A playable demo of the Windows action/adventure game, samurai_jazz.
An action/adventure game taking ques from both film-noir and samurai-drama's of old, "samurai_jazz" takes players on an adventure through an enigmatic city, engaging in realistic sword-fights, encounters with mythological beings, and quirky dialog with the local inhabitants all presented in a pseudo 8-bit format. While action remains the central focus, a bit of detective work and puzzle-solving is necessary along with the usage of twitch-reflexes while having to plan and perform strategies effectively to overcome each of the game's abstract scenarios.
Taking ques from both film-noir and samurai-drama's of old, "samurai_jazz" is a pseudo 8-bit hack'n'slash game with an abstract adventure for players to experience. But what sets this game apart from the norm of the genre is it's demand for a more strategic approach to the combat, with each type of enemy requiring it own unique strategy to overcome and it's graphic novel-like presentation.
While the adventure side is a bit lite, players will find themselves engaging in quirky dialogue with local towns folk, solving puzzles, exploring the enigmatic city, and learning more about the ronin who takes on the role of the protagonist of this tale.
Expect a fresh-yet-familiar experience with fight scenes that play out like classic samurai films within a film-noir setting. There's action, adventure, and a jazzy atmosphere backed by it's ambient soundtrack. Check out samurai_jazz, today!