New screenshots for Ninja Gaiden 3 have arrived with details about the sequel’s premise. Expect main character and master-of-many-weapons Ryu Hayabusa to find his right arm possessed. Ryu’s evil arm will be a central part of Ninja Gaiden 3’s story and from look of these new screenshots, it appears that his arm will make him even more dangerous.
The information comes from a feature recently published in Famitsu. You can head to the magazine’s site to see more screens of Ryu killing goons. In addition, you can also see some nice shots of the Ninja Gaiden ninja sliding and wall-climbing in new ways. Speaking to Famitsu, Ninja Gaiden 3 producer Yousuke Hayashi also said that the game will focus on Ryu as a “Japanese Dark Hero,” reinforcing the idea that Hayabusa’s ominous arm will be the main thing that the game’s story revolves around.
Right now, Team Ninja figures that Ninja Gaiden is about 30% finished. While no firm release date was announced, the game is expected to launch in 2012 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Expect more details on Ninja Gaiden 3 from E3 2011. GamesRadar will be there checking out the latest entry in the series so that you can find out more about it here.
[Source: Famitsu via Andriasang]
Jun 1, 2011