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  • Summary: The Naruto franchise is back with a brand new experience in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. This new game lets gamers battle as a team of 4 to compete against other teams online! Graphically, Shinobi Striker is also built from the ground up in a completely new graphic style. Lead yourThe Naruto franchise is back with a brand new experience in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker. This new game lets gamers battle as a team of 4 to compete against other teams online! Graphically, Shinobi Striker is also built from the ground up in a completely new graphic style. Lead your team and fight online to see who the best ninjas are!

    FEATURES:

    * 4 vs. 4 team based gameplay with 8 ninjas fighting simultaneously; play co-op with your friends to become the best ninjas online.

    * Enjoy a new graphic style with more vivid colors for characters, maps and ninjutsu.

    * Dynamic 3rd person ninja gameplay lets players take advantage of an arena environment with vertical running and jumping.

    * Features favorite Naruto characters and teams from the series including Naruto, Sasuke, and Team 7.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 29
  2. Negative: 4 out of 29
  1. Sep 6, 2018
    80
    This might be the first Naruto game in a long time that does something new, blending anime with class-based online battles. The idea may seem a little strange but it works well, and it would be great to see Bandai Namco build off this with other anime franchises in future. Shinobi Striker is well worth your time if you like the Naruto series and even worth trying out if you just want a new multiplayer experience to get lost in.
  2. Sep 3, 2018
    70
    This is a good Naruto game, focused on competition and customizing our character, but it needs more content and modes.
  3. Sep 26, 2018
    70
    Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker has both its good and bad moments. Unfortunately a lot of the bad moments for me was with the combat and constantly getting knocked down with barely anytime to defend myself when getting back up before the onslaught continued, but a lot of that I’m willing to chalk up to my own lack of skill. Still, the VR Missions are enjoyable once you learn the nuances of combat, but don’t expect to see me floating around the online lobbies any time soon.
  4. Sep 5, 2018
    65
    While it’s certainly not even close to being what we got with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm, it’s still a fun and enjoyable game that surprised me quite a lot more than I expected it to.
  5. Mar 6, 2019
    60
    If you are tired of those old, epic single player storylines and local versus matches that your usual Naruto games offer, here's your chance! Shinobi Striker is anything but that. Not everyone's cup of tea, but gives a breath of fresh air to a long running fighting games series. Me? I'm up for some more of that stale air of the Storm series! Not a bad game, though.
  6. Sep 11, 2018
    60
    Much like how Boruto has failed to live up to its progenitor, Boruto to Naruto: Shinobi Striker cannot live up to the Ultimate Ninja Storm games. Like most of its type, it gives a huge advantage to those who can play with friends, a guild, or a clan, but even with this, the broken matchmaking leads to crushing defeats on a regular basis. This, combined with the constant delays thanks to unskippable results screens and huge load times, really puts a dampener on the whole experience. It's a shame because there are a lot of good elements here, plus a crazy and addictive combat system. It, sadly, just all feels rather unfinished.
  7. Sep 5, 2018
    40
    This game shares a lot of DNA with the Dragonball Xenoverse titles but manages to falter at almost every aspect, with flaws in the mission structure, the combat, the way you attain loot and in the way that you develop your character.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 23
  2. Negative: 10 out of 23
  1. Sep 6, 2018
    10
    As far as Naruto games go, this is one of the best. It plays similarly to the Storm series crossed with Overwatch. Can't stop playing.
  2. Sep 7, 2020
    10
    Esse jogo é muito bom divertido diversificado e criativo eu recomendo para todos!!
  3. Sep 4, 2018
    10
    This game is great, it's very true to Naruto and very addictive. Extremely immersive and just all around fun, highly recommend.
  4. Jan 10, 2021
    6
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  5. Sep 5, 2018
    4
    Naruto games aren't the most technical fighters out on the market. You won't find that you need to pour hundreds of hours into any of theNaruto games aren't the most technical fighters out on the market. You won't find that you need to pour hundreds of hours into any of the Storm series to master combo's and what not like other fighting games. The Storm series does well enough to be fun, and provide a decent competitive experience when it came to multiplayer.

