Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden Reviewed 31/40

Posted on November 22, 2012

Oi, Gejigeji mayu (bushy brow), the first review of Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden is out! Popular Japanese magazine Famitsu has given the game a 31 out of 40! That’s a 77.5%. How do Famitsu’s scores work? Well, four reviewers take the time to play the game and at the end of their adventure, each gives it a rating out of 10. For Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden, three reviewers gave the game a score of 8/10, while one scored it 7/10 for a total of 31/40.

Is Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden the best game out there? Well, for 3DS it is. The other Naruto 3DS game, which was released back on March 31, 2011 in Japan (and June 24, 2011 in Europe), recieved a 27/40 (67.5%), so going by the numbers it’s ten percentage points better! Anime Games Online has put together a list of how the last couple of Naruto games have fared in Famitsu’s opinion, check it out below:

  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 (PS3/360) – 10/9/10/10 (39/40)
  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations (PS3/360) – 9/9/9/9 (36/40)
  • 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)
  • Naruto SD: Powerful Shippuden (3DS) – 8/8/7/8 (31/40)
  • Naruto Shippuden 3D: The New Era (3DS) – 7/7/7/6 (27/40)
  • Naruto Shippuden: Gekito Ninja Taisen! Special (Wii) – 7/6/6/8 (27/40)
  • Naruto Shippuden: Dragon Blade Chronicles (Wii) – 7/6/5/5 (23/40)

Naruto SD Powerful Shippuden is a side-scrolling action/adventure game for the Nintendo 3DS by Namco Bandai Games and Inti Creates. Confirmed playable characters include Rock Lee and Naruto. The game is set for release in Japan on November 29, 2012. A release for North America and Europe has not been announced.