SURGE announced today that Afro Samurai has shipped to North American retailers for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. A merciless action adventure game centered on revenge, Afro Samurai brings together the creative best from the worlds of Hollywood and hip-hop music to deliver an unparalleled entertainment experience.
“Afro Samurai exemplifies our corporate vision of developing sophisticated and immersive gaming experiences complete with intense action and in-depth story lines,” said Todd Thorson, director of marketing and public relations at Namco Bandai Games America. “Combining the visual flair of Japanese aesthetics with world-class Hollywood talent, Afro Samurai is the definition of a high-style video game.”
Based on the acclaimed animated series starring and executive-produced by Samuel L. Jackson, Afro Samurai follows a lone warrior who walks the earth in search of his father’s murderer while ascending into the timeless mysticism of the Samurai code. Staying true to the soul of the original series, Afro Samurai not only features familiar faces, but also additional content and background for fans of the series and newcomers alike. From the gritty musical beats of The RZA that punctuate the game’s soundtrack to the iconic voiceover of Samuel L. Jackson, the game is a non-stop, action-packed adventure with style to spare.