Joystiq on-hand at the Dragon Sword launch

Andrew Yoon, who you may know from Joystiq and enemy blogs PSP and PS3 Fanboy, has the benefit of being able to attend launch parties at the Nintendo World Store in New York city. This comes as a perk of living in New York, because for us to attend the Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword launch event, we'd have to hitchhike with strangers and probably ride a mythical beast or two.

For all of the juicy pictures from the event, including the game's development director, Yosuke Hayashi, hit up the gallery below.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.