NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst – A Review of the Remastered Game
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst is a remastered version of the original game that was released in 2013. It features enhanced graphics, new content, and improved gameplay. The game is based on the popular anime and manga series NARUTO, and follows the story of the 4th Great Ninja War, a massive conflict that involves all the ninja villages and their allies. The game allows players to experience the epic battles and emotional moments of the war, as well as to explore the vast ninja world and interact with various characters.
The game has several modes to choose from, such as Story Mode, Free Battle Mode, Online Mode, and Challenge Mode. In Story Mode, players can relive the events of the war from different perspectives, such as Naruto, Sasuke, Kakashi, and more. The mode also includes an additional chapter that was not in the original game, where Sasuke and Itachi team up to face Kabuto, who has mastered the forbidden Reanimation technique. This chapter adds more depth and closure to the Uchiha brothers’ relationship, and features a thrilling boss fight.
In Free Battle Mode, players can choose from over 80 playable characters and customize their appearance, abilities, and items. They can then fight against the computer or another player in various stages and settings. The battles are fast-paced and dynamic, with each character having their own unique moves and combos. Players can also unleash powerful Ultimate Jutsus and awaken their inner potential with Awakening Modes. The game also supports online multiplayer, where players can challenge other players from around the world in ranked or unranked matches.
In Challenge Mode, players can test their skills and endurance in 100 different missions, each with their own objectives and conditions. Some missions require players to defeat a certain number of enemies, while others require them to survive for a certain amount of time. The missions vary in difficulty and reward players with items and titles.
The game also features 38 additional costumes that were previously available as downloadable content (DLC) for the original game. These costumes allow players to dress up their favorite characters in different outfits, such as school uniforms, swimsuits, samurai armor, and more.
NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst is a must-have for fans of NARUTO and anime lovers in general. It offers a rich and immersive experience that captures the essence of the series. The game is available for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
One of the main attractions of the game is the Story Mode, which covers the most important events of the 4th Great Ninja War. The mode is divided into nine chapters, each focusing on a different character or group of characters. The chapters are:
– The Five Kage Summit: The story begins with the meeting of the five leaders of the ninja villages, who decide to form an alliance against the Akatsuki, a rogue organization that plans to use the power of the Tailed Beasts to create a weapon of mass destruction.
– Team 7 Assembles: Naruto, Sakura, and Kakashi reunite as Team 7 and join forces with other ninja to stop the Akatsuki from capturing the Eight-Tails and the Nine-Tails, the two remaining Tailed Beasts.
– The Two Jinchuriki: Naruto and Killer Bee, the hosts of the Nine-Tails and the Eight-Tails respectively, face off against several members of the Akatsuki, including Itachi, Nagato, Kisame, and Deidara.
– The Birth of Naruto: The story flashes back to the day when Naruto was born, and reveals the truth behind his parents’ death and his connection to the Nine-Tails. The story also shows how Minato, Naruto’s father and the Fourth Hokage, sealed the Nine-Tails inside Naruto to save him and the village from destruction.
– The Far Reaches of Hope: The story returns to the present, where Naruto and Killer Bee encounter Tobi, the masked leader of the Akatsuki, who reveals his true identity and his plan to use the Tailed Beasts to create a new world order. Naruto and Killer Bee then join forces with other ninja to stop Tobi and his army of Reanimated ninja from starting a war.
– The Outbreak of War: The war begins, and the allied ninja forces clash with Tobi’s army in various locations. The story follows several characters as they fight for their lives and their ideals, such as Gaara, Darui, Sai, Ino-Shika-Cho, Kankuro, Temari, and more.
– The Fire Rages On: The war intensifies, and more powerful enemies appear on the battlefield. The story focuses on some of the legendary ninja who have been brought back to life by Kabuto’s Reanimation technique, such as Hanzo, Chiyo, Asuma, Danzo, Zabuza, Haku, and more. The story also shows how some of the living ninja cope with facing their former friends and foes.
– Allied Shinobi Forces Jutsu: The allied ninja forces launch a counterattack against Tobi’s army with a coordinated strategy. The story highlights some of the most epic battles of the war, such as Naruto vs. Madara Uchiha, Sasuke vs. Itachi Uchiha, Kakashi vs. Obito Uchiha, Guy vs. Kisame Hoshigaki, and more.
– The Last Battle: The final chapter of the story mode features an exclusive scenario that was not in the original game. It depicts the showdown between Sasuke and Itachi against Kabuto Yakushi, who has achieved Sage Mode and gained control over all the Reanimated ninja. The chapter also reveals Kabuto’s past and his motives for joining the Akatsuki.
The game also has a variety of other features that enhance its replay value and enjoyment. For example:
– Players can collect Ryo (the currency of the ninja world) and items by completing missions or winning battles. They can then use them to buy new costumes, accessories, tools, cards, titles, wallpapers, music tracks, and more at various shops in the game.
– Players can unlock secret factors by performing certain actions or fulfilling certain conditions during battles. Secret factors are special scenes or events that reveal more information about the characters or the story.
– Players can view their progress and achievements in various categories such as Story Mode completion rate, Free Battle win rate, Online Battle rank points, Challenge Mode missions cleared, items collected, secret factors unlocked, etc.
– Players can customize their own ninja info card with their name, title, emblem, background image, message text color etc. They can then exchange their cards with other players online or offline.