Naruto Storm Revolution Gets Its First Rating

Naruto Storm Revolution is making its highly anticipated release next week in Japan and Europe and the week after that in North America. Popular Japanese magazine Famitsu has gotten their hands of a copy of the PS3 and 360 Japanese versions of the game and their verdict is in! They scored the game a 35/40. How did they come up with that score? Well, Famitsu generally has 4 staff members play the game and then give their opinion of it in the form of a score out of 10. The sum of their individual scores is the total score for the game. In other words for Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, three staff members gave it a 9/10 and one gave it an 8/10 for a total of 35/40. That is a really good score, 87.5%!

Of course that’s not the best in the Naruto series. Both Naruto Storm 2 and Naruto Storm 3 earned a 39/40. Here is a breakdown of Famitsu scores for the last few Naruto games released:

  • Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 (PS3/360) – 10/10/10/9 (39/40)
  • 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 Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution (PS3/360) – 8/9/9/9 (35/40)
  • 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 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 Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is the latest game in Bandai Namco and CyberConnect2’s acclaimed Naruto Storm series. It will be for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC. The game will contain stories never before seen in the Naruto anime/manga, including the Creation of Akatsuki, Shisui’s back-story, and Kushina’s interaction with Minato’s and his team. In addition, there will be new combination team jutsus, over 100 playable characters, and 50 minutes of exclusive anime footage. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution will be released for the PS3 and Xbox 360 in Japan on September 11, Europe on September 12, and North America on September 16. The PC version will make it’s way to Steam on September 16 for both Europe and North America.