Bandai Namco Games Japan have released a new trailer for Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, the next major instalment in the series. The new video highlighted the rogue group of the Akatsuki, featuring all the main members and their past. The game itself will feature a brand new animation titled Truth of Akatsuki, which will show the group’s creation and its beginnings. The video also reveals a new playable character, Shisui Uchiha, where players will also explore his past with Itachi Uchiha.
Additionally, a new visual image of the game has released on its official website:
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will be the fifth game in the Ultimate Ninja Storm series and will be a sequel to Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. The games are 3D arena fighting games, and are developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Namco Bandai Games. Revolution has been confirmed to be slightly different from previous games, and could be seen as a spin-off title. The game will include over 100 characters from the entire Naruto anime and manga series. The creator of Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto, designed one of the new characters – Mecha Naruto. The game will include lots of new features, such as the ability to perform “Combination Ultimate Jutsus”, having two characters combining their ultimate attacks into one. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will continue off where the story in Ninja Storm 3 finished.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will be the biggest Naruto game to date. The game will be releasing on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, with no mentions of a PC release (though Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 released on PC half a year later). The game will be releasing in Japan this Fall. European and North American release dates have not been announced yet.
In the meantime you can visit the game’s official website: www.bandaigames.channel.or.jp/list/naruto_r/