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Ninja Gaiden Sigma

Platform(s): PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
Genre: Action
Publisher: Tecmo Koei
Developer: Team Ninja
Release Date: Feb. 22, 2012

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'Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus' (ALL) Becomes Vita Launch Title

by Rainier on Jan. 6, 2012 @ 9:58 a.m. PST

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus is an upgraded version of Ninja Gaiden Black, with an improved combat system, updated graphics, new weapons, and the ability to wield dual katanas.

The worldwide acclaimed action hit Ninja Gaiden Sigma that was developed for the PS3 is back and better than ever on the PlayStation Vita. Combining the high speed unique action of Ninja Gaiden with the exciting new features of the PlayStation Vita console, including the touchscreen, gyro sensor, and the rear touch pad, Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus will become the definitive package for fans and action gamers worldwide. Toggling between 1st and 3rd person views, using the gyro sensor to target your enemies and shoot projectiles, and launching stronger Ninpo using the rear touch pad are only a few of the thrilling additions to the game.

Whether players are long-time experts or newbies to the fierce world of Ryu Hayabusa, they can relive the story from the beginning, enjoying a variety of play styles - Hero, Normal and Hard and even more. The Hero mode makes flashy weapon combat an ease, as it gives players automatic guard and evasion assists. It also allows players to execute enhanced Ninpo techniques, all which are possible through simple controls, giving novice players a chance to easily enjoy the rich story; while hardcore veterans are in for classic Ninja Gaiden challenge in the Normal and Hard styles, along with even more difficulties for those hard-core Ninjas out there!

"The Ninja Gaiden series lends itself to a great experience on this amazing new platform," says Yosuke Hayashi, Studio Head of Team NINJA. "We're confident that gamers, both our fans and those new to the series, will find Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus to be a thrilling and challenging experience that lives up to the spirit of what the series is best known for while offering a host of new and portable gameplay mechanics."

Coupled with this is an array of Ninja Trials which will test the might of the toughest Ninja.These sub-missions will have a multitude of difficulties and unique mission content such as only using projectile weapons among others. The Mission Mode from the Sigma series is now bigger and better than ever!

Key Features:

  • Unsheathe Ryu's blade and take on battle hardened enemies using the intuitive controls of PS Vita.
  • Slice your way through an epic campaign that features a brand new difficulty level exclusive to PS Vita called Hero.
  • Use your combat skills and ninja prowess to unlock multiple costumes for Ryu

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