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Afro Samurai

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
66
4.1
Xbox 360
67
3.5

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    The quest for Number One comes to Xbox 360®. Afro Samurai® is an action-adventure game featuring never-before-seen combat mechanics, stunning visuals, and an amazing cast of characters creating a brutally fresh entertainment experience. Afro Samurai utilizes a dynamic cross-hatching art style and cutscene paneling that makes the game look like a comic come to life, while its innovative combat system gives players the ability to dynamically cut enemies at any point on the body. The stylish world created by Takashi Okazaki blends contemporary street and Japanese culture, and is animated by revered animation studio Gonzo. Follow the epic tale of Afro Samurai as he seeks vengeance against Justice, who murdered his father. Nothing personal... It's just revenge.

    • Continue the quest: Follow the epic tale of Afro Samurai as he seeks vengeance against Justice, his father's murderer, in a tale based on the hit animated series as seen on Spike TV.
    • Voice talent from the show: Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman, and Kelly Hu reprise their roles, all set to a hip-hop musical score produced by The RZA of Wu-Tang Clan fame.
    • Innovative combat system: The combat mechanic allows you to cut your opponent at any part on the body.
    • Action comics: A dynamic cross-hatching art style and cutscene paneling makes the game look like a comic come to life.

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15388) on Sep 01, 2010.

Back of Keep Case - Xbox 360 (United Kingdom):
    AVENGE YOUR FATHER.
    BECOME THE NUMBER ONE


    (Captions)

    SLICE AND DISMEMBER YOUR ENEMIES

    EXPLORE THE NEO-FEUDAL WORLD OF AFRO SAMURAI

    PLEASE YOUR EARS WITH SAMUEL L. JACKSON VOICEOVER & MUSIC SUPERVISED BY RZA

    LIVE THIS BLOODY ADVENTURE FAITHFUL TO THE ACCLAIMED ANIME!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (116106) on Jun 02, 2010.

Back of Slipcase - Xbox 360 (United States/Canada):
    ONE SAMURAI ROAMS THE LAND WITH A MISSION OF
    REVENGE
    HE WILL NEVER REST UNTIL HIS FATHER'S BLOOD IS VINDICATED.

    UN SAMURAI PARCOURT LES TERRES AVEC UNE SOIFT DE
    VENGEANCE
    IL N'ARRETERA PAS TANT QUE LE SANG N'AURA PAS ETE VERSE EN MOMOIRE DE SON PERE.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (116106) on Jun 02, 2010.

www.playstation.com:
    The battle to become #1 begins!

    He who possesses the #1 Headband will rule the world! Afro Samurai is the cutting-edge game that delivers a new kind of cinematic game experience, a living episode that offers addictive, immersive and compelling gameplay that’s literally dripping in style.

    Join Afro in his epic hunt for revenge to avenge the murder of his father by the current owner of the #1 Headband. Afro Samurai blends traditional Japanese culture, funky technology and hip hop to create a brutally fresh interactive experience. The hit, animated TV series now comes to life!

    • Discover the futuristic world of Afro Samurai
    • Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu
    • Music supervised by Grammy winning music producer RZA

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (15388) on May 19, 2010.