The PSP has had a wide range of fighters come out for it, some 2D and others 3D. If you don’t mind turning off reality a bit and can imagine people cloning themselves instantly, controlling others with their shadow, or having the power over sand, then you might want to take a look at Nruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 on the PSP.
Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced today that NARUTO™ SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja® Heroes 3 has gone gold for the PSP system. Based on the popular animated NARUTO SHIPPUDEN series from VIZ Media, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 refines the series’ trademark fighting mechanics by offering an all-new adventure mode, a new roster of fierce ninja, and robust multiplayer battles. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 is developed by CyberConnect2 and will be available throughout North America on May 11, 2010.
In NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 players can re-live the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN storyline up to the Hidan and Kakuzu arc in the new Master Road mode as they follow the Nine-Tail Fox ninja in his continuing adventures to save his friend Sasuke. With more than 80 action-packed missions, players’ skills are put to the test as they face intense battles using one of more than 50 characters.
Now for the first time in the series’ history, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 expands upon the series’ renowned fighting engine and updates it for four-player brawls. Through an ad-hoc connection, players can team up with a partner to take on opponents while unleashing devastating Jutsu attacks or single-handedly battle multiple enemies. Additionally, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 features a three-player cooperative mode which allows players to experience select adventures in the main story. As Naruto explores familiar settings throughout the Leaf and Sand villages, players will also be tasked to complete specific missions including winning battles, evading danger and much more.
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 is rated “T” for Teen by the ESRB will be available on May 11, 2010. For more information on the game, please visit www.namcobandaigames.com or www.hokagesroom.com. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN is currently airing on Disney XD. For more information on NARUTO, and to view free streaming episodes of NARUTO SHIPPUDEN, please visit www.naruto.com.
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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 web site at www.VIZ.com
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 http://www.namcobandaigames.com/.
NARUTO™ SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 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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Get ready to put on your headband and orange jumpsuit on and look for this in stores in a month.