Final Fantasy VII Bike Game Could Pave the Path to a Full Remake

Ever since seeing the intro to Final Fantasy VII remade in HD in that PS3 tech demo back in 2005, I've been silently, yet skeptically, hoping for an upgraded remake of the game. Well, it looks like the reality of such a remake may or may not hinge on Square Enix's upcoming mobile game. » 6/12/14 8:00am 6/12/14 8:00am

The JoJo Fighting Game is Full of Love, But Plagued by DLC

Based on the manga series by Hirohiko Araki, Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle is basically a love letter to the series' multitude of fans. » 8/29/13 6:00am 8/29/13 6:00am

Naruto Shippuden Ultimate Ninja Storm 3: The Kotaku Review

After nearly a decade of playing Naruto video games, that annoying little jerk of a ninja unleashes his most powerful move yet — making me cry. God I hate him. » 3/13/13 8:30am 3/13/13 8:30am

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

Report: Naruto Storm 3 Ready to Rain Down Next Year

According to leaks from the upcoming Jump magazine, Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 » 6/21/12 6:00am 6/21/12 6:00am is headed to the Xbox 360 and PS3 next year in Japan. If this leak is true, expect more details (and images) once the issue is finally published.

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… » 3/14/12 8:00pm 3/14/12 8:00pm

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

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

Generations Collide in the Latest Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm

Now that CyberConnect2 has mastered the Naruto game on current-generation platforms, it's time to mix things up. Whiny child Naruto meets equally whiny teenage Naruto in 2012's Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations. » 6/30/11 5:20pm 6/30/11 5:20pm

The Threat Of A Tennessee-Sized Finger And Other Dangers Debuting In …

There's a guy named Asura, who you can control, sometimes with very few buttons. He's the star of Asura's Wrath, a new absurd action game. Asura keeps the world safe... from giant fingers and other divine threats. » 4/12/11 4:00pm 4/12/11 4:00pm

The Gods Must Be Crazy To Forget About This Game

Capcom's upcoming Asura's Wrath was one of the big surprises out of last year's Tokyo Game Show. So surprising, in fact, the world has been shocked into forgetting all about it ever since. » 1/20/11 12:30am 1/20/11 12:30am

Review: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 Improves With Age

Sure, you've weathered plenty of ninja storms in your day, but are you prepared to face the Ultimate Ninja Storm... 2? » 11/15/10 5:20pm 11/15/10 5:20pm

In Seven Days, Something Will Happen

Maybe you'll eat a turkey sandwich. Perhaps, you'll drink a glass of carrot juice. You may even read watch television. The future is endless. The reveal for this countdown teaser is not. » 3/11/10 8:00am 3/11/10 8:00am

Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Goes Another Round

CyberConnect2 is back with a follow-up to the gorgeous but shallow Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm, slapping on the Shippuden label and letting Xbox 360 owners in on the fun. » 2/04/10 1:20pm 2/04/10 1:20pm

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm Review: A Pretty Good Start

After two years of languishing in ninja-less void, the PlayStation 3 finally gets its very own Naruto game with Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm. » 11/21/08 4:00pm 11/21/08 4:00pm

Naruto: Ultmate Ninja Storm Getting Day One DLC

CyberConnect2 president Hiroshi Matsuyama is now the number one reason I want to learn to speak Japanese. He has this quick-talking, sly sort of accent that reminds me a bit of a stereotypical used car salesman that is completely compelling to listen to. I almost wish that his translator would stop interrupting at… » 8/21/08 3:30am 8/21/08 3:30am