Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: CyberConnect2

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution screens released

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Gamers looking forward to the next Naruto are getting their first look at the Hidden Leaf Village ninjas today in new screens from Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution. The shots show the characters, including Iruka Umino and Konohamaru Sarutobi, showing off some of their special attacks in combat.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution adds Kushina

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Naruto’s mom, Kushina Uzumaki, is the latest addition to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution’s (whew) playable cast of characters. She also introduces a new storyline to the series, The Far Reaches of Hope, which will feature her as well as Rin, Kakashi, and Obito from Team Minato. New screenshots were released showing her and her deadly frying-pan combat skills in action.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle bashes its way onto PSN

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle (360, PS3)

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle, CyberConnect2’s latest manga-based fighter, is now available for PS3. Bandai Namco has announced that the game is now live for download through PSN and that the limited physical run is now shipping out from Amazon and Club Namco. All-Star Battle features characters from the manga’s eight story arcs battling it out in a one-on-one, tournament-style fighter using five different Battle Styles.

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PlayStation 3 News

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle preps for launch with trailer

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The CyberConnect2-developed fighter JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be launching tomorrow on PSN and shipping out from Amazon and Club Namco. To get gamers up to speed on the lore behind the strange brawler, Bandai Namco has released an eight-minute-long trailer covering the storyline up to its third arc. The summary is filled with a lot of weird-looking fighters spouting crazy dialog and pummeling each other into oblivion. Check it out below.

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PlayStation 3 News

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle dated, plus pre-order extras

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CyberConnect2’s upcoming fighter JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be going for sale on April 29. As previously announced, the game will be available digitally and as a limited boxed version sold only through Amazon and Club Namco. For those wanting to pre-order, it was also revealed today that both outlets are each offering their own unique bonus in the form of a downloadable character. Club Namco has the salesman-turned-killer Yoshikage Kira, while Amazon is offering the portly trickster Shigekiyo Yangu.

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PlayStation 3 News

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle to get physical release

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Namco Bandai has some good news for fans of fighting games, and that’s a retail release and new mode for JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle. The CyberConnect2-developed fighter, released last August in Japan, will be launching later this year online for download and to purchase on disc. The PS3 exclusive will be available to download through PSN and also in limited availability in physical format through Amazon.com and ClubNamco.com. The Western release will include not only post-release balance tweaks but also a new mode, Arcade, which adds an eight-player tournament.

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PlayStation 3 News

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution coming 2014

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution (360, PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Ultimate Ninja Storm series will be returning to the 360 and PS3 next year with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution. Developer CyberConnect2 continues to helm the franchise and will be adding new techniques, including Combination Ultimate Jutsu attacks for stronger combos, and over 100 characters from both Naruto and Naruto Shippuden story arcs. Manga creator Masashi Kishimoto will also be providing a brand-new character.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle announced for 2014 release

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CyberConnect2’s one-on-one fighter JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle will be launching next year in North America for PS3, according to publisher Namco Bandai. Based off of Hirohiko Araki’s JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure manga, the upcoming brawler will feature a Story Mode, local and online Versus, and a roster filled with characters from all eight story arcs. Each character will utilize one of five Battle Styles and have access to an array of unique special moves.

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PlayStation 3 News

Tales of Xillia, Naruto Shippuden panels announced for WonderCon

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Attendees at this year’s WonderCon in Anaheim will be able to attend panels on Tales of Xillia and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3. Namco Bandai has announced that the Tales panel will be headed by producer Hideo Baba, while Hiroshi Matsuyama, CEO and President of CyberConnect2, will be at the Naruto panel. Both gentlemen will also be available throughout the weekend to meet fans and sign items at Namco Bandai’s booth (#1307). Full details are available below.

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Convention, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Asura’s Wrath gets episode DLC, remaining DLC dated

The first round of DLC for Asura’s Wrath has hit PSN and will launch tomorrow on Live Marketplace. Today’s release includes Episode 11.5, an anime-inspired downloadable episode that bridges the gap between episodes 11 and 12 of the full game. The pack is going for 160 MS Points/$1.99. Another stylized episode is scheduled to launch next week, on April 3, for the same price.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News