Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden for the Nintendo 3DS is now available at Japanese retailers. The side-scrolling action/adventure launched into stores today and to celebrate, Namco Bandai Games Japan has released a handful of screenshots and some new info.
Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden will feature over 100 missions and allow players to play as Naruto and Rock Lee. Players can customize rules, including the difficulty, of a mission in order to clear a stage.
As a mission is completed, a new one is unlocked on the map. There are a few missions where Naruto must be used to progress, while others Rock Lee must be used.
Some missions will challenge Naruto/Lee to defeat a certain amount of enemies while others will put them in a test of time.
Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden will have an original story mode elements in addition to covering parts of the Naruto and Naruto SD anime/manga series.
Sasuke as well as members of Akatsuki will be bosses that must be defeated. Rock Lee can open 8 Gates and Naruto can transform into Sage Mode and Tailed Beast Chakra Mode.
There is currently no word on a North American or European release date for Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden.