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Samurai Jack: The Shadow of Aku

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Born and bred a warrior, Samurai Jack is thrust into the future by his nemesis, Aku. In his travels, Jack learns of a time portal that can reunite him with his ancient ancestors. Now he must battle Aku's minions across burning villages, massive forests, and the bustling Aku City to find the time portal!

Use combo moves, slow-motion Sakai focus mode, and various weapons to defeat your foes. Also meet up with the familiar faces of the Scotsman, Mad Jack, and others.

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Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Mar 23, 2004 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZone GameCube Mar 29, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Next Level Gaming PlayStation 2 Mar 29, 2004 69 out of 100 69
Game Informer Magazine GameCube May, 2004 6 out of 10 60
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Jun 22, 2004 12 out of 20 60
GameZone PlayStation 2 Apr 12, 2004 6 out of 10 60
GameSpot GameCube Mar 19, 2004 5.2 out of 10 52
N-Zone GameCube Aug 31, 2004 48 out of 100 48
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 May, 2004 4 out of 10 40
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Mar 25, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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Trivia

The game is referenced in the 2006 Italian novel Caos calmo (Quiet Chaos) by Sandro Veronesi. More specifically, one of Samurai Jack's special attacks, the Sakai Mode where time is slowed down, is used as a metaphor to describe an event in the book.

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