Four months ago, BuddyTV reported that TOMY Corporation and D3Publisher of America, Inc. have teamed up to release a Naruto
game based on the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto with an anime adaptation that is designed specifically for Wii. You can read more about it in this previous article
. Fans will be pleased to know that the game, which is called Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2
, is now available at retails stores across all of North America.
Though TOMY has created a brand new storyline specifically for the game as it deals with the special assassination squad Anbu, it is still overflowing with Naruto
action that players and viewers have grown to love. Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2
features 35 selectable characters with the storyline taking place after Sasuke leaves the Hidden Leaf Village on his pursuit to become the evil Orochimaru's protégé in attempt to increase his strength to accomplish his greatest desire.
"We felt that the Anbu were a really interesting and under-represented part of the Naruto
universe, so it made perfect sense to use them as the inspiration for our new storyline," Mark Shinohara, executive vice president and chief operating officer of TOMY Corporation. "This is a Naruto
title tailored specifically for North America, and we hope that fans of fighting games and viewers of the animated series both find something to enjoy in Clash of Ninja Revolution 2
Clash of Ninja Revolution 2
also features a slew of improved features, including an all-new survival and tag team modes, gameplay mechanics like the deadly paper bomb, and motion-initiated power-ups that make use of the Wii remote. Moreover, it can also support 480p and wide screen televisions.
Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2
is now available for the suggested retail price of $49.99.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of D3Publisher of America)