Irvine, CA, June 7, 2005
- Atlus U.S.A., Inc., a leading publisher of
interactive entertainment, announced today that it has shipped
Samurai Western to retailers nationwide, an
action-packed adventure game for the PlayStation®2 computer
entertainment system. Developed by Spike, the creators of the
original Tenchu and The Way of the Samurai series, Samurai Western
is an enhanced version of the Japanese game that was released
earlier in the year. Featuring improved graphics and a multitude of
gameplay additions such as a First Person Mode, an "Insane"
difficulty level, and "Bushido Sense", Samurai Western will tar and
feather all but the most experienced gamers!
About Samurai Western
It's the American West during the 1800's. The days of pioneers and
the Gold Rush are ending, and a transcontinental railway is in
place. One day, a lone stranger arrives in a tiny, windswept desert
His long hair is drawn back in a topknot and he wears strange
foreign clothes. A mysterious-looking blade that is neither a knife
nor a saber hangs from his belt. This mysterious stranger is
certainly no gunman, and he ain't no indian...
His name is Gojiro Kiryu, and he's bringing justice back to the Old
Samurai Western Key
Slash your way
through 16 different missions!
allows you to dodge and deflect bullets with superhuman skill!
hero by choosing between 10 different stances each with their own
special attacks and powers!
unlockables including over 25 playable characters, 70 accessories
and 20 weapons!
Be a Samurai or a
Gunman! Unique 2 player mode allows you to play as both!
Unleash the power
of the samurai in Master Mode and chain hundred-hit combos!
Samurai Western has
been rated "M" for Mature by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $39.99. For
additional information on the game, visit