The latest opus in the acclaimed STORM series is taking you on a colourful and breathtaking ride. Take advantage of the totally revamped battle system and prepare to dive into the most epic fights you’ve ever seen !Read full description
The latest opus in the acclaimed STORM series is taking you on a colourful and breathtaking ride. Take advantage of the totally revamped battle system and prepare to dive into the most epic fights you’ve ever seen in the NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM series!
In NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM 4, a broad set of Ninja Skills will be yours to use against the fiercest foes you’ll ever encounter. Massive attacks in the form of “Ultimate Jutsus”, energetic evolutions with the “Awakening”, the inimitable shurikens & kunais and a unique playstyle for each ninja!
Prepare for most awaited STORM game ever created!
For EMEA: © 2002 MASASHI KISHIMOTO / 2007 SHIPPUDEN All rights reserved. © 2002 MASASHI KISHIMOTO/2007 SHIPPUDEN © NMP 2014 © 2002 MASASHI KISHIMOTO/2007 SHIPPUDEN © BMP 2015 Game © BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
For the Americas: © 2002 MASASHI KISHIMOTO/2007 SHIPPUDEN © NMP 2014 game software ©2015 BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. NARUTO artwork and elements © 2002 MASASHI KISHIMOTO / 2007 SHIPPUDEN All Rights Reserved.
This is a great game for fighting game lovers and Naruto lovers both. All of the fun and flash from the anime is brought into the game with so many characters to chose from. I highly recommend it if you are a Naruto fan, though I am on the fence about the DLC which is good though a little higher than I think they are worth. It came close to making me deduct one star, but since they weren't completely outrageous, I left it at 5 stars.
Not recommended for those who didn't watch or read Naruto. Otherwise - a must have for any Naruto fan. This is by far the best Storm game in my opinion. Naturally, it would make it better if developers could bring back such features as 4th combo, jutsu clashes, wall running, Storm 1 free roam, etc.. I could ramble about this for hours but nevermind that. They don't care anyways.. What's done is done and those removed features probably won't comeback ever. So here's a handful of pros: ? Storyline picks up from where Storm 3 left off and covers everything what's left. It's amazing as always: beautiful visuals, stunning boss battles. ? Biggest roster yet with the ability to choose between several jutsu for your character. Some characters got rebalanced or slightly changed. ? Leader switch system. It changed the game drastically. The transition is very smooth, fluid and accessible almost anytime. ? Rounds (best of 3). Matches are longer, therefore, you gain a chance to analyze your opponent and perform huge comebacks in the rounds to come. ? Elemental effects: ability to set players on fire with jutsus and explosive tags, bigger water and lightning attacks on water. ? Charged chakra dash. ? Reworked counter which helps to balance the game out. ? Upgraded visuals (more sparkles, particles), some objects and buildings can be destroyed on stage. ? Faster loading screens. (or should I say instant?) ? Better online experience: smoother battles, fixed ranked system, matching voices, character usage top. +- A little bit better in-game settings but still has a lot of room for improvement Cons: ? Rare frame drops. ? A few stages have been removed. ? Character accessories are gone (I wasn't a fan of them anyways) ? Ruined tournament mode. ? Frequent disconnections while in the middle of the match. ? Since this is the last Storm game, it lacks some new characters that were forgotten (like Swordsmen). An update to the majority of characters is needed too. ? Still images taken from the anime (with added effects like water splash or camera shake) during the first half of the game. All the other cutscenes are pre-rendered. Thus, their quality is pretty sloppy.
Although is awesome but I do noticed a significant difference. For one there is a character change where players are able to swap characters to characters, next is awakening. From Storm 3 some characters can be awaken by tilting the anolog stick and will be awaken as much as they want until the chakra has decreased. Next we have armor break. Armor break will allow players and enemies to deal more damage than usual with full/partial armor. So it's recommended for players to swap characters unless you are fighting solo lol. Next is Ultimate Jutsu. When it comes to Storm 3 you can activate the Ultimate Jutsu one or two time only but Storm 4 you are able to activate more than 2 times which is amazing and now all characters are even with the chakra and awakening
All the ninja are here for one last Storm, and it's a great one. A more fast-paced approach than its predecessors has made me enjoy this game more than the previous entries in the series, and the expanded roster and chapter-based story mode to relive the battles of the manga have reinforced my decision to pick this game over its predecessors every time. Multiplayer (locally) is also great fun, and something many PC games forego, so it's great to see that remain a consistent part of this series' ports.
I love Naruto and its story, and the Ultimate Ninja Storm series do a pretty good job of retellling the events while providing a nice interactivity with them. The combat feels satisfying, the QTE events are beyond epic and getting an S on a hard boss just feels rewarding. Even if you have no idea what Naruto is, this game is for you if you're into combat games with strategy, items, special combos and moves.
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