    With that said.. Shinobi Strikers is not like the Storm series at all, and doesn't try to be in many ways. Combat is overly simplistic and repetitive. You will find that you have two main forms of attacks; Quick attacks and Heavy attacks. You can swap the styles of combat out for projectile combat, but it doesn't change much. You are greeted to a cool down system that is similar to what you'll find in MOBA's and Hero shooters. You get two "special" abilities, and then must wait for them to recharge with time. You'll find that using these attacks are 80% of the game.

    There is not much of a counter system in place. You can block for what it's worth, but the game is designed in a way that makes it useless. You can use a substitution Jutsu every 10 to 15 seconds, so if you use it around multiple players.. you are doomed to take damage and or die right away. This is a big problem seeing as there is a few attacks that are just overpowering, and can wipe you out quickly.

    The controls are.. passable to say the least. You'll find that the camera angles are wonky, and that your character often doesn't do what you want them to do. That's not to say they are so horrible that it's declared broken... but it definitely isn't good. And to be quite frank, it's a shame the controls are this bad in a game that is mainly focused on mobility.

    An "all online" Naruto game sounds fun on paper, but this isn't how you do it. It's a game that wants to be several things, and fails to even be decent at one of them. They put a fair amount of detail into customization and unlockables, and that seems to be where they got it right. Sadly they designed it so that you'll have to spend hours upon hours grinding out missions that are just attack and defend objectives on a timer. You don't even need to play the game to find this out. Just search up the achievement/trophy list and see how many of them are time consumption based. 1000 wins, 1000 matches in this mode, and that mode. It's a drag to think you have to spend this much time on a game that feels broken most of the time.

    Overall.. I am disappointed with my purchase. If you can, rent this game. Buying it and giving Bandai Namco your money for this lazy and poorly thought out game will only give them power to continue making games like this.
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  6. Dec 1, 2019
    4
    O jogo é ruim. Cheio de bugs e inconsistências nos combates. Além disso, há glitch que são usados para se tirar vantagens, e esses glitches jáO jogo é ruim. Cheio de bugs e inconsistências nos combates. Além disso, há glitch que são usados para se tirar vantagens, e esses glitches já existem há muito tempo. No entanto, a Bandai não se esforça para arruma-los. Para piorar a experiência no jogo, a Bandai não faz uma seleção justa dos participantes dad batalhas. Entao se você for jogar esse jogo sozinho, a Bandai vai fazer com que você fique em uma equipe com pessoas que ainda estão aprendendo a jogar, enquanto os adversários já estão em um nível muito alto. O que resulta na sua desvantagem. Também há problemas com o balanceamento das habilidades, no jogo há jutsus que paralisam o adversário e com isso pode-se fazer um combo e tirar muita vida dele. No entanto, não há, na descrição da técnica, informação de que esses jutsus reduzem a defesa ou algo do tipo. Agora se você for usar a lógica e utilizar uma técnica que informa que reduz a defesa do alvo e tentar fazer algum combo com isso, o dano não vai chegar nem perto do daquele combo que não tem relação nenhuma com a redução de defesa, esse tipo de inconsistência também se repete em outros momentos. Também não há motivos para se comprar as DLCs, o jogador não tem vantagem nenhuma por gastar dinheiro no jogo. Há técnicas e glitches no jogo base que deixam muitas técnicas de DLC no sem utilidade nenhuma. E para finalizar, há um problema na exibição das informações de vitórias e derrotas do jogador, se você cair numa equipe inexperiente contra uma equipe com jogadores muito experientes e tentar pelo menos forçar um empate não valerá de nada seu esforço porque não há a seção de informação de empates, eles colocam os EMPATES na contagem de DERRROTAS, então não motivos para se esforçar em uma batalha em que você já perdeu. Não recomendo a compra de jogo muito menos de suas DLCs. Expand
  7. Jul 7, 2020
    1
    The game is good and the concept of the game is so unique and fun to play. However, the servers are **** as hell always disconnecting andThe game is good and the concept of the game is so unique and fun to play. However, the servers are **** as hell always disconnecting and lagging even with a 500MB/s connection and it breaks all the fun in the gameplay. It's the only detail but it's such a big one that I can't enjoy the game anymore. Expand

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