New Releases: What upcoming games are you looking forward to?
Naruto taps into his chakra ... or had beans for lunch.When it comes to anime-based videogame franchises, the two heaviest hitters on the market today have to be Dragon Ball Z and Naruto. But while Goku and his friends seem to be in a slump as of late, the Nine-Tailed Fox is still pushing forward, stronger than ever. Case in point: Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution 2, the sequel to last year's popular Wii fighting game. Packed with new features, new fighters and a host of gameplay tweaks over the original game, is this sequel enough to entice Wii owners to go another round with Naruto and the rest of the Hidden Leaf Village? To quote Naruto himself, "Believe it!" One main reason that Naruto has grabbed hold of so many fans is that the series places an ensemble of interesting and unique characters in genuinely entertaining situations, while packing the story with so much action it nearly bursts at the seams. Clash of Ninja Revolution brought that formula to the Wii, but there was still ...
What's Hot: Great visuals; Plenty of different gameplay options; Stays faithful to the source while still offering new material.
What's Not: Where's my online play?; Controls can take some getting used to.