If you aren't, the unholy amount of atrocious dialog will surely knock you out with the cutesy conversations that pop in every time you enter a new area, speak to a new person, or discover a new key item. A deep, original storyline allows players to access 30 major characters from the series, from standards such as Naruto and Sakura to unlikely allies like the weapons-based Tenten. You'll spend a lot of time in the combat screen trading kung-fu kicks with various ninja, samurai, monsters, and pirates in a pretty standard fare of turn-based bouts. To learn more about this service change, please visit To learn more about this service change, please visit. Cons - Very gimmicky touch screen support. Naruto nuts will surely enjoy the traditional tropes of the orange-clad hero's idiocy and the huge amount of playable characters to battle with during their chat-heavy quest.
There is plenty of treasure to collect during the eight hours of walking you'll endure during Path of the Ninja 2, but most of it is hidden away atop cliffs or beyond poisonous lakes that require you to summon monsters to access. The new Squad Leader and Ninja Tag systems provide even more squad-building options, while the Wi-Fi multiplayer feature offers aspiring ninja the chance to take on challengers from around the world. Nothing hurts more than laying down thousands of points of damage only to get suddenly smoked by a ludicrously overpowered elemental spell in the dying minutes of the finale. Improvements to the battle system will give players more options than ever before as they make use of the newly-added Squad Leader and Ninja Tag systems. Minigames that will be familiar to anyone who played the first Path of the Ninja will have you spinning, rubbing, and tapping away at the bottom screen to boost your strength, agility, and defensive stats, as well as pulling off megapowerful special attacks and healing spells.
When you aren't scouring and scavenging, you'll be trying to locate five scattered mirrors with mystical properties. When an anime series takes a break between major story arcs it offers viewers shorter alternative tales that don't correlate to an overarching plot. The amount of useless chatter in Path of a Ninja will--ZzzZzzzz. Whereas the combat is simply unremarkable, the story and adventuring aspects of Naruto's latest handheld outing are utterly forgettable. You'll see plenty of the same enemies as well as their multicolored, palette-swapped counterparts.
The dated gameplay of Naruto: Path of the Ninja combines with a couple of cool combat components such as strategic placement and decent spellcasting to help keep the game from feeling like too much of a rushed cash-in on a huge name. Given that these mirrors are the only items able to seal away an unleashed evil spirit beast, Naruto and company set out on a tedious quest to retrieve the colored reflectors and do away with the nefarious forces that are trying to destroy the world. These outside stories are commonly referred to as filler. The conventional mechanics, more so than the mundane narrative, are where Path of the Ninja 2 retains what charm it has. Even the addition of Wi-Fi multiplayer battles isn't as enticing as it could have been. Naturally, tons of random enemy encounters occur as you wander the world. Though it feels like a game you'd have loved to death on your Super Nintendo, it simply doesn't hold up 15 years later when the most noticeably new addition is different-looking character sprites.
Certain big baddies can and will wipe out your entire team with a single tremendously powerful assault, thus booting you back to the main menu--it's heartbreaking if you haven't saved in some time. Embark on a dramatic new mission with Naruto and his squad as they discover a mysterious valley and an ancient sealed evil about to put all their lives in danger. Nevertheless, the turn-based action often boils down to you tapping the A button until each inanimate enemy sprite disappears. Besides playing the online aspects of the game, it does holds itself with a lot of goodies and some baddies. The final boss encounter is the most notably agitating because you'll fight three consecutive, progressively more powerful enemies that don't let you save the game or heal your characters between battles. Product Dimensions 5 x 5. Online features of this game are no longer available after this date but this game still provides an entertaining experience in offline mode.
International Shipping This item is not eligible for international shipping. . A deep, original storyline allows players to access 30 major characters from the series, from standards such as Naruto and Sakura to unlikely allies like the weapons-based Tenten. You'll be in and out of menus constantly as you search for and summon the appropriate wall crawler, rock smasher, or lake crosser that allows you access to your desired prize. Savings represents a discount off the List Price. Path of the Ninja 2 is a loving throwback, but it fails to offer any depth beyond the basic fun of punching gigantic turtles.
Sure, tactically relocating your squadron of three fighters between a trio of planes adds strategy; the closer you are to your foe, the more damage you will inflict, sacrificing some defence as a result. Even with the help of jutsu skills, you'll often be frustrated by the infuriatingly cheap bosses. Pros: - Great Story Not the best non-canonical story for Naruto but still interesting enough. . . . .
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