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Eidos announces ‘Mini Ninjas’ from Io Interactive

Monday, 19th January 2009 08:00 GMT By Mike

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Eidos has announced Mini Ninjas, a new action game from Danish developer, Io Interactive, for PC, DS, Wii and next gen platforms this autumn.

IOI is most famous for the Hitman franchise as well as Kane & Lynch.

You play as Hiro, a very small ninja on “the biggest adventure, as he embarks on an epic and electrifying quest to restore harmony to a world on the brink of chaos,” says the release.

You will learn different fighting skills and be able to master various types of magic as the game progresses.

“Mini Ninjas represents a truly special game for us,” said Niels Jørgensen, General Manager of Io Interactive.

“The whole team is very excited about it, because it is unique in so many ways. From the art style to the characters and the depth of the game – Mini Ninjas has that exceptional appeal, which is sure to keep both young and old very entertained.”

You can find concept art and screenshots for DS, Wii and high def consoles after the break. There’s a trailer too, in case you hadn’t noticed.

By Mike Bowden

It is with great pride that Io Interactive unveils their latest videogame creation in a brand new game – MINI NINJAS™, due for release Fall 2009 on Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360, PC Games for Windows and PlayStation 3 – Rated E10+, PEGI 7+

Prepare yourself for a Ninja adventure like you have never seen before! Join Hiro, the smallest hero on the biggest adventure, as he embarks on an epic and electrifying quest to restore harmony to a world on the brink of chaos. Use your skills and mighty Ninja training to battle a magical army of evil Samurai. Harness the power of your Kuji magic and utilise the special skills of your Mini Ninja friends as you travel through a perilous world to reach the final confrontation with the Evil Samurai Warlord in his Fortress of Doom.

“Mini Ninjas represents a truly special game for us,” said Niels Jørgensen, General Manager of Io Interactive. “The whole team is very excited about it, because it is unique in so many ways. From the art style to the characters and the depth of the game – Mini Ninjas has that exceptional appeal, which is sure to keep both young and old very entertained.”

Visit www.minininjas.co.uk for trailers, screenshots and information.

About Eidos Interactive Ltd
Eidos Interactive Ltd, creators of some of the world’s leading videogame properties, consists of several development studios including Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive, Beautiful Game Studios and Eidos Montreal, plus sales and distribution offices in Europe and the US. The Group has a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: Tomb Raider, Hitman, Deus Ex, Championship Manager, Kane and Lynch and Just Cause.

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8 Comments

  1. Blerk

    Er… what the hell? This is what Io have been up to, of all people? It looks rubbish! :-o

    #1 6 years ago
  2. endgame

    soooo sweet! :D

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Tonka

    Targeting next gen already? When will it be out 2014?

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Blerk

    From the look of it, it’s fallen through a time-warp from 2002.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. Tonka

    There is something rotten in the state of Denmark.

    #5 6 years ago
  6. Hunam

    What the hell is wrong with you blerk? That looks fantastic!

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Blerk

    /rubs eyes
    /squints
    /grimaces

    #7 6 years ago
  8. SticKboy

    Looks adorable – lets see how the gameplay mechanics work out.

    #8 6 years ago

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