Namco Bandai Games has today released new screenshots, art, and a short press release for Naruto Storm Revolution! The screenshots feature scenes from the Creation of the Akatsuki story, which was the focus of the the scan from last week. The art is of the Akatsuki members, including individual pieces focused on Kakuzu and Sasori’s new outfits. The press release mentions Sasori, Kakuzu, and other characters (who have not yet been revealed) will have new outfits designed by the creator of Naruto, Masashi Kishimoto! It’s unclear if these outfits will be story mode exclusive or if they will extend to free battle, but we hope to let you know on Saiyan Island as soon as it is announced!
For the first time ever, the origin of the most merciless band ever is depicted!
Thanks to NARUTO SHIPPUDEN ULTIMATE NINJA STORM REVOLUTION, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN fans will have all the details about Akatsuki’s background! All aspiring ninjas are asking themselves tons of questions for years: how was Akatsuki, the biggest threat in the Ninja universe, brought to life? How did Pain and Konan expand their crew?
This new animation will be woven into gameplay, allowing players to take part in the origins of the Akatsuki. Various members of the infamous gang such as Sasori, Kakuzu, and others, will have new outfits designed by series creator Masashi Kishimoto.
Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is the latest game in Namco Bandai and CyberConnect2’s acclaimed Naruto Storm series. It’ll contain team jutsus and over 100 playable characters, including an original character and awakening by Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto and 50 minutes of exclusive anime footage. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is planned for a 2014 release worldwide for the Sony PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Xbox 360. No exact date has been announced at this time.