SumiKen : Ink Blade Samurai is an endless runner hack and slash samurai game drawn in unique Japanese ink painting style. This game features fast paced samurai slashing action set in the beautiful landscape of Japan, with characters ranging from samurai to ninja.

Activate character's Ink mode, a special skill that makes you stronger in battle by striking down enemies and cutting bamboos. Journeying through 150 missions, players will begin perfecting their swordsmanship, survive through various hazards and meet new characters.

The game mechanic is an easy to learn, but difficult to master swipe system which require precise timing and swipe direction in order to land the perfect strike.

Play as one of the seven characters, including the samurai, ninja and more, each with their own unique Ink mode abilities, in order to defeat the endless enemies in battle.

-Endless fast paced samurai slashing action
-Easy to learn, hard to master swipe system
-Land perfect strikes with precise timing and slash direction
-7 playable characters with unique abilities
-Minimalist Japanese ink brush painting style
-150 challenging missions

What’s New

Version 1.41

-Updated tutorial
-Updated recruit screen
-Fix recruit bug

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Servo922 ,

Highly Stylized, Highly Enjoyable

This straightforward, endless distance game has a great look and feel! The stylized graphics are simplistic but beautiful in their black and tan Japanese look. Additionally the game has high replay value and is quite addictive in just the right way. Excellent game!

Carter "The Hawk" Hawkins ,

Beautifully done.

A great endless runner with a really striking visual style, a great flow to its gameplay mechanics and an absolutely killer soundtrack. Highly recommended to anyone who likes their endless runners to include some timing-based action.

Nuka Kola ,

Kind of addicting

Somebody put a lot of love into this game. I like everything from the interface to minimalism to simple timing based gameplay. The graphics are outdated however, and it does get a bit repetitive, yet keeps you coming back.


Sia Ding Shen
71.1 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


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