this game is the second installment after Samurai Wariors 1, It has 11 more playable charcters from the previous game, 12 new characters to use, ( Goemon ishikawa is non playable) each with unique weapon styles to master, from chrage attacks, normal attacks and special attacks-(unique special attacks for each character), features a long playing survival mode with countless missions, there to keep ur interest going, a party game version like monopoly called sugoroku, which is about buying all of Japan, new story modes and charcters relate to each other, how amazing, even okuni and ranmaru mori interact, despite not having a mode to play, this game gave me all i wanted!!!