The Naruto: Ninja Storm Folks Build a Better Endless Runner

CyberConnect2 might be my favorite Japanese game developer. Not only is it the studio responsible for the Naruto: Ninja Storm fighting game franchise, the .hack role-playing games and the spectacular Little Tail Bronx series, its first stab at mobile gaming is a fresh new spin on the crowded endless runner genre. » 2/20/13 12:15pm 2/20/13 12:15pm

Run Over People with Cars in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure

Famed manga JoJo's Bizarre Adventure is once again bringing its colorful cast of characters and day-glo visual panache to the fighting game scene. Developed by CyberConnect2 and produced by Namco Bandai, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle unleashes manga-inspired attacks, such as running over people with cars. » 9/21/12 1:30am 9/21/12 1:30am

Running a Marathon Dressed as Naruto and Failing Miserably

In sports, not everyone can be winners. Some must come in second, or third place. Some must come in dead last. Some don't even do that.


Just ask Hiroshi Matsuyama. He's the head of Japanese game developer, CyberConnect2, and to mark Naruto selling ten million video game spin-offs, Matsuyama decided to run the Paris… » 4/24/12 6:00am 4/24/12 6:00am

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations: The Kotaku Review

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 … » 3/14/12 8:00pm 3/14/12 8:00pm

You May Punch Heavily-Armed Buddhas and Giant Elephants in Asura's…

How appropriate that a game as bonkers as Asura's Wrath was mailed to me on a disc that only contained some chapters from its middle. Who cares how this game begins? It's not like it would suddenly make complete sense. » 2/06/12 4:00pm 2/06/12 4:00pm