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There are more Naruto games than one sane person can possibly handle. Although Bandai Namco Entertainment owns the license, a number of different developers have worked with the gaming side, most notably CyberConne... read feature
Ever sit and pontificate on how there just aren't enough Naruto games on Steam? Boy, do I have great news for you! Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is headed for Steam on September 16 for European Naruto fan... read
My apologies for coming in with this a day after Mother's Day. Naruto's mama, Kushina Uzumaki, joins Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution as a fighter. Namco Bandai says that her appearance in the game will ... read
The upcoming Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution and One Piece Unlimited World Red both feature a bit of fan service.
For Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, series creator Masashi Kishimoto drew an original charac... read
Namco Bandai's European wing recently registered a new set of domains, unearthing eight titles that potentially could see western releases in the not too distant future.
The batch includes a domain for a Short Peace game, ind... read
It's a good day for Naruto fans, fans of PC fighting games, and fans of "enhanced edition" rereleases. Namco Bandai has just announced that its Ultimate Ninja Storm series will be making a PC platform deb... read
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... read
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is getting a costume pack! You can dress up Naruto, Sakura, and Sasuke in new outfits ranging from super weird to Hello Kitty. Although weirdly enough, you can't get the Hello Kitty ou... read
VP of Marketing and Digital Sales discusses company's success and future "This year, the industry has had a lot of changes," Carlson Choi, Vice President of Marketing and Digital Sales at Namco Bandai Games America said at the company's Gamer's Day press conference last week. "The way the consumer... read feature
J-Stars Victory Vs, an upcoming insane looking fighting game that pits Shonen Jump stars Goku (Dragon Ball), Naruto (Naruto), Toriko (Toriko) and Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece) against each other, has donned its first tea... read
Real Ultimate Power As with its brethren in the Ultimate Ninja Storm series, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3's approach to depicting super-powered ninja action is best described as a bit "Hollywood," with all pros and cons that such a d... read feature
Or "Rock Lee's Super Deformed Chibi Butt Kickin' Adventures" Naruto fighting games tend to follow a specific formula. The console versions of the Shippuden series have been some of the best fighting games in the franchise, but the content hasn't really been super fresh, as it follows t... read feature
This Monday heralds a week of mayoral responsibilities and the raiding of trap-laden tombs, both of which undoubtedly require similar skill sets. As much as I'm a big fan of Ms. Croft, and it seems like her latest outing is ... read
The long-awaited sequel to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 has a new trailer for your perusal today, and it's basically a story vignette that showcases some of the scenarios you'll be encountering in... read
This March 5th, Americans will be getting the totally bitchin'-looking Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 first, whereas the rest of the world gets theirs on March 8th. That's a clear advantage, one might say.... read
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... read
Namco Bandai has announced that 3DS title Naruto Powerful Shippuden will be coming to North America in March 2013. This anime sidescroller comes from developers Inti Creates with a bit of help from Naruto game regulars Cyber... read
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 tha... read
I've only been half paying attention to the licensed anime titles coming out of Japan lately. I mean, after hearing about the 1000th Dragon Ball Z iteration, it's quite easy to lose interest. But this new Naruto game for 3DS... read
The Naruto series of games is another in a long line of fighting titles based on a popular anime series. What seems to set this series apart from the others, however, is its focus on a pick-up-and-play attitude. While many ga... read feature
The Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations launch trailer is now available for your perusal, and I'm already out of breath just saying that name out loud. Like Dragon Ball Z's video game iterations, it's inc... read
If there's one thing I know squat about, it’s the Naruto universe. It’s not because I don’t like anime -- I love it, but the boy in the orange track suit and all his ninja buddies never really appealed to... read feature
Naturally, it won't be the last last trailer, seeing as we're a few weeks from the actual launch of *deep breath* Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm: Generations. Namco Bandai will surely release a last burst of promo po... read
A whopping seventy-two of them, in fact, and that's just counting the playable characters. The number swells considerably when you look at support-only characters and move-set variations on the same character (there are s... read
We're getting a ton of news, fast and furious-like, from Namco Bandai's annual Level Up press conference. First off, the biggest news is that SoulCalibur 5 has been announced, which ought to get a lot of juices flowing amongs... read
Naruto fans rejoice, because Namco Bandai has another game headed your way. Naruto Shippuden: Kizuna Drive is a PSP exclusive that’s coming out February 22. I got a chance to play it on Wednesday, and I thought I&rsq... read feature
Most games based on a licensed property are terrible.
It's a sad truth of the gaming world, and many players have accepted this as a foregone conclusion. Licensed games are bad until proven good. Merely tolerable licensed ... read feature
It's funny. If you look at the above screenshot and read aloud the words that you see in order from top to bottom, you'll be echoing what usually goes on in my mind whenever I see anything related to Naruto. Maybe I'm getting... read
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Or even better, in some ways!
I'll admit I stopped following Naruto a while ago, but watching the new trailer for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 makes me wish I had kept up with ... read
Due to Destructoid's downtime since Sunday morning, we're extending some of our 25 days of giving contests! For our Aion contest, simple tell us an animal, product, whatever that would benefit from having angel-like wings. Do... read feature