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Shin Samurai Jazz is a platform-adventure game. It combines the likes of film noir and samurai cinema, presenting them with 8-bit graphics, an electro-jazz soundtrack, and a comic/manga-like style creating a unique atmosphere.

Unlike it's predecessor, samurai_jazz, Shin Samurai Jazz features jumping mechanics inspired by chuunori, an old technique used in kabuki theatre to give the illusion of flying. It's combat mechanics are more combo-based with the ability to juggle enemies and perform mid-air combinations also inspired by chuunori. While the adventure elements remain intact, the puzzles are more complex with varied level designs and enemy placements/attack patterns that make use of the game's mechanics. And while the game retains that 8-bit vibe, regenerating health and infinite lives/continues are fairly implement to relieve players of some of that Golden-Era frustration.

Features:

  • Adventure through an 8-bit city and free it from it's pixelated nightmare
  • Chuunori inspired platforming with double-jumping, wall-jumping, and aerial dashing abilities
  • Perform attack combinations on land or in mid-air and juggle enemies to overcome their strategic placement and attack patterns
  • Solve puzzles that will test your platforming skills and tease the brain a bit
  • Supports Xbox 360 controllers
  • Play a retro game without some of those retro frustrations. We're all in the mood for a retro game every now and then...
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Click here to go to the store page for Shin Samurai Jazz and pick up a copy for $0.99 USD. If you have purchased the game through my home page, IndieGameStand, Desura, or Lazy Guys Studio Late February Bundle, your Steam key will be made available to you very shortly if it is not available to you as of posting.

Lots of thanks for everyone's support!

Shin Samurai Jazz - Now Available on Desura

Shin Samurai Jazz - Now Available on Desura

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The platform-adventure game is now available for play on Desura.

Pay What You Want for Shin Samurai Jazz!

Pay What You Want for Shin Samurai Jazz!

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The platform-adventure game is IndieGameStand's featured deal from now through January 10th at a price of your choosing...

Shin Samurai Jazz - On Sale For $1.49!

Shin Samurai Jazz - On Sale For $1.49!

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The platform-adventure game is available for $1.49 on IndieGameStand until December 30th, 2013.

Shin Samurai Jazz is Available Now

Shin Samurai Jazz is Available Now

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The full-version of the Adventure/Platformer is now available for purchase...

Shin Samurai Jazz (Demo Version)

Shin Samurai Jazz (Demo Version)

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A playable demo of the platform-adventure game, Shin Samurai Jazz. This gameplay demonstration does not reflect the quality of the final product. Supports...

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joe-d-assassin
joe-d-assassin

the game looks nice i think its going to be a good game

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Guest

Looks good, but the fighting seems to be a bit repetitive. I really love the music of the trailer though. It reminds me of the soundtrack for the anime series "Samurai Champloo". Did you compose it yourself?

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BlazeEpic Creator
BlazeEpic

I did. Thank you very much for the compliment! If you like, you can take a quick listen to some of other stuff here: Blazeepic.com

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SpectreNectar
SpectreNectar

You should work on the controls. They're very stiff for a game made in 2013. In particular I don't like how you can't change direction so easily while fighting.

This looks promising though. Cool atmosphere.

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BlazeEpic Creator
BlazeEpic

Thank you for the feedback! I reduced the stiffness to the controls a bit while retaining some of that retro, 8-bit feel. Also, changing directions while fighting is now easier than before. Many other improvements have also been made so I'm hoping the demo will be something more enjoyable this time around.

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