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Revenge. That's all that the man named Afro knows. His father was murdered when he was just a small child, killed by a man seeking the power of The Number One, a headband said to bestow the power of a god. Only he who carries The Number Two has the right to challenge The Number One, and to avenge his father, Afro has dedicated his life to becoming The Number Two and killing the man who wears The Number One.

Afro Samurai is a third-person action game based on the anime created by Takashi Okazaki and Gonzo and starring Samuel L. Jackson. Each stage chronicles an important event in Afro's quest for revenge, culminating in a boss fight at the end. The defining feature of the combat is Afro's ability to enter "focus mode," where the screen goes black-and-white and the action slows down, allowing for a "perfect slice" attack which can slice enemies literally to pieces. It must be charged after use, with the charge represented by a pendant hanging from Afro's sword.

As Afro kills enemies, he levels up earning new skills and increasing his power and stamina. Collecting "mementos" strewn around each stage will also unlock special abilities called "father's legacy", which are often extra-devastating moves that can easily take down even stronger enemies.

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Afro Samurai Xbox 360 Your pendant sparkles when Overfocus mode is ready.
Afro Samurai Xbox 360 Afro confronts his teacher's brother.
Afro Samurai Xbox 360 Main menu.
Afro Samurai Xbox 360 Samuel L. Jackson voices Ninja Ninja, a smartass specter guide.

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Critic Reviews

MS Xbox World Xbox 360 Mar 31, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer Xbox 360 Feb 09, 2009 7.9 out of 10 79
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 3 Mar, 2009 7.75 out of 10 78
Good Game Xbox 360 Apr 20, 2009 7.5 out of 10 75
GameDaily PlayStation 3 Jan 29, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Game Shark Xbox 360 Feb 04, 2009 B- 67
IGN Australia PlayStation 3 Feb 26, 2009 6.2 out of 10 62
Video Game Talk Xbox 360 Feb 22, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Mygamer.com PlayStation 3 Mar 05, 2009 4.8 out of 10 48
Destructoid Xbox 360 Feb 02, 2009 4.5 out of 10 45

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Awards

  • GameSpot
    • 2009 - Best Original Music (Editors' Choice)

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