Now, when I say "love" here I don't mean romance scenes or anything like that (though all that incipient facial contact between Sasuke and Naruto could imply a lot), but Cyberconnect2's love for both Naruto and QTEs that make the fights in the normal Naruto series look restrained. That's all in Ultimate Ninja Storm 3.
I guess it goes to show what Cyberconnect2 can do when it doesn't have an Asura's Wrath to redirect its crazy (and development resources) towards. Not that I begrudge them that, of course, as licensed games like this pay for their Asura's Wraths and Solatorobos, but they did kind of phone it in on their last Naruto game, Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations. They're not phoning it in this time.
The game's due out in early 2013 on PS3 and Xbox 360. In the meantime, check out my review of Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, which they didn't phone in either. It should give you an idea of what to expect.
|11:30 AM on 04.22.2013|
1.2 mil shipped: Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3
Holy orange ninjas! Namco Bandai announced that their latest Naruto game, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, has shipped 1.2 million copies worldwide. We were surprised to see that the game mad...more
|8:00 AM on 01.22.2013|
Here's a new trailer for Naruto Shippuden UNS 3
I've always been a fan of the Naruto franchise when it comes to the realm of video games. Ever since the GameCube era, they really haven't dropped in quality, despite my waning interest in the series as a whole. It looks lik...more
|2:01 AM on 05.20.2013|
Review: Resident Evil Revelations (Wii U)
Resident Evil Revelations was a great action horror title. So good, it absolutely humiliated Resident Evil 6 by being superior in every single way -- a fact made especially delicious considering it was a 3DS game in contrast ...more
|10:30 AM on 05.19.2013|
Ghost of a Tale meets funding goal, play your mouse lute!
Ghost of a Tale, the promising game starring a mouse with a LUTE AND A HAT, made its crowdfunding goal of 45.000€ last night. There shall be much rejoicing. The game caught attention through its incredible des...more
|12:00 PM on 05.18.2013|
Preview: The Last of Us
I was skeptical of The Last of Us. Despite all the hype and high promises, to me, it looked like post-apocalyptic Uncharted. I wasn't sold on the dynamic nature of how the game progressed, and as we all know, zombies have been literally done to death in the past five years. Then, I got a chance to actually play it. How many days until June 14th again?more