Samurai Creator Genndy Tartakovsky Talks Franchise Returning With Upcoming Game

The PlayStation Blog sat down with Samurai Series Creator – Genndy Tartakovsky and Series Writer Darrick Bachman to talk about the upcoming game centering around the epic franchise.

The interview talks about the return of Samurai, how the two of them feel about seeing the series run as a game rather than a show, and many other interesting questions. Samurai was an iconic part of anime history, and it remains one of the best shows to this day. To see the return of , fans should prepare for an epic adventure.

Check out some of the questions and answers highlighted in the PS Blog interview, but you can read the full article here if you want:

Did you think you would return to Samurai after the show ended?

Genndy: I thought I was done with Samurai. So, when the proposal for the game was proposed, I was not initially enthusiastic because of my past experience. But as things started to fall into place, I realized it was going to be very different and of a more unique quality. Then I couldn't wait until after the show.

What's it like to be able to not only see, but also fight with or against the characters you were writing for?

Genndy: It was great fun! I didn't know how many different characters were put in the game. Doing the TV episodes was really the same as every episode where I was fighting against everything I draw, but it was a much more fun experience somehow because it was an immediate action.

Who is your favorite character?

Genndy: Aku has always been my favorite. As usual, the villains have the most interesting personalities.

Did the game give you a chance to flesh things out or make changes that you didn't have time to work on on the show?

Genndy: No, through five seasons of the show, we really did everything we wanted to do, so it was more of a way to go back in time and enjoy Samurai on a nostalgic level and have the opportunity to be yourself.

Along the same lines, Limited Run Games had announced a pretty epic limited-time Collector's Edition for the highly anticipated title.

The Collector's Set came with some truly epic goodies that every Samurai fan would love to own, but at the moment the set is sold out. However, you never know, maybe the limited time games would sell a little more if the demand was there, but regardless, if you're a fan of the series, you have to check out the collector's edition, which can be seen here!

Samurai: Battle Through Time is set to release on PS4 on August 21 for PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Are you excited for Samurai's upcoming return? Let us know in the comments below!

source: PS Blog

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