The announcement on Facebook promises "new moves, new modes, new characters," while the European press release past the break says there will be "tons of new techniques, a never-before-seen number of playable characters and a new character designed by Naruto's author: Masashi Kishimoto." There will be 100 total playable characters in Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution and a new, unknown mechanic called Combination Ultimate Jutsu is said to be introduced.
CyberConnect2's series is based on the Naruto manga, created by Masashi Kishimoto, focusing on the titular Naruto Uzumaki – a plucky teenage ninja with a terrible demon sealed inside him. Despite being a vessel for an evil spirit, Naruto is often a cheerful and energetic lad who has no difficulty befriending other ninjas such as himself.
-New features, never-before-seen roster and a new Character designed by Masashi Kishimoto!-
Paris, FRANCE – December 2nd, 2013 – Leading video game publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. today announced their upcoming title for the Ultimate Ninja STORM Series: NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: ULTIMATE NINJA STORM REVOLUTION! This new game will be available in 2014 for Playstation®3 computer entertainment system and for the Xbox 360® games and entertainment system from Microsoft. This new opus created by CyberConnect2, the masters of the Anime-fighting genre, will contain tons of new techniques, a never-before-seen number of playable characters and a new character designed by NARUTO's author: Masashi Kishimoto!
With this new game, the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: ULTIMATE NINJA STORM series is reaching a new threshold of playability and perfection: astonishing animation and visual effects, dynamic ninja-fighting battles and tons of characters! Thanks to the new gameplay mechanics, players will perform shattering Combination Ultimate Jutsu attacks and combine powers to create un-equalled techniques! Topping all those amazing features and enhancements, gamers will enjoy a roster of 100 playable characters!
"We're excited to continue in the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: ULTIMATE NINJA STORM tradition, and bring a new game with such a rich and renewed content to fulfil all of our fans' expectations!" said Mathieu Piau, EMEA Marketing Director for NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe, "Boasting an unprecedented number of characters, plus a Kishimoto-sensei exclusive, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: ULTIMATE NINJA STORM REVOLUTION will have a lot on offer for fans of the NARUTO series!"
For more information regarding NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM REVOLUTION, the NARUTO video game series and NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe S.A.S. please visit: www.NamcoBandaiGames.eu and www.facebook.com/NarutoGames.
- Key specs
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store, Browser
- Drive capacity 250 GB
- Controller type Wired, Wireless
- Motion controls Accelerometer, Gyroscopic
- Video outputs HDMI (v1.3), RCA / composite
- Released 2012-09-25
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