LOS ANGELES ? TOMY Corporation and D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA) today announced that NARUTO: Path of the Ninja for the Nintendo DS? will ship to retail outlets on October 23, 2007. Based on episodes from VIZ Media’s hit anime series SHONEN JUMP? NARUTO on Cartoon Network NARUTO: Path of the Ninja brings together all of the best elements of the NARUTO Role-playing Games previously released in Japan to create a brand new game for North America.
NARUTO: Path of the Ninja will be the first Role-Playing Game (RPG) for NARUTO in North America and will feature a unique time based combat system in which players must determine each characters’ strengths and use them accurately to help them defeat the enemy. Choosing from six available characters, players will be able to explore the Village Hidden in the Leaves and the world of Naruto as you roam across forests, fields, rivers and mountains encountering bosses that they defeat by using over 90 different special techniques.
Developed by TOSE, NARUTO: Path of the Ninja is rated ?E 10+? for cartoon violence by the ESRB.