DescriptionThe first Naruto game made by North Americans, Naruto: Rise of a Ninja is an action game with puzzle and RPG elements. Battles take place in arenas, reminiscent of classic one-on-one fighting games, but there's more to just each character's combos: ninjutsu mini-games, rage mode, thrown weapons and replacement technique add spice to the action.
You follow the story as Naruto, completing quests, earning respect and helping out villagers to earn training points and unlock abilities and ninjutsus. There are also side-quests, mini-games and hidden collectibles to gain even more training points and unlock or upgrade scrolls and thrown weapons. You can also enter Fight mode, where 11 characters of the series are available. Play Tournament mode against increasingly difficult AI, or play multiplayer fights against a friend, online or offline, or against AI. Finally there's the Forest of Death Tournament, where you battle online opponents and must win 5 matches in a row. Downloadable characters, each with unique combos and ninjutsus, are available.
Part of the Following Groups
- Gameplay feature: Quick Time Events / QTEs
- Inspiration: TV cartoons
- Manga / anime licensees
- Middleware: Scaleform GFx SDK
- Naruto licensees
- Theme: Ninjas
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|MS Xbox World||Nov 12, 2007||8.5 out of 10||85|
|IGN||Oct 29, 2007||8.4 out of 10||84|
|Xbox World Australia (XWA)||Nov 08, 2007||82 out of 100||82|
|TotalVideoGames (TVG)||Nov 05, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|PAL Gaming Network (PALGN)||Nov 22, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Worth Playing||Nov 24, 2007||7.5 out of 10||75|
|GameSpot||Oct 30, 2007||7.5 out of 10||75|
|UGO (UnderGroundOnline)||Nov 12, 2007||B||75|
|Game Informer Magazine||Dec, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|Xbox Gazette||Nov 24, 2007||6.5 out of 10||65|
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Related Web Sites
- Naruto: Rise of a Ninja (Official game website)
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