Naruto Archive

  • Review: Naruto Powerful Shippuden

    Review: Naruto Powerful Shippuden

    Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 will hog all of the attention as the major HD console release, but there’s another new Naruto game out this month that may just sneak up and surprise you with some silly on-the-go brawling, even if you don’t have […]

    Full Story

  • Dragon Ball Z and Naruto Ultimate Trailer Duo

    Dragon Ball Z and Naruto Ultimate Trailer Duo

    Namco Bandai hits us with a one-two punch of anime video game trailer footage today. First up is Dragon Ball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi, the next DBZ fighting game from Spike previously codenamed ‘Project Age 2011.’ It’ll be out in North America on October 25th for […]

    Full Story

  • When Video Game AI Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

    When Video Game AI Goes Horribly, Horribly Wrong

    Recently I received copies of Naruto Shippuden: Kizuna Drive (PSP) and Knights Contract (PS3, Xbox 360) from Namco Bandai, and I’ve been playing them with the intention of providing full reviews. But unfortunately, I’ve found myself becoming so frustrated with both titles, that I just […]

    Full Story

  • Namco Bandai Strikes Gold Twice, Launch Dates Set for Latest Time Crisis and Naruto Titles

    Namco Bandai Strikes Gold Twice, Launch Dates Set for Latest Time Crisis and Naruto Titles

    Namco Bandai’s two post-Enslaved game releases now have ship dates set it stone, as both Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 and Time Crisis: Razing Storm have officially gone gold and are scheduled to launch side by side on October 19th. Time Crisis will retail […]

    Full Story

  • Screenshot Saturday: More 3D Dot Game Heroes and Plenty Else

    Screenshot Saturday: More 3D Dot Game Heroes and Plenty Else

    Lots to get to this Screenshot Saturday, so let’s dive right in! 3D Dot Game Heroes:

    Full Story

  • Review: Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council 4

    Review: Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council 4

    Believe it! There was a time when I was highly versed in the Naruto manga, due to my younger son’s obsessive passion for the stories and characters. I remember the issue of Shonen Jump magazine hailing the new teenaged Naruto would be arriving as the […]

    Full Story

  • [Namco Bandai Editors Day 09] Namco Bandai Adds Eight New Games to 2009 Lineup

    [Namco Bandai Editors Day 09] Namco Bandai Adds Eight New Games to 2009 Lineup

    Sony and Capcom weren’t the only publishers to recently host press events setting the stage for next month’s E3. Namco Bandai also got in on the fun with its Editors Day, using the event to announce eight new games: three for PSP, three for Wii, […]

    Full Story

  • First Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council 4 Gameplay Trailer

    First Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council 4 Gameplay Trailer

    Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Council 4 brings the Naruto Shippuden story arc to the DS for the first time this June. Better yet, the game will feature 17 playable characters, four-player wireless battles, and new touch-screen-activated Jutsu attacks for hours of Naruto brawling fun.

    Full Story

  • Six Stunning New Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Gameplay Vids

    Six Stunning New Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Gameplay Vids

    I’m not going to lie here. I know absolutely nothing about Naruto. I’ve never played even one Naruto game before, nor have I ever seen even a second of the anime. But every time I see Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm I find it impossible to […]

    Full Story

  • [E3 2008] Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Screens and Character Art

    [E3 2008] Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Screens and Character Art

    Wow, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm is looking truly remarkable. Even in less-than-crisp screenshots, the vivid colors and anime flair are stunning to behold.

    Full Story