CVG begins Ninja Gaiden II week with promise of exclusive material

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 7 April 2008 08:46 GMT

Here. To kick off a week’s worth of Ninja Gaiden II-related content, CVG’s posted a feature on the history of Ryu Hayabusa and a promise that those of you that look back at 5pm will get “first details and screens on a brand new level” from the game.

Taste:

For the uninitiated Ninja Gaiden and dragon ninja Ryu Hayabusa first appeared in the arcade in 1988 before taking its 2D action-platform gameplay to NES, SNES and then Sega’s Master System. But it’d be 16 years on from its debut that the series would make the giant leap to 3D. In 2004 Team Ninja unleashed Ninja Gaiden onto the unsuspecting Xbox fanbase. The result proceeded to garner rapturous applause that echoed around the globe.

Ninja Gaiden II’s looking pretty damn spanky, so be sure to keep an eye out for the new shots.

The game releases in June.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Comments

Headlines

Cvg

Ninja Gaiden 2

  • Ninja Gaiden II: Mission Mode DLC announced

    Microsoft is to release a Mission Mode pack for Ninja Gaiden II this week, including 25 self-contained survival stages. The content will cost 800 Microsoft Points. We’ll let you know when it’s up.

  • Ninja Gaiden II to get new mission mode

    According to this off-screen picture on NeoGaf, Ninja Gaiden II is to get a new mission mode later this month. No one appears to know what this is, exactly, or whether or not it’s even real. We’ll ask Microsoft later today.

Ninja Gaiden II

  • Hayashi: Ninja Gaiden II is "already outdated"

    Ninja Gaiden III producer Yosuke Hayashi has no problem trash-talking the series so far, describing Ninja Gaiden II as “outdated”.

  • Ninja Gaiden to continue on multiple formats

    New Team Ninja boss Yosuke Hayashi has told Kikizo that Ninja Gaiden will almost certainly be continued as a series. “What the gamers are looking for is going to be the next chapter – the future of an outstanding series. We feel that we’re in a position of being able to make that call… That […]