This is Michael “Knightmage” Wilson as Afro Samurai. The outfit is great, but it’s that cel-shaded make-up that really ties it all together.
The first installment of the Afro Samurai 2 video game is horrible. The Game Bakers’ newly-announced Furi, featuring character designs by Afro Samurai creator Takashi Okazaki, looks like it might help us forget that other game ever happened.
I was going to record a video demonstrating why the recently-released follow-up to 2009’s Afro Samurai is such a waste, but I couldn’t bring myself to play it any longer. Fuck this game.
Namco Bandai today released their Q1 2010 earnings report. And buried amidst the boring money stuff (net sales are down 15.8%) is something a little more interesting: game sales data.
When Namco Bandai yanked the modern-day Splatterhouse from developers BottleRocket, it was met with boos and hisses from the angry internet mob. But Namco's Makoto Iwai says the publisher wasn't trying to be evil.
Hip-hop sensibilities and anime style clash in Afro Samurai, a hack and slash brawler based on the cult-hit animated television series.
The RZA is in Wu-Tang. And the Wu-Tang Clan ain't, if you must be reminded, nothin' to fuck with. So when the RZA needs a 360 to game on, he doesn't game on no 60GB.
Namco Bandai Games christens their new western games division Surge with the release of Afro Samurai for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, based on the Spike TV anime starring Mr. Samuel L. Jackson.
Church's Chicken, home of quite possibly the best fast-food fried chicken on the planet, has teamed up with Namco Bandai's Surge label to promote the release of Afro Samurai.
And here I thought novelty celebrity phone messages were a thing of the past. Not so for Game Crazy, who have Samuel L. Jackson reminding customers to pre-order Afro Samurai.
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Namco Bandai Surge's upcoming cutting-edge, genre-defining game targeted at satiating the appetite of western gamers, Afro Samurai.
Namco Bandai Games has Japan locked down with Gundam, Tekken, Tales and Tamogotchi, but now it wants you, John Q. Western Gamer. Today it announced Surge, a new studio and label aimed at Westerners.
Afro Samurai will be demoed to the public for the first time at this week's Comic-Con International in San Diego, Namco Bandai announced today.
My very last E3 appointment was at Namco Bandai on Thursday afternoon, and while the majority of my time was spent getting my ass kicked at Soul Calibur IV, which I will handle in a separate post, they did have several interesting offerings on hand, from the girl-friendly We Cheer to the anime-friendly Naruto:…
These three videos show you the two types of power-ups in this hip-hop slasher. You've got the basic "In Focus" mode, which turns the cel-shading from color to black and white, slows time and gives you accurate swordplay—you can chop off different body parts. The "Over Focus" mode makes time practically stand still as…
Bandai Namco just sent over a batch of fresh screenshots for Afro Samurai. The upcoming hip-hop, Samurai, action-adventure game for the 360 looks to feature an interesting blend of hand-drawn and cel-shaded art. It's very pretty stuff. Hit the jump for a clutch of dazzling screens. I hope the play lives up to the…