TOMY CORPORATION REVEALS GUIDE TO LATENT NINJA POWERS AND NEW CHARACTER MOVES IN NARUTO™ SHIPPUDEN: CLASH OF NINJA® RE

TOMY Corporation today released the first installment of tips and tricks for the just released NARUTO™ Shippuden: Clash of Ninja® Revolution 3 with a guide to the new Latent Ninja Powers feature, as well as gameplay footage featuring unlockable characters Sai, Yamato, Kakuzu and Hidan unleashing their signature jutsu. Players can experience the death defying ninja moves of four popular Naruto characters and the latent ninja powers for the 40 ninja that are playable in the game.

Now available exclusively for Wii™, the classic 3D fighting game features new and improved gameplay mechanics, multiple gameplay modes, and for the first time, Wi-Fi multiplayer functionality.

A brief description of Sai, Yamato, Kakuzu and Hidan along with their signature jutsu can be found below:

Sai’s unique ability is creating attacks that jump off the page as he draws them. Sai can quickly scribble out birds or beasts that hop out of his scroll to attack his opponent. Generally his strong attacks lead to these ink creations, and knowing their startup times and trajectories is important in combining them with cancels to create dangerous chained combos.

Yamato is a great all-around character with some neat wood-based attacks up his sleeve. His forward-strong attack creates a wood trap that grabs and holds an enemy in place. His jump-strong attack is also a downward log that hits opponents multiple times, which is particularly useful in creating extra damage to fallen enemies.

Kakuzu has gained the ability to use multiple elemental jutsu because of the hearts of his enemies he’s stolen. Like most other characters, using the strong attack activates these more damaging attacks. However, in a unique twist, it’s the direction that’s pressed after the strong attack is activated that defines which jutsu occurs. Using strong attack, then quickly pressing down, will direct Kakuzu to lay a stream of fire onto the ground. He’s also capable of an upward wind attack and a forward, mid-range lightning attack.

Hidan is a character whose interesting back-story was turned into interesting game mechanics. He is immortal because of his religious connection to Jashin (his god), and his most devastating jutsu involves connecting himself to an enemy via their blood, and using himself as a voodoo doll to attack. In the game, if a player witnesses him drawing a seal on the floor they should immediately retreat. Standing in it allows him to use a secondary jutsu that is instant, unblockable and highly damaging.

To download the trailer and the Latent Ninja Powers guide, please visit: http://bhimpact.gamespress.com/product_page.asp?i=948

About NARUTO Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3

NARUTO Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3is the most recent installment to the top-rated, Wii-exclusive fighting game series. Based on the hit animated show from Viz Media, the game features 40 characters with the new grown-up look of the NARUTO Shippuden cast and follows the storyline of the much-loved series. The hit fighting game series delivers again with new and improved gameplay mechanics and a plethora of gameplay modes and options and includes Wi-Fi multiplayer functionality.

NARUTO Shippuden: Clash of Ninja Revolution 3 is now available for the Nintendo Wii for $39.99 MSRP and is rated“T” for Teen by the ESRB for Cartoon Violence and Mild Suggestive Themes. For more information, please visit www.TOMY-USA.com/videogames .

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Elizabeth Stewart

Bender/Helper Impact

310-694-3134

elizabeth_stewart@bhimpact.com

Adrienne Borgstrom

Bender/Helper Impact

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adrienne_borgstrom@bhimpact.com


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