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New 'Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution' female character revealed

New character in 'Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution'
New character in 'Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution'
Photo courtesy of Bandai Namco Games, used with permission

A new female character has been announced for "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution." According to a report Dual Shockers on May 7, Kushina Uzumaki will be playable in the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 fighting game. Most fans of the franchise will immediately recognize her as the mother of the main protagonist, Naruto Uzumaki, as well as the wife of Minato Namikaze.

According to a translation from Shonen Gamez, Kushina Uzumaki is featured in both of the the free battle and story modes. In the campaign, players can go back in time and see her interacting with Team Minato, which composes of the younger versions of Kakashi Hatake, Obito Uchiha and Rin Nohara. In battles, she uses a frying pan as a weapon while one of her special attacks results in her hair standing up. More details will be announced in the next couple of weeks.

Kushina Uzumaki is part of several newcomers announced so far for "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution." The other characters who will be making their debuts include Fourth Kazekage, Second Mizukage, Second Tsuchikage and Third Raikage. A screen featuring one of the members of the Edo Kage group from the official "Naruto" Games Facebook page can be seen with the image near the top side of this article.

The final product should end up having more than 100 playable fighters. Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of the franchise, created several character designs just for "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution." One of the characters is Mecha Naruto, a brand new individual that players can learn more about while progressing through a new tournament mode.

The publisher of "Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution" is Bandai Namco Games. The company recently announced a Sept. release month in North America for the PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions. Although the PS4 and Xbox One is gaining traction on the market, the software product won't be coming to the two next-generation systems, at least not at launch.