Excerpt: Anyone who’s ever watched more than five minutes worth of anime knows that you can usually expect some pretty weird shit, and the Afro Samurai game based on the anime of the same name is certainly no exception.
Excerpt: Afro Samurai has the distinct honor of being one of the lowest scoring video games that Family Friendly Gaming has reviewed. The African American samurai has a possessed headband that enjoys a murderous killing spree. Done with swords of course.
Conclusion: I would have gone with "Beyond Veteran Legendary." FINAL DECISION Afro Samurai has a fairly good story, superb voice acting and great graphics, but the glaring gameplay issues really bothered me. If you find it used for a cheap price and you're a big fan of the hack-and-slash genre, give it a go.
Conclusion: There’s a certain allure to it all, however, and that’s undoubtedly due to the incredible presentation. Certain moments, such as a mid-air boss fight and the frequent perusal of beautiful vistas, are remarkably good fun.
Excerpt: In a hack 'n' slash genre dominated by God of War, Ninja Gaiden and Devil May Cry, you need something pretty special on your hands to stand out. After spending five minutes with Afro Samurai we thought Namco's game of the popular anime series might have a chance.
Excerpt: After the release of the cult-classic manga publication, as well as the subsequent anime mini-series, Afro Samurai has made the transition to the world of interactive entertainment in the form of a fully-fledged, Namco-produced videogame, bringing with it the stylised look, voice talent (such as...
Excerpt: As Afro Samurai first boots up, you’d be forgiven for being impressed by the big names that flash across the screen during the introduction. Samuel L. Jackson is a name that most people who’ve seen a movie since 1995 will be familiar with, and most will know at least one of the supporting cast.