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Naruto: Shinobi Retsuden (DS) $30 at Play-Asia - Weekly Special

#1 CheapyD   Head Cheap Ass Administrators   17117 Posts   Joined 12.5 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2007 - 03:17 AM

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Naruto: Shinobi Retsuden
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#2 Rig   Rig = Lunar CAGiversary!   13397 Posts   Joined 11.3 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2007 - 04:34 AM

Interesting. Has anybody ever played this before? Is it any good?

#3 suko_32   (soo-koh-32) - noun CAGiversary!   6475 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2007 - 05:00 AM

I played my friend's version for about 10 minutes and was left unimpressed. Of course, you could counter with that I only played it for 10 minutes. For reference, I enjoy the PS2 versions (1-3).

Here's a review by a person and includes Famitsu's score.

Good point monkeypox, forgot about the fighting style difference between the PS2 and GC games.
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#4 monkeypox   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   227 Posts   Joined 11.4 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2007 - 05:07 AM

actually, this is probably a lot closer to the gekitou ninja taisen games for the gamecube than the ps2's narutimet hero series. but yes, word is it's not that great.
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#5 ElfAngel7   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1215 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  


Posted 25 January 2007 - 06:14 PM

i ordered it and was sorely disappointed, though I shouldn't have been surprised. The music is godawful, the AI is super janky, the controls are mushy, and for 2 player action, both people need the cart, which is hard when the game in question must be imported.

I will say this though, despite the flawed excecution, it DOES work, in an odd way, which will hopefully lead to more (and better) 3D handheld fighters on the DS
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