Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
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  1. Somehow, Naruto Clash of the Ninja Revolution both makes good use of the license and ended up being a very enjoyable game overall. It might not be the greatest game of this year, but there is a lot to like about Naruto Clash of the Ninja Revolution.
  2. 84
    Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution isn’t a huge improvement over its GameCube predecessors, but it is still a better overall package, and for that we can’t fault it.
  3. Sure, it's not a big deviation from the Clash of Ninja franchise formula, but I can appreciate it for what it's worth: a good time.
  4. Overall, Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution is a great fighter for the Wii that isn’t as full-featured as it could be, but it’s probably good enough to take the crown of the best fighter on the Wii this year.
  5. A completely manic fighting game that makes it satisfyingly simple to do some impressively simple moves. [Jan 2008, p.54]
  6. The presentation captures the essence of the show– even with its sometimes-squeaky character voicework. Revolution also has Wii-specific mini-games packed in, along with the option to fight against three other players – always a bonus for this type of game.
  7. This game hits the mark in being a fun fighter. For once, the Wii controls weren't an after thought -- they actually help the game instead of hindering it. Good choice for anyone who wants a good fighter or fun game on the Wii.
  8. AceGamez
    I have thoroughly enjoyed Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution - it isn't a crappy game with a license tacked on, but rather a great game that makes excellent usage of a license to enhance the overall feel.
  9. It has everything you want in your fighting games with the exception of online capabilities.
  10. Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution is not a bad game; however, it is not a great game either. It’s a good game with growing pains.
  11. A simple fighting game, designed for fans of the Naruto.
  12. Nintendo Power
    While this is still a solid game, the formula's starting to get stale. [Dec 2007, p.84]
  13. 70
    Fans will eat this game up, obviously, and everyone else will find it to be enjoyable if not terribly involving.
  14. Despite all this, Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution is still just a simple, mediocre fighting game that doesn’t adequately fall back on its source material enough for it to warrant a purchase for anybody expecting an experience like the one offered by the show.
  15. Everything from the visual presentation to the core fighting system has stayed stagnant since the original GameCube game.
  16. This is a solid anime title, although this franchise is getting to be so repetitive that these games don't offer anything but fan service. The GC, and now Wii, line of the series was the strongest of the titles, but they need to bring more story into a title that relies so heavily on its characters.
  17. Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution is a solid fighting game which has the same atmosphere as the cartoon. If you like the series, you must add this game to your collection. For other players this game might also be interesting, since it's the first good fighting game for the Wii so far.
  18. Despite the lack of ambition, with a great fighting system that never gets boring, Naruto provides fast and furious fights, making it one of the best fighters available for the Wii, even if you’re not a Naruto fan.
  19. 70
    There are a range of gameplay modes on offer, a simple yet fun combat system, and there are several controls schemes to choose from. A must for Naruto fans.
  20. Naruto Clash of Ninja Revolution basically just pays lip service to the fans of the series. It’s got a bunch of characters and voice actors from the show all wrapped up in an uninspired fighting game engine.
  21. 65
    A couple of minigames and slight modifications to the stage design is hardly a new experience. Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution may claim it's bringing the fighting revolution to the Wii, but we've already been there. Twice, in fact.
  22. The Clash of Ninja games haven't been great, and Revolution isn't much more than a thin coat of paint on the same old game.
  23. This title is not bad, but it's not particularly good, either; it simply blends into the crowd. That trait may be great for a ninja, but it's not so good for a console title.

Awards & Rankings

#56 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2007
#52 Most Shared Wii Game of 2007
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 27
  2. Negative: 2 out of 27
  1. Mar 7, 2015
    Umm.... This game, Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution is a little average coming from the Gamecube series. Actually seeing the changes ofUmm.... This game, Naruto: Clash of Ninja Revolution is a little average coming from the Gamecube series. Actually seeing the changes of graphics from the GameCube to the Wii, it's not that great. The story arc for this game is set from the very beginning of the show to the Akatsuki Arc (i think). For a bit of a bonus, the way how the game depicts the story got an upgrade so yeah! The gameplay mechanics are just the same with an updated moveset. Multiplayer is just the same. Everything is just the same. Given that this was the first game in the series for the Wii you can give some exceptions But overall, it's Clash of Ninja with punching motions which is also sub-par. Full Review »
  2. Jul 22, 2013
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. the game history poor game play will be best if they tweaks it another *new* think was the the unlock the characters stages ,etc you have too buy it all of it and was rely expensive i prefer the arcade was really hard but when you unlock it you were happy for it Full Review »
  3. Nov 1, 2012
    Out of all the Clash of Ninja out there , the lowest is the first CONR , due to the fact that , it's so similar to the original Clash of NinjaOut of all the Clash of Ninja out there , the lowest is the first CONR , due to the fact that , it's so similar to the original Clash of Ninja 2 and have some stuff that I consider dull . While the gameplay scheme is the same with a few new characters, the feel is not what it is supposed to be but all around it , it's simply fine. Full Review »