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  • Summary: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is a 3D ninja fighting action with a roster reaching 100 playable characters that spans the entire Naruto and Naruto Shippuden anime arcs.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. Sep 16, 2014
    90
    With more than 100 playable characters to choose from and an enhanced fighting system, the new Naruto game is more addictive and diverse than ever. An absolute must have for every Naruto fan.
  2. Sep 15, 2014
    80
    CyberConnect2 improves over a trusted formula that still manages to attract Naruto fans. Great production values, a big number of fighters and excellent story mode. However, the Japanese studio at some point will have to find the way to add more innovations.
  3. Sep 18, 2014
    80
    A slew of engaging gameplay modes and a huge character roster ensure that you'll be kept busy, but once again, it's the brilliant and intense spectacle of all-out ninja warfare that'll keep you utterly glued to your controller.
  4. Sep 21, 2014
    72
    Well worth a look if you’re a fan of Naruto or alternative takes on the classic beat-em-up formula, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution offers up a refreshingly unique, albeit flawed, gaming experience.
  5. Sep 29, 2014
    70
    A minority of fans certainly will keep religiously this new game and has every right to do so, but all of those who care about the future of Naruto in home consoles should be worried about the apparent lack of ideas and profound innovations in the series.
  6. games(TM)
    Sep 16, 2014
    70
    While it's not likely to satisfy anyone looking for deep fighting action, existing fans will be pleased with what's on offer. [Issue#152, p.123]
  7. Oct 15, 2014
    55
    If you are a fan of the game series, you may want to check it out first before making a purchase.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 29
  2. Negative: 8 out of 29
  1. Sep 16, 2014
    10
    Reviewing a game is always personal, so I can only speak for myself - but Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is (to me) near aReviewing a game is always personal, so I can only speak for myself - but Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution is (to me) near a perfect game! I am a huge fan of the Naruto series, and the game provides with tons of fan service! I can't get enough of it! If the game had a proper story mode that followed the story - then it would have been perfect. But the story about Mecha Naruto is actually really interesting! Many of the old characters have been updated in the form of awakening actions etc. - I know that not everyone has recieved the update they deserved, but this game has a lot to offer, and I can only recommend it. 10/10! Believe it! Expand
  2. Sep 20, 2014
    10
    The game is pretty good it has more than 100 characters.I enjoyed, but the only that i dont like is the story mode.But it stills a good gameThe game is pretty good it has more than 100 characters.I enjoyed, but the only that i dont like is the story mode.But it stills a good game if you enjoy fighting games. Expand
  3. Apr 25, 2018
    8
    Is a good naruto game, but the campaign is not so great, you have a lot of characters to play and a lot off exclusive movements, the graphicsIs a good naruto game, but the campaign is not so great, you have a lot of characters to play and a lot off exclusive movements, the graphics are good, and you can feel the action, the battle mode is a disappointment, because they divided the awakening mode and the jutsu mode, so... you cant realize every movement in a single battle because you have to choose what you can do Expand
  4. Feb 7, 2017
    6
    Of course, i'm complaining like the other 'critics' about the lack of the storyline, but the game itself it's good, you have a plenty ofOf course, i'm complaining like the other 'critics' about the lack of the storyline, but the game itself it's good, you have a plenty of 'ninjutsu powers', more, i think, than the last game which makes the game more playable. Expand
  5. Sep 16, 2014
    5
    Intro:
    I wasn't hyped for this game, I wasn't following all the news about this game, BUT I knew about new characters, battle types and that
    Intro:
    I wasn't hyped for this game, I wasn't following all the news about this game, BUT I knew about new characters, battle types and that this game has anime content created by Kishimoto. I bought day1 edition, because I'm a fan of numbered(1,2,3) storm games. I wasn't hyped because I had a feeling that "revolution" might turn out to be like "generations", and I was right. This review is my personal oppinion, nothing I will say is a fact , so take it lightly.

