yuki Enterprise
- PUBLISHER: SNK Playmore USA Corp.
- RELEASE DATE: Jan 18, 2006
Seven years after the fourth game in the series, Samurai Shodown returns. In the game’s time frame, this is the earliest game, hence the Japanese title Samurai Spirits Zero. It takes place in 1786 from January through the later summer. The game is therefore considered a prequel to the series.