Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 Screenshots
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (September 4, 2007) – Aspiring ninja needn't wait any longer as leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., today released NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 for the PlayStation2 computer entertainment system. Unleashing hours of knockout ninja combat, NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 surpasses its predecessor by offering multiplayer co-op and versus battles, more challenging missions, increased number of playable characters, as well as a new graphical art style. NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 is rated T for Teen by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and is now available for a suggested price of $39.99.
"Since the runaway success of the manga and animated series from VIZ Media, the adventures of Naruto Uzumaki have become an international sensation," said Makoto Iwai, Executive Vice President and COO, NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. "The fast-paced fury of NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 captures the spirit of the iconic dynamo and will not leave fans of the series disappointed."
In NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2, an ancient organization which was long thought disbanded is alive and well and in search of several orbs to resurrect a mechanical horror that will ravage the land. It's now up to Naruto and all the Hidden Leaf Genin to join forces with those of the Hidden Sand Village to stop this menace. Unravel the mystery of the Shirogane Clan and their nefarious army of puppet walkers while mastering lethal attacks and moves straight from the anime series.
Players can live the life of their favorite Leaf Ninja including Naruto, Rock Lee, Kakashi, Guy, and more, as they complete story-driven missions or join forces with a friend for a simultaneous two-player adventure. The 3-D anime-style world of NARUTO waits to be explored as players take on challenges with multiple gameplay modes, an intriguing original storyline and bountiful character customization possibilities. With powerful moves to master and over 30 attack items at hand, the gripping gameplay is sure to thrill players on their journey to be the ultimate warrior.
NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 includes the following features:
New Original Adventure - Explore the Naruto world with a brand new story line that can only be experienced through NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2
Multiplayer Co-op and Vs Battles - During the game, a second player is able to join in on the action for a simultaneous two-player adventure! Or, fight head-to-head with a friend and battle it out for the title of Hokage.
Multiple Modes of Play - Additional gameplay modes further enhance the Naruto experience
Story Mode - Play alone or with a friend and traverse a lush, 3-D anime-style world in which Naruto and his friends work together to unravel the mystery of the Shirogane Clan and their nefarious army of "puppet walkers." Hone your skills to become the ultimate warrior and unlock a secret chapter of the story.
Mission Mode - Take on a series of challenging side missions.
Survival Mode - Test your skills to become the ultimate warrior and unlock hidden items.
Multiple Playable Characters - Choose your favorite from over 10 playable and customizable ninja, including Naruto, Shikamaru, Rock Lee, Kakashi, Guy, Gaara, or Choji
Character Customization - Prove yourself in battle and earn money to create the ultimate warrior using Chips and Plates that can customize your character's speed, strength, stamina and even special moves.
Lethal Attacks and Weapons - Harness the power of Rasengan, Lightning Blade, Sand Coffin, and other moves, straight from the series!
For more information on NARUTO: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 please visit: http://narutouc2.namcobandaigames.com
About VIZ Media, LLC
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), is one of the most comprehensive and innovative companies in the field of manga publishing, animation and entertainment licensing of Japanese content. Owned by three of Japan's largest creators and licensors of manga and animation, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan Production Co., Ltd. (ShoPro Japan), VIZ Media is a leader in the publishing and distribution of Japanese manga for English speaking audiences in North America and a global licensor of Japanese animation. The company offers an integrated product line including, magazines such as SHONEN JUMP and SHOJO BEAT, graphic novels, videos, DVDs and audio soundtracks and develops and markets animated entertainment from initial production, television placement and distribution, to merchandise licensing and promotions for audiences and consumers of all ages.
About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment software publisher and developer based in Santa Clara, CA. 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 PAC-MAN, SOULCALIBUR, NARUTO and Tekken brands. For more information about NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., and our products log onto www.namcobandaigames.com.
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