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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.

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0 comments by BlazeEpic on May 20th, 2013

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.

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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!

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samurai_jazz (demo)

samurai_jazz (demo)

Apr 19, 2013 Demo 0 comments

A playable demo of the Windows action/adventure game, samurai_jazz.

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TigerClawTV
TigerClawTV Jul 23 2013, 2:56am says:

Made this banner so you can add it to your steam library. Enjoy kids. - Steambanners.booru.org

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TigerClawTV
TigerClawTV Jul 19 2013, 7:40pm says:

"Desura failed to locate CD key. All CD keys in use. Please wait for administater to contact you with a CD key. [38.100]"

Cannot play the game. This sucks. Please help.

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TigerClawTV
TigerClawTV Jun 9 2013, 12:03pm says:

Bought. Can't wait to play it.

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EvilizedProductions
EvilizedProductions May 27 2013, 4:33pm says:

Just tweeted this project to my followers :)

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Kit630
Kit630 May 22 2013, 4:42am says:

The graphics are nice, the gameplay looks fun as well. And I hate to nitpick also but "realistic" is a term that should be avoided. I think it invites expectations that are very difficult to meet, for one. And I think the single attack animation will put people off.

That being said, if the music is as lovely and retro as the graphics, (and perhaps what would tip my final decision even more is if there was just a bit more variety to the combat) I'd be willing to give it a try..

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NotteNera
NotteNera May 21 2013, 5:08pm says:

i like it but i not agree with your description of the game. It's a "one hit one kill system", not a "realistic" system of combact or anyway you don't show it in the only one trailer of the game. Make another one please. And maybe show some of the other way to put down enemies like you said.

Anyway i will buy it, hoping an upgrade or just for the style, i don't played enough game on my psx and GBA

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sad_chico
sad_chico May 21 2013, 3:29pm says:

" Engage in realistic sword fights with enemy swordsman" all i saw was one attac style & block.

I miss PSX samurai simulator games

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BlazeEpic
BlazeEpic May 21 2013, 3:56pm replied:

Same. So I made a GBC version!

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at02.ru
at02.ru May 21 2013, 8:08am says:

sad

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BlazeEpic
BlazeEpic May 21 2013, 4:03pm replied:

Thank you for the support! It will not disappoint...

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