Famitsu Reviews Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact (Scan Included)

Posted on October 13, 2011

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact is officially hitting retailers next week in North America, Europe, and Japan. The popular Japanese magazine Famitsu has given Impact a 35/40! Famitsu generally has four reviewers who take the time to play the game and rate it out of 10. The compilation of their scores becomes the total Famitsu review score for the game. In other words, for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact, three reviewers gave it a 9/10 and one gave it a 8/10 for a total of 35/40.

Is this a good score or bad score? We think it’s pretty good, percentage-wise 35/40 is an 87.5%. When comparing against other games, it’s also pretty good. Check out how Impact compares to other anime-related games Famitsu has reviewed.

  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 (PS3/360) – 10/9/10/10 (39/40)
  • Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm (PS3) – 9/9/9/8 (35/40)
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact (PSP) – 9/8/9/9 (35/40)
  • Naruto Shippuuden: Ultimate Ninja 5 (PS2) – 9/9/8/8 (34/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (PS3/360) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
  • Dragon Ball: Raging Blast (PS3/360) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (Wii) – 9/8/8/8 (33/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 3 (PS2) – 8/8/8/8 (32/40)
  • Bleach: Heat the Soul 7 (PSP) – 8/8/8/8 (32/40)
  • Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 (PS2) – 8/7/8/8 (31/40)
  • Dragon Ball: Raging Blast 2 (PS3/X360) – 8/8/8/7 – (31/40)
  • Bleach: Soul Ignition (PS3) – 7/7/7/7 – 28/40
  • Naruto Shippuden: Dragon Blade Chronicles (Wii) – 7/6/5/5 (23/40)
  • Dragon Ball: Revenge of King Piccolo (Wii) – 6/6/5/6 (23/40)


The review on the left side is Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact

Naruto Impact or Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact is an action/fighter under development by CyberConnect 2 for the Sony PSP. It will feature over 50 characters (26 which are playable), co-op play, boss battles, 1-on-1 fighting, and 1-vs-100 action. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Impact is scheduled for release by publisher Namco Bandai Games in in North America on October 18th, Japan on October 20th and Europe on October 21st.