Windows 8 Game App: Samurai vs Zombies Defense

Samurai vs Zombies Defense is a free game app for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices which allows you to fight the evil zombies as the samurai warrior. As you progress through the stages, you get the power to summon farmers etc. who will help you in attacking and destroying the wave of zombies that will come to fight you. The game is pure fun to play on all supported devices, and the best part is that it has controls optimized separately and specifically for both touch and non touch devices.

Samurai vs Zombies Defense is available for free from the Windows App Store.

Samurai vs Zombies Defense

Features of Samurai vs Zombies Defense for Windows 8:

When you install and launch Samurai vs Zombies Defense app on your device, you will be presented with the main menu of the game which looks like the below screenshot.

You can also sign in to the game via your Xbox Live id. Signing in has a lot of advantages, a major one being that your achievements get synced across all your devices. To start the game, simply click on the Start Game button at the center of the screen, and you will be taken to the gameplay screen which looks like the below screenshot.

Samurai vs Zombies gameplay

You can use the samurai’s special power of katana blade by clicking on the special power button at the bottom right. You can move the samurai towards the left or the right side of the screen using the A and D buttons, or by using the arrow keys. On touch devices, you can tilt your device to move the samurai. The special power can be activated by pressing the W key, or by using the swipe action on touch devices. Once a level is complete, you will be shown your statistics of performance in the game, and then you will be taken to the game shop where you will be able to purchase or upgrade equipment etc. using the coins that you collected during your gameplay time.

Samurai vs Zombies game shop

The shop looks like the above screenshot. When you have selected something that you really like, you can confirm the purchase by clicking on the green tick button at the bottom right of the screen. You can see your remaining coins, gems etc. at the top right of the game shop interface, and you can also add more coins or gems to the game by purchasing it with real money. To do that, simply click on the plus button at the top right, and you will be directed to the payment gateway.

This basically winds up the main features of the Samurai vs Zombies Defense game for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 devices. You can also check out the GunFinger and Zombabies games for Windows 8.


Samurai vs Zombies Defense is a nice little game that you can download and have on your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 device if you are looking for a game which allows you to play as a samurai warrior and kill zombies at the same time. It’s a unique combination of elements in the game, the zombie apocalypse and the samurai of the old ages, which is what makes the game even more interesting!

I rate it a 4 out of 5!

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