Gamer's Creed reports that the latest issue of EGM contains some fresh details on the upcoming dismemberment-fest, Ninja Gaiden 2. First and foremost, the game will not feature a multiplayer component. Given the series' recent entries, this isn't exactly surprising, but it is disappointing. We expect the game will feature an online single-player component similar to the Master Ninja Tournament in the original Xbox title, though. Other new details include real world environments and Obliteration Techniques, which allow Ryu to completely dismember an enemy after removing a limb. Said limbs will remain on screen, by the way. Also, enemies have co-operative attacks (as if they weren't deadly enough already). Speaking of enemies, Ryu will also have to deal with a rival ninja, who apparently looks "bad ass" according to creator Tomonobu Itagaki. Finally, as if all this wasn't exciting enough, the game is planned for a spring 2008 release.
We humbly request a demo to tide us over until then. Make it happen, Team Ninja.
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