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The nominees for this year's Spike Video Game Awards have been outed, featuring a cavalcade of 2012's best titles. Journey led the pack with seven nods this year, including Game of the Year. Other stand-outs include The Walking Dead, Assassin's Creed 3 and Dishonored, which are each nominated for f...

November 15th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Putting Sam Jackson in the same room as a bunch of video game developers is just unfair -- the guy's awesome when he's fighting reptiles on aircraft, but when he's surrounded by engineers and programmers, he turns into a legend. Don Cheadle, too -- you get the feeling that his Academy Award-nominat...

May 5th 2010 at 6:30am 0 Comments
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Namco Bandai, er ... we mean Surge rented out the Geisha House in Hollywood last night in order to throw a party for the launch of Afro Samurai, and Joystiq tagged along to check things out. The best thing about the night? Plenty of stations to play the game on both PS3s and Xbox 360s. Sadly, the s...

January 29th 2009 at 12:00am 0 Comments

If you're anything like us, your enjoyment of anything Afro Samurai instantly begins with the mention of Samuel L. Jackson. Let's face it people, SLJ is all kinds of awesome and his voice work in Afro Samurai is top notch. Watch this slow motion in game footage which stars the vocal work of...

January 26th 2009 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

There are three things in this world for which we possess an unbridled, white-hot love: The warriors of feudal Japan, outrageously large disco hairstyles, and Samuel L. Jackson. As you can imagine, we've been fans of Afro Samurai since it made its American debut on SpikeTV in 2007 -- though we...

July 27th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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I'm really enjoying the Heroes coming in this summer's movie lineup. I absolutely loved Iron Man, I'm stoked about Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and I can't wait Christian Bale's encore Batman performance in The Dark Knight. There's been noise since Blizzcon 2007 that there wil...

May 7th 2008 at 8:00am 0 Comments

"Hip hop infused action adventure" news now, with Namco Bandai announcing a Fall 2008 release window for Afro Samurai, a video game adaptation of the popular animated series starring Mr. Samuel L. Jackson. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game follows the acrobatic Afro as he seeks revenge for...

April 17th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

What can we expect from the Afro Samurai video game? Based on this short trailer -- which premiered during the Spike Video Game Awards -- we'll be seeing lots of blood, and the voice talent of Samuel L. Jackson, who also provides the main character's voice in the anime series. The first...

December 10th 2007 at 10:50pm 0 Comments