Stop what you’re doing for a moment! Indie game developers Redacted Studios along with indie publisher Versus Evil has announced that Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma is coming to Xbox One this October. The game is picking up right where the first game left off, making this a must- play for fans of the first game.
“Having worked on the original Afro Samurai video game, I am thrilled that we were able to collaborate with the same creative team once again to bring this vision to life. Having original creator Takashi Okasaki, music director RZA as well as some of the original acting talent, like Phil Lamar involved has been a blessing and we’ve been humbled by their commitment to this franchise,” commented Dave Robinson, President and Lead Producer on the game. “It’s been a labour of love for all involved and we really think that fans world-wide will truly appreciate and love where we have taken this story.”
Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma is a 3rd person action packed sequel to the original Afro Samurai story and picks up where the first game left off. The story follows the path of Kuma, a cybernetically enhanced killing machine with a bear’s head who was made for one purpose, to kill Afro. The game will be released over 3 distinct volumes, each with its own story arc, characters and fighting styles to master.
- Tragic Family Story
- Dynamic Dismemberment
- Story. Adventure. Fighting
- Hip-Hop Opera
There you have it, were you a fan of the first game? I’ve never played it myself, but a few of my friends have and they liked it. It looks good from what I can tell. The game will be released for the Xbox One on October 9th. Will you be getting it? Leave a comment down below.