It's been nearly ten years since Naruto made its animated debut in Japan. Over the past decade Studio Pierrot has told countless stories of the young ninja and his friends, introducing dozens of characters into the ever-expanding sage. Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations attempts to cram all of that into a single fighting game. We might need a bigger disc.
Japanese developer CyberConnect2 has been creating Ultimate Ninja fighting adventure titles based on the Naruto series since 2003. After five installments on the PlayStation 2 the series made the leap to the PlayStation 3 with Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm. The Xbox 360 got in on the party with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, adding in content from the second animated series starring a slightly more mature Naruto and friends. Each game packed in more characters and story than the last, while still maintaining the 3D free-movement fighting system that's become the franchise's calling card.