Adult Swim Games has teamed up with Japanese developer Soleil Games to bring Samurai Jack fans a console title, coming this summer. Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time is a 3D hack-and-slash that places players on Jack’s journey(s) across timelines before his final fight with Aku.
The game’s script is written by the same head writer from the show, Darrick Bachman, which is a good signifier for authentic suturing into the game’s story. Soleil Games is a smaller company, but a lot of the team worked on Ninja Gaiden and/or Dead or Alive, so this isn’t their first hack-and-slash title, as IGN points out. They’ve created multiple timelines for players to fight through, with different short-ranged weapon options for hacking and smashing, and some ranged choices, too.
There’s no hard release date yet, but be ready for a nostalgic PS4, Xbox One, PC or Nintendo Switch playthrough this summer. Watch the game’s brief announcement trailer below.