Leading video game publisher Namco Bandai Games America Inc. announced that the next installment in the storied Naruto Shippuden video game series, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations, will launch on March 13th, 2012 for the PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360.
The game is based on the popular animated Naruto Shippuden series from VIZ Media (from the manga created by Masashi Kishimoto), and will offer a vast selection of playable & support characters spanning every generation of the Naruto saga.
Developed by CyberConnect2, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations is the latest title in the smash hit Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm franchise. The title will revolutionize online play and ramp up the number of playable and support characters beyond any previous Naruto game.
Players will compete in a huge variety of online battle modes with their favorite characters including Naruto, Sasuke, Zabuza and Haku â€“ two ninja characters fans have been waiting to see more of since the launch of the original manga â€“ and many more new ninja appearing in the game.
In a first for the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm series, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations will feature an innovative system that integrates real-world collectible cards with the in-game universe. The next generation of Naruto collector cards will each carry a code allowing players to unlock corresponding artwork for their in-game profile and engage in a special mini-battle to unlock a bonus skill and gain an advantage in the main fight.
Platform: Xbox 360, PS3
Publisher: Namco Bandai