Adult Swim Games has released a new trailer for their upcoming Samurai Jack game, Battle Through Time. The first game since the days of Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s GameCube it features stunning new visuals as gaming technology has advanced quite a bit since then. The hit show from Adult Swim finished its final season in 2017. Fans of the long running show, started in 2001, will be able to take Jack on a new adventure that ties into the series finale.
Game Description from Website
“Become Samurai Jack, the greatest warrior of the past, present and future. Journey through time to finally stop Aku’s evil reign in this new adventure told by the creators of Samurai Jack. Encounter your favorite characters from the show including The Scotsman, Scaramouche, Sir Rothchild and more!”
Series creator Genndy Tartakovsky’s signature art style is seen throughout the trailer in both 2d and 3d fashion. The game will revisit iconic moments from the show along with many familiar allies and enemies. Players can unlock new skills by training and will have access to over a dozen weapons. It has been developed by Soliel Ltd. who is a subsidiary of Valhalla Game Studio.
Samurai Jack became an instant hit after its first mini 3 part movie debuted in the summer of 2001. The first part gained attention with not having any dialogue for nearly ten minutes. The show earned many awards including eight Primetime Emmy’s. Genndy would also go on to create the first Star Wars Clone Wars cartoon in 2003 prior to Disney’s version. His latest project, Primal, started last year with the 2nd half coming this year.
Samurai Jack: Battle Through time will arrive on both PC and Consoles this summer. Fans wanting to catch up on the show before the game can watch all episodes on Adult Swim here.