The Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven "Reel Ninja Film Contest" kicked off on February 3 to support the upcoming release of Activision's Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven video game. Students at least 18 years of age were asked to submit the ultimate ninja short film for the chance to win $20,000 in cash prizes. The Grand Prize winner, as judged by acclaimed director John Woo and producer Terence Chang, is being selected this week and will be notified on or around March 4, and the First Prize winner will be announced on March 17. The Grand Prize film will also be showcased on www.tenchu.com alongside the five finalists.
Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven is rated "M" (Mature - content suitable for persons 17 and older) by the ESRB and will be available on March 4 for a suggested retail price of $49.99.