Naruto™ Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja® Storm 2' to Unleash Its Ninja Hurricane

Feb 5th 2010

'Naruto Shippūden' Saga to Make its Feature-packed, Debut on Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 for the Perfect Ninja Storm, Coming Autumn 2010

CERGY-PONTOISE, FRANCE – 4 February 2010 – Batten down the hatches, there's a storm headed this way. Namco Bandai Games Europe S.A.S. today announced the forthcoming launch of NARUTO™ Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3, the first game based on the global hit Naruto Shippūden manga and anime to appear on the consoles. Packed with new features and enhancements, a comprehensive character line up and stunning graphics, Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is scheduled for launch across PAL territories in autumn 2010.

Developed by acclaimed Japanese studio CyberConnect2, Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is a tour de force of Naruto thrills and spills. Impressively faithfully to the universe of the anime, the game takes players through the Naruto Shippūden story arc with new battle systems enhancing the gameplay. Players must choose the right companions to fight alongside for a greater chance of winning, and together unleash explosive Team Special Techniques to lay waste to opponents.

Players will meet a host of criminal Akatsuki characters in the game, and in an astonishing story twist even see Sasuke wearing an Akatsuki costume. With the original Japanese voiceover, an almost endless number of unlockables and power ups to discover, a host of brand new environments to explore, two-player offline multiplayer, amazing visuals faithful to the anime, Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 is an unmissable tornado of fierce ninja action.

Naruto is the #1 best-selling manga across Europe, with the hit anime TV series currently broadcast worldwide to massive audiences. Since 2003 Namco Bandai Games has been the leading company selling video games based on the Naruto license.

For more information about Namco Bandai Games Europe and its entire line up of games please visit www.namcobandaigames.eu.

About Namco Bandai Games Europe:
Namco Bandai Games Europe S.A.S., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher based in Cergy-Pontoise, France. 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 RidgeRacer™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, Tamagotchi!™, Digimon™, Dragon Ball® and Naruto™ brands.
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