We should mark each passing month with the announcement of a new Naruto game. It would almost be possible! Today, Atlus sent word that Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Rumble will land on the DS in February 2011. Players can expext more over-the-top action and battles in this title with a story mode for each of the 16 fighters, over 20 story fights, secret missions, unlockable content and more. That's what we like to hear! Don't take my word for it, though; check out the screens and new trailer below.
MAY THE BEST JUTSU WIN! ATLUS AND TOMY PARTNER TO BRING ACTION-PACKED FIGHTER NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: SHINOBI RUMBLE FOR NINTENDO DS™ TO NORTH AMERICA IN FEBRUARY 2011
IRVINE, CALIFORNIA -- NOVEMBER 2, 2010 -- Atlus U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it has reached agreement with Tomy Corp., a licensee of Nintendo platforms in the U.S., Canada, Latin and South America, and with VIZ Media, LLC for the North American distribution of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™: Shinobi Rumble for Nintendo DS™.
NARUTO superstars collide in the series' most over-the-top handheld fighting game yet! Fight as Naruto, Sasuke, and your other favorite characters using an exciting, easy-to-learn battle system full of acrobatics and ground-shaking combos. In addition to a personal story mode for each of the game's 16 fighters, nearly two dozen overarching story fights, an assortment of secret missions, and a wealth of unlockable content offer tremendous variety, replay value, and fun! The ultimate portable NARUTO fighting game has arrived!
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Shinobi Rumble for Nintendo DS (www.atlus.com/narutosr) is set to release on February 8, 2011.
Fans looking for more NARUTO adventures can also check out NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™: Dragon Blade Chronicles for Wii (www.atlus.com/narutodbc) and NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™: Naruto vs. Sasuke for Nintendo DS (www.atlus.com/narutonvs), both set to release on November 16, 2010. Certain retailers are offering special bundles, pre-order bonus items, and gifts-with-purchase for the games, making them perfect gifts for the holiday season!
For more information on NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, and to view subtitled uncut episodes (rated T+ for Older Teens), please visit the official website at www.Naruto.com. The TV version of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN can be viewed on Disney XD every Wednesday (rated TV-PG). Uncut episodes can be viewed on www.VIZAnime.com and Hulu, and dubbed downloadable episodes are also available on iTunes, PlayStation® Network, Xbox LIVE, and Amazon Video On Demand.