Microsoft has announced that a playable demo of Afro Samurai, a game based on the hit animated series starring and co-produced by Samuel L. Jackson, is now available via Xbox LIVE. Afro Samurai is blending modern hip hop and technology with traditional Japanese culture and follows Afro Samurai as he fights to become the number one warrior. The title is currently held by Justice, the man who killed Afro's father when he was a child. The game follows the plot of the original series with added material and background. Afro Samurai will be released in 2009.