1Seeking out the best samurai games? Here you go

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Living by a code and fighting with honour, it’s understandable why some people idolise samurai.

It’s not easy to be one though: you can’t just wake up and declare yourself one on any given day. What you can do, however, is become one in the world of video games. In fact, there are many games that allow you to become a samurai. And even better, it’s much safer than becoming one in real life. Katanas are sharp. Trust us, they really are. But what are the best samurai games you can play right now?

We aim to help you with that question. We’ve put together a short list of what we feel are the best samurai games you can play right now. Even better, pretty much every current format is covered. So, if you want to roam feudal lands, taking on enemies in intense sword combat, these are the games you should play.

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