Samurai Riot is a 2D cooperative Beat’em up / Arcade game with a twist! Playing as Sukane or Tsurumaru, two charismatic warriors torn between their duty and beliefs, follow your own way of honor through multiple scenarios and story endings!

Samurai Riot was born out of the will to bring back the greatness of Beat’em up arcade games style (such as Street of Rage, Double Dragon, etc.) and add cooperative features based on multi-scenario possibilities and multi-endings! Each player can fully control the destiny of his/her character, either playing coop or solo.


• 2D Arcade gameplay
A unique cooperative system with devastating combined attacks
• Multi-branching storyline with moral decision making
8 different endings
• Strong replay value: change your gameplay by choosing between various fighting schools
• Superb in game music and SFX

Play as charismatic heroes!

You’ve been hired to bring an end to the Civil War. Knowing that the outcome of the conflict depends on your own choices, what will be your way of honor? As part of the many forces to join the Civil War you incarnate Sukane, the enigmatic Ninja hired under obscure circumstances; or Tsurumaru, the honorable Samurai always eager to demonstrate his sword-fighting techniques and his loyalty to the Great Master.


AGE: 24 y.o.
CLAN: The Kunoichi Clan
PROFESSION: Secret Agent of the
highest class

OTHER: Always accompanied by her
loyal kitsune Azu


AGE: 33 y.o.
CLAN: The Clan of True Honor
PROFESSION: Great Master’s
Art of War Advisor

OTHER: Throw powerfull

Explore multiple narrative paths

8 different endings: the branching gameplay system leads you through completely different paths, heading to 8 unique endings.
Every choice matters: every choice you make leads to a unique narrative path, so choose your wiselly!
Deep moral choices: you are prompted totake quick, clear, but crucial decisions, greatly impacting your destiny.
Both players are equally involved: you will have to work together or impose your point by brute force.
Punch your way out of disagreement: make team-based choices or enter a PVP fight against your partner to win the lead!

Samurai Riot is an arcade cooperative beat’em up game. Thanks to the characters abilities and the variety of attacks they offer, you will always be able to vary the pattern of your gameplay and enforce your own game style.

A unique cooperative system!

Samurai Riot really focus its gameplay on cooperative features. For example, the most powerful attack of the game is the co-op special attack that can be launched after filling out a shared cooperation gauge. The game is also able to judge the quality of the cooperation between players regarding 3 points: duo attacks, mutual support and screen control (the characters are back-to-back with no enemies between them). In the end, both players will have to communicate a lot and synchronize their moves if they want to fill the cooperation gauge in order to unleash the co-op special attack!

The co-op system evaluate the quality of your cooperation and rewards great teamwork.
Coordinate your attacks with your partner and fill up the central co-op gauge to unleash one of the deadliest attack of Samurai Riot: the Co-op Special Move!

Fight with style!

Permissive gameplay: Thanks to the characters abilities and the variety of attacks they offer, you will always be able to vary the pattern of your gameplay and enforce your own game style.

Azu the fox: Transform Sukane’s fox, Azu, to grab enemies! He will take the form of a Kusarigama, a Japanese sickle with a chain. Once the enemy is under control, hit & smash at will!

SpeedRun friendly: Samurai Riot offers a lot of features thoughts to enhance speedrun experiences such as a time ranking system or a chrono stop on dialogues scenes. Knowing that narrative choices change the game and the levels, speed runners will also have to find the shortest pattern in order to perform the best time!

A strong replay value!

Multi-branching scenario: be ready to play many new games to get all the whole story of Samurai Riot!

Fighting schools: The more you play, the more you accumulate points to unlock new fighting schools for better replay value. Characters will get specific abilities and will be granted some exclusive color patterns.
For example, the Phoenix School give an extra life to the character at the beginning of every level, the Frog School enable a double jump, the Dandelion School improve the aerial attacks, etc.