Seven Samurai 20XX
- RATING: T - Teen
- DEVELOPER(S): Dimps Corporation
- PUBLISHER: Sammy Studios
- RELEASE DATE: Mar 12, 2004
Inspired by the greatest samurai masterpiece of all time, Seven Samurai 20XX engages players with an experience that combines intense melee-style samurai combat with an epic story that takes the timeless tale into the future. Using a variety of swordplay styles, players employ numerous single and double katana attacks and an arsenal of moves that grows with their mastery of the samurai way. Inspired by Akira Kurosawa’s classic The Seven Samurai, with involvement from Kurosawa Production and the late director’s son, Hisao. Third-person 3D action focused on high-intensity, melee-style combat, with four play modes and adjustable fighting styles. Epic story that takes the timeless tale into the future, with humans facing a treacherous enemy using an army of mechanical beasts and humanoids. 40+ unique characters, with concept and design work by Moebius, legendary Blueberry comic artists and character designer on such films as The Fifth Element and Willow. Opening and ending theme music composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto, Academy Award winning composer on The Last Emperor.