Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Namco Bandai Announce Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 Is Coming To PS3 And 360 This Fall

Namco Bandai announce that they are releasing Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 and that it is coming out this Fall in America and that it will be coming to both the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. The Game will feature new enhancements, an extensive character roster and better visuals than the first game.

The game will take players through the Naruto Shippuden story arc, including the environments, missions and characters seen in Naurto Shippuden. There will be over 40 characters to choose from, each with their original Japanese voice overs available, as well as Sasuke wearing Akatsuki gear.

The Screenshots and trailer all have in-game action and focus on showing alot of the gameplay, characters, character skills, and enemies in the game.


Press Release

Santa Clara, Calif., (Feb. 23, 2010) – Another storm is brewing as NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today that it will be releasing NARUTO™ SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. Based on the popularNARUTO SHIPPUDEN animated series from VIZ Media, LLC, the game will drum up a squall of new features and enhancements, an extensive character roster as well as incredible visuals that are sure to please fans and gamers alike. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 is scheduled to be released throughout North America in fall 2010.

“With NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2, we are continuing our legacy of providing the most authentic ninja action experience, for which the Ultimate Ninja series is known, and are excited to bring this larger-than-life game to both the PlayStation 3 system and Xbox 360,” said Todd Thorson, director of marketing and public relations with NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. “This latest iteration not only improves upon the series’ signature gameplay, but further propels theNARUTO SHIPPUDEN interactive universe to greater heights with new features and unprecedented visual detail.”

Developed by CyberConnect2, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 faithfully recreates the anime series and fully immerses players in the mythical ninja world with new expansive environments, missions, battle systems and gameplay modes. Taking players through the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN story arc, daring ninja warriors must strategically recruit the right support characters to ensure victory against any and all opponents. With the winning combination, players can easily unleash bigger and more explosive Team Special Techniques to obliterate enemies who stand in the way.

With more than 40 characters to choose from, engaging in bigger and more epic cinematic boss battles has never been this intense. Players will encounter a host of Akatsuki ninja in the game and, in a shocking story twist, see Sasuke wearing Akatsuki gear. With its signature battles, interactive environments, original Japanese voiceovers and a host of unlockable items, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 is a tornado of fierce ninja action that cannot be missed.

For more information on the game, please or The NARUTO SHIPPUDEN animated series is currently airing on Disney XD. For more information on NARUTO, and to view free streaming episodes of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, please visit

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About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga (graphic novel) publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. Owned by three of Japan’s largest creators and licensors of manga and animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is a leader in the publishing and distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and South Africa and is a global ex-Asia licensor of Japanese manga and animation. The company offers an integrated product line including the popular monthly manga anthology SHONEN JUMP magazine, graphic novels, and DVDs, and develops, markets, licenses, and distributes animated entertainment for audiences and consumers of all ages. Contact VIZ Media at 295 Bay Street, San Francisco, CA 94133; Phone (415) 546-7073; Fax (415) 546-7086; and website at

About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. The company is a part of the NAMCO BANDAI group of companies known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including the PAC-MAN®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™ and Tekken® brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto

NARUTO™ SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 software © 2004-2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games Inc. All Rights Reserved. NAMCO BANDAI Games logo is a trademark of NAMCO BANDAI. NARUTO artwork and elements © 2002 MASASHI KISHIMOTO / 2007 SHIPPUDEN. All Rights Reserved. SHONEN JUMP and NARUTO are trademarks of Shueisha, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. This product is manufactured, distributed and sold in North, South and Central American territories under license from VIZ Media, LLC.

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Press Release © 2010 NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.

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