Available on Xbox One, PS4
If you’re thinking whether you should play this game, there is one question you need to ask yourself. Are you a true fan on Naruto and the Naruto Shippuden series? If the answer is yes, then go ahead. Read this review and find your own copy of the game. If you’re not, playing the game won’t be satisfying to you. This game is for the hard core fans only. Without further ado, let’s get into the review.
Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 follows the story of the game series. You’ll be engaged in battles while following characters through their own stories. Sometimes, there will be parallel storylines. Those chapters are nicely done but it won’t be rare to spend more time watching then playing.
Be prepared to spend your very first battle or two wondering what’s going on. First of all, 3D arenas where combat is placed probably won’t help your orientation. Also, you need to know that Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 is not like any other fighting game. This one is pretty fast and confusing. You have to focus on awareness all the time and make quick and strong moves.
After few battles you’ll be accustomed to the game. You’ll be fully aware of controls and the mechanics. You’ll find this game amusing and a lot more interesting than you first thought. This game is complex. You’ll learn about every fighter’s unique possibilities and differences between them. Every fighter has its own strength and abilities and the game requires from you to respect that. You’ll need to understand everyone’s style and then we can talk about some strategy. Surprisingly, this game is about strategy amongst other things.
After you complete Story mode, you can try your luck in Adventure mode. This mode will be a blast for Naruto’s big fans. Others won’t be so pleased. You may even find yourself a bit bored and like watching a soap opera instead of playing a videogame. The game offers possibility playing it online. That way, you can test your skills with Naruto fans all over the globe. They’ve done a good job here. The action goes smoothly and we can expect some regular updates.
Adventure mode brings a variety of content. There is over sixty fighters and numerous ninja disciplines. Of course, with such a wide range of characters comes the question of depth and balance. Well, it’s up to you to decide if the game is satisfying for you on that field.
Whether you enjoy playing the game, you need to give a big applause for its visuals. It’s almost like they brought anime to life. Everything is absolutely stunning. Good job guys!
As we said in the beginning, this game is another delicious treat for Naruto devotees. If you’re not a fan, don’t bother trying to play the game. Sure, you’ll enjoy some beautiful visuals but other than that, it won’t be a fan trip for you.