NAMCO BANDAI Games America announced that NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 has gone gold for the PSP system. Based on the popular animated NARUTO SHIPPUDEN series from VIZ Media, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 refines the series’ trademark fighting mechanics by offering an all-new adventure mode, a new roster of fierce ninja, and robust multiplayer battles. The game is developed by CyberConnect2 and will be available in North America on May 11, 2010.
Relive the storyline up to the Hidan and Kakuzu arc in the new Master Road mode as they follow the Nine-Tail Fox ninja in his continuing adventures to save his friend Sasuke. With more than 80 action-packed missions, players’ skills are put to the test as they face intense battles using one of more than 50 characters.
Now for the first time in the series’ it expands the renowned fighting engine and updates it for four-player brawls. Through an ad-hoc connection, players can team up with a partner to take on opponents while unleashing devastating Jutsu attacks or single-handedly battle multiple enemies. Also features a three-player cooperative mode which allows players to experience select adventures in the main story.