Action game is being pulled from sale in online stores, including the PlayStation Store, Xbox Marketplace, and Steam. In an interview with , developer Versus Evil explained that the game was “a failure,” and that the studio has cancelled volume 2 and volume 3, and is issuing refunds to players who purchased the game.
“We could not do, in good conscience, volume 2 and volume 3. So weâ€™ve begun the process, itâ€™s been a long process to figure it out because Sony has never really had to do this in this way, but weâ€™re returning all the money. So across the board weâ€™re putting out an apology saying ‘sorry about this,'” Versus Evil general manager Steve Escalante told CGMagazine.
Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of the Kuma was for the and , with the release following in October. Two additional chapters were planned to be released later down the road, with their own unique stories, combat systems, and characters. The game’s music was produced by RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan.
Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of the Kuma was heavily criticized in . The game was panned for its poorly written script, abrupt transitions, dumbed-down boss fights, and poor framerate, amongst other things.