Assume the role of legendary Japanese Samurai during a time of civil unrest, launching into chaotic battles against huge swarms of enemies. Skilled in the arts of combat, the Samurai must protect their lord's interest, and doing so requires careful planning and strategy. With tales of revenge, political intrigue and romance, Samurai Warriors 3 asks you to play your part in the unification of Japan and to defend your honor in the process.
Choose from over 30 legendary Samurai as players fight through hundreds of enemies both by foot and by horseback. Power-up dozens of weapons and armor as you fight to defend your honor and that of your allies. In the "Murasame Castle sub-mode, help a lost Samurai fight his way out of a haunted castle, and experience the untold tales between the mysterious Samurai through actual historical events in Historical Mode.