Become immersed in Ninja Gaiden like never before as you run, jump, throw shirukens, and cast ninpo magic all through the intuitive use of the DS Stylus. Take control as the new story unfolds in a unique and highly stylized graphical adventure. Uncover all the mysteries of Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword as you fight enemy ninjas and battle various fiends while taking on the role of Master Ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, in an all new storyline for the Nintendo DS.
Developed by Executive Producer Tomonobu Itagaki and the Team NINJA development studio, Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword features beautifully rendered environments, fast Ninja Gaiden-style action, numerous enemies, and a new story. Various directional movements and taps with the DS stylus will activate Ryu Hayabusa to run, jump, attack, and cast Ninpo (Ninja Magic). Certain combinations of movements will allow players to perform special attacks like the “Izuna Drop” and the “Cicada Slash” which were made famous in the Ninja Gaiden console games.
“Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword brings a new level of gaming action to the Nintendo DS,” says Yoh Watanabe, Tecmo’s Marketing Manager. “There’s currently a demo available on the DS Download Station and I urge everyone to try it out and you’ll know what I mean.”
- Innovative DS Stylus Functionality: Smoothly maneuver and fight through levels with the intuitive operation of the DS stylus.
- Hold the DS Like a Book: Hold the DS with one hand like a book to assist in the operation of the stylus which allows players to view a wider range of scenes.
- Cast Ninpo, Ninja Magic, by Letter Input: Using the DS Stylus, draw various letters to quickly execute numerous types of Ninpo.
- New to the DS: Experience Team Ninja’s first original action game for the Nintendo DS!
Scheduled release date : March 2008.
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