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‘Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3’ blood and violence detailed

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The Entertainment Software Rating board has revealed their rating summary for the upcoming multiplatform title, “Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3.” According to a listing update from Feb. 5, the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 video game got tagged with a T (for Teen) rating for having blood and violence. It may also contain online user-created contents that are unrated. You can check out some screens from the latest game in the “Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm” series in the slideshow at the top of this article and the full rating summary below (courtesy of the ESRB):

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Other: Includes online features that may expose players to unrated user-generated content (Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)

Rating Summary: This is an action-fighting game in which players engage in one-on-one battles against characters from the Naruto Shippuden franchise. Characters punch, kick, and use special moves (e.g., fireballs, swords, throwing weapons) to drain opponents' life meters. Small blood-splatter effects occur when characters strike opponents with bladed weapons. One scene depicts a character slashing at a non-adversary and an enemy during a standoff; another cutscenes depicts two characters impaled on a creature's claw—blood appears on the claw as well as the characters' mouths.

CyberConnect2, the studio that worked on the earlier entries in the series in addition to “Asura’s Wrath and other titles, is the developer behind “Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3.” Namco Bandai Games will be handling the publishing duties for the upcoming video game, which will feature over 80 characters from the popular “Naruto” anime and manga franchise, when it launches in North America on March 5. You can pre-order the title in the following link: “Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3”



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