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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!

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  • A Tale of Revenge: Afro Samurai, starring the voice talents of Samuel L. Jackson, follows the exploits of the original series and includes new material and background for fans of the series and newcomers alike
  • Blood is Beautiful: A striking art style, shading and texturing that give Afro Samurai a truly unique look and feel
  • Elegant Violence: A balanced experience between stylistic combat and acrobatic platforming with the ability to dynamically slice and dismember enemies with ease
  • Dynamic Character Movement: Afro interacts with anything and everything in the environment in beautifully animated open world environments
  • Style and Rhythm: Innovative gameplay system where the music affects the enemy AI and the tone of the gameplay with a hip-hop soundtrack developed in collaboration with RZA of Wu-Tang Clan fame

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New publishing label keen on "satiating the appetite of western gamers"

Dec 05, 2008, by Leo Chan | 1 comment

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Jul 27, 11 1:16pm
This is a good, solid game. I can play it for hours and not get bored. AfroSamurai
Nov 07, 10 9:22pm
AFRO!!!! i liek the focus, kut people between the eyes! AfroSamurai
May 18, 10 9:26am
the blood is the best part. AfroSamurai
Apr 02, 10 2:17pm
added 43 new concept art
May 31, 09 11:38am
Beaten Final Boss and unlocked majority of the treasure. AfroSamurai
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May 03, 09 1:27pm
added 12 new screenshots
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Oct 12, 08 8:52pm
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Oct 12, 08 8:38pm
added 6 new concept art
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Release Dates
  • North America: Jan 27, 2009
  • Europe: Mar 27, 2009
  • Australia: Apr 2, 2009
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