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  • Buy Ninja Gaiden II at HMV, get 1,000 MS Points

    HMV’s announced another of its Microsoft Point deals, giving away 1,000 of them if you pre-order Ninja Gaiden II on its website. The Tecmo action game releases for 360 on June 6. Buy it. You may as well. Update: Or you could get it from, buy yourself 1,000 MS Points and save money over […]

  • MS Gamer's Day: No more Ninja Gaiden, says Itagaki

    Speaking to Kotaku at the Microsoft Gamer’s Day in San Francisco yesterday, Team Ninja’s Tomonobu Itagaki said that he doesn’t plan on making any more Ninja Gaiden games after Ninja Gaiden II. “Personally I think we were able to create the definitive 3D game in this series so I’m not planing on making any other […]

  • MS Gamer's Day: Ninja Gaiden II launch trailer released

    This looks to be the last of the media of the Microsoft Gamer’s Day for now, sports fans. Tecmo’s put out what appears to be the final trailer for Ninja Gaiden II before the super-slasher launches in the beginning of June. See it on Shacknews.

  • Ninja Gaiden II monster art attack

    After the link. All the art you could ever want from Tecmo’s upcoming super-slasher. That’s all there is to say. The game’s out on June 6 for 360 only.

  • Pre-order Ninja Gaiden II, get a Ryu costume

    Microsoft’s announced that the first 39,000 people to order Ninja Gaiden II from select – as yet unnamed – UK retailers will get a Ryu costume. We’re really not sure if this is like the Batman costume every had when they were about five years old, or if it’s a costume to dress up a […]

  • Ninja Gaiden II: six new direct feed movies

    Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden II’s a stunner, no doubt. Click through the link for six brand new movies of Brooklyn, a castle level, Venice action and three clips of Ryu going mental with his lunar staff. The game releases for 360 on June 6. Microsoft also put out a huge screenshot update of the Tecmo slasher […]

  • Massive Ninja Gaiden 2 screen update

    Bloody hell. We’re excited again. That’s at least four times today. Click through for 39 brand new, hi-res shots of what has to be the most beautiful action game ever created ever in the world ever. We’re not kidding. Ninja Gaiden II’s out on June 6.

  • More Ninja Gaiden II footage shows werewolves

    After the link. The movie shows Ryu being very bloody with a big stick. Again. The game’s out on June 6, 360-only, obviously.

  • New Ninja Gaiden II video unearthed

    After the link. The quality’s sketchy, but you can see what’s going on. And what’s going on is very fast action with very big weapons. June 6 release for 360.

  • BBFC details Ninja Gaiden II plot, gives 18

    The BBFC’s given Ninja Gaiden II an 18 and made no cuts, and has put out its traditional martini-dry, comedic plot detail thing. Apparently, “The game was classified ’18’ for strong, bloody violence” and “includes sight of Ryu’s weapons sending body parts flying through the air and onto the walls and the ground, with blood […]

  • CVG begins Ninja Gaiden II week with promise of exclusive material

    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 […]

  • More Ninja Gaiden II movie footage

    Another cut-scene including Sonya, this time direct feed. There’s a bit of concept art here, too. 1up’s promising new impressions of code next week, so it sounds as though everything’s fine for the June launch. Watch the video after the link.

  • New Ninja Gaiden II shots

    Following on from this afternoon’s new videos, here’s a few new screens of Ninja Gaiden II from X3F. There are big trolls in it, which makes it worthy of a story. It’s out in June.

  • Two new Ninja Gaiden II movies leaked

    After the link. There’s a long cut-scene and almost a bit of gameplay right at the end of the first one, and the second one’s just gameplay. Not sure how Itagaki can reckon this isn’t violent by the remotest stretch of the imagination, but if you’re into blood and massive tits, you’re in luck. See […]

  • Ninja Gaiden II demo coming in May

    It’s confirmed this time. A playable demo of Ninja Gaiden II will be released on Xbox Live in May. The news comes after Microsoft promised a demo of the Tecmo slasher after the game’s GDC presentation only to deliver a movie of someone playing it, much to the chagrin of teh internets. All will be […]

  • Ninja Gaiden II will have "Ninja Cinema" feature

    Team Ninja’s Ninja Gaiden II is to include a Ninja Cinema feature that will allow players to record and upload movies of their sword-based adventures to Xbox Live. “The Ninja Cinema feature will allow gamers to record Ryu’s combat exploits as movie clips on their Xbox 360,” said Microsoft in a statement. “Players’ favorite clips […]

  • Ninja Gaiden II passes certification in Australia

    Ninja Gaiden II, what looks like the most violent game in the entire world, has been classified as 15+ in Australia and will see release. The original Ninja Gaiden was banned in Australia. The censors must have been listening to Team Ninja boss Tomonobu Itagaki when he said that hacking off limbs isn’t violent. No […]

  • Violence is "not about lopping off limbs", says Ninja Gaiden II creator

    According to Team Ninja head Tomonobu Itagaki, Ninja Gaiden II isn’t gratuitous at all, and is instead a retelling of medieval Japanese combat. Violence, he said, is about the relationship between combatants. “Violence is not about cutting an enemy into pieces or seeing a lot of blood,” he said. “That’s not what real violence is. […]

  • GDC: Ninja Gaiden II demo... isn't

    This isn’t going down well. A supposed Live demo of Ninja Gaiden II has turned out to be a movie of someone playing code, not the code itself. The action title was shown during Microsoft’s GDC keynote and is scheduled for worldwide release in early June.

  • Itagaki snipes VF5 and Tekken, bigs up Ninja Gaiden II

    Team Ninja’s Tomonobu Itagaki, famed as the pock-skinned driving force behind Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, hasn’t minced words regarding Sega’s Virtua Fighter 5 and Namco’s Tekken series in a new interview with Destructoid. “As a fighting game – first of all, I think we can all agree that Virtua Fighter 5 didn’t end […]

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