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Press release (3rd July 2007):

    Tecmo® Announces the Launch of Ninja Gaiden® Sigma

    Summer Just Got a Lot Hotter with the Launch of Ninja Gaiden Sigma

    TORRANCE, Calif.
    - Tecmo® proudly announced today that the definitive action adventure ninja game, Ninja Gaiden® Sigma, is attacking its way onto store shelves everywhere tomorrow, July 3rd, only on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system! Featuring more ninja content than ever, Sigma offers new weapons and combos, new enemies and bosses, new stages and missions, and for the first time ever Rachel the Fiend Hunter as a playable character all in the beautifully crisp 1080p resolution. This new incarnation in the Ninja Gaiden series will reawaken your desire to grab a katana and become a Master Ninja.

    “Ninja Gaiden Sigma is the game we’ve been waiting for since the rebirth of the franchise. Complete with HD graphics, lightning-fast gameplay, and a more robust storyline, Sigma is the definitive version of Ninja Gaiden to own,” says Yoh Watanabe, Marketing Manager. “Gamers returning to the series will enjoy Sigma just as much as those new to the world of Ninja Gaiden.”

    Be sure to pick up the Collector’s Edition only available at GameStop. The Ninja Gaiden Sigma Collector’s Edition comes jam-packed with additional content including a secret code to access unlockable missions and the Team NINJA documentary, “Behind the Sword,” which gives an in-depth look at the lifestyle of key development staff during the final days of the Sigma production process.

    “We’re thrilled to offer this exclusive Collector’s Edition to Ninja Gaiden fans,” said Bob McKenzie, GameStop’s Senior Vice President of Merchandising. “The Collector’s Edition offers a rare insight into the lives of one of the most esteemed developers in the industry and is another example of GameStop bringing quality exclusive content to our customers.”

    Ryu Hayabusa is back at it with even more decapitations, jump kicks, and slice-n-dice action in over 50 missions and 19 Chapters. Compete against the rest of the world and upload your Karma scores and stats to the leaderboards on the PLAYSTATION® Network! Pick up your copy of Ninja Gaiden Sigma today and complete your journey from Ninja Dog to Master Ninja!

    Contributed by Sciere (507556) on Jul 11, 2007.

Press release (20th April 2007):

    Eidos secures European distribution for Tecmo's NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA

    Eidos Interactive, one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, can today confirm that it will be handling the exclusive European distribution of Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden Sigma on PlayStation 3 this summer.

    Developed by Tecmo’s Team Ninja, the critically acclaimed Ninja Gaiden series has been lauded as one of the most intense and exciting action video games ever created. The previous Ninja Gaiden on Xbox achieved an average review score of 92% (taken from over 100 individual reviews), with Ninja Gaiden Black, also on Xbox, achieving 94% (source: Gamerankings.com). Ninja Gaiden Sigma will be the first next-generation game in the series, following the adventures of Ryu Hayabusa, the original Ninja.

    “This is a really exciting opportunity for Eidos and Tecmo. Ninja Gaiden is one of the most respected game franchises around and now we have the opportunity to bring Ninja Gaiden Sigma to PS3 consumers throughout Europe,” said Jane Cavanagh, Chief Executive, Eidos.

    Ninja Gaiden Sigma on PlayStation 3 will be released throughout Europe this summer.

    Contributed by Sciere (507556) on Jul 11, 2007.