    1. Character Roster
    Roster gets expanded with every new game in the series "Revolution" is not exception. I'm not gonna lie, I like this roster it's great, developers improved on the amount of the characters and slot usage. But there's still things that I dislike.
    Like Itachi still taking 2 slots - normal Itachi and edo-Itachi is the same character but with different justsu and ultimate, with everything esle from moveset to awakening and animations being the same.
    Support only characters, CC2 doesn't listen to their fans, sound 4 was requested since storm 1 and CC2 are trolling by putting them as support only characters!
    And they skipped 7 swordsmen, Kinkaku and Ginkaku AGAIN because Iruka and Konohomaru are more important.

    2. Graphics
    As always CC2 replicates anime perfectly, "Revolution" doesn't give it many chances to shine, but I understand that this game has no storymode with qte to show our favorite moments form the anime/manga. On the other hand new awakenings are giving us some anime/manga moments of awesomeness like 10tails, Perfect Susanoo and Thousand Hands Buddha.

    3. Content
    Sunny Side Battle - 10-11 minute poor quality video of Itachi Cooking breakfast for Sasuke. It may sound like something bad, but it's really not. I had some geat laughs after every minute of that video.

    The Two Uchihas - Great story, too bad it was so short.

    Creation Of Akatsuki - Cool and stuff but nothing really interesting, there was no reason for some members to join. The only good ones were how Orochimaru asked to join and how Hidan was wondering if Kakuzu is immoratl too. Almost every Akastuki member got a story and a costume except Kisame, he wasn't even shown till the end of the story where every member is already in his place.

    The Far Reaches Of Hope - I don't even understand why is it here. Completely unnecessary.

    Story of Mecha-Naruto - can't say anything good or bad about it, but every fan must play through it.

    Ninja World Tournament - Cool new feature, fun, balanced(kinda), but very limited.

    Online Ghosts - are pointless.
    Customization - Sounds good but in reality it's not cool at all. Everyone uses the same items, it's not even funny.

    4.Battle System and Online
    New battle types are garbage - they limit you in every aspect and cause disbalance.
    Less combos, less jutsus(I know it was for the sake of the balance, but changing speed and damage of the jutsu could have helped, balance=/=removing jutsus), DANZO(those who played online will understand), counters and stuns make everything even worse.
    In previous games you had to have a skill to cancel combo into ultimate, now it's a childs play, you don't have to do anything the game will do it for you. While holding block don't touch the left stick or else... well you're dead.
    WORST BATTLE SYSTEM IN THE WHOLE SERIES.

    Conclusion:
    If I had to give this game a score it would be this: 5,5/10 "Revolution" is not better than "Generations"+ worst battle system, but more content! DEFINITELY A DOWNGRADE!!
    I wouldn't recomend buying this game for the full price that it has, this game is worth 30 bucks not more. Cause you don't need online with all the flaws this game has, you don't need a limited battle system that this game has. BUT you need the content that it provides, cause you can unlock almost every DLC costumes that storm 3 had(sage Kabuto included)+ new akatsuki costumes, new characters and hours of anime materials that you will enjoy, so if you haven't bought DLC costumes for storm 3 - here you can get them for free, if you paid for storm 3's DLC costumes - here you don't have to pay again.
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  6. Mar 7, 2015
    5
    Naruto Storm Revolution is another cash grab from Bandai Namco. Nothing really new but at the start its a fun game. Tournament is ok i guessNaruto Storm Revolution is another cash grab from Bandai Namco. Nothing really new but at the start its a fun game. Tournament is ok i guess but is really easy. Only good thing is Mecha Naruto and his story, Kushina is the new character and shes alright. Just wait for Storm 4 if you think about getting this. Expand
  7. Sep 18, 2014
    0
    there are more 100 playable characters, ok, but, more than half of the half of them don't have new, that is, the characters are recycled. Theythere are more 100 playable characters, ok, but, more than half of the half of them don't have new, that is, the characters are recycled. They could have waited until the series was over, even wait for the new movie to come out and be developing the game, but them preferred the money.
    Do not buy this game, expect it to come out next.
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