Shinobi 3DS Announcement Trailer
Asking some of you to go back to 1987 to remember the first Shinobi game might be a bit much to ask, and honestly, we’re showing our age here – but we remember if very fondly. So it’s with great pleasure that we have the announcement trailer for Shinobi on Nintendo’s 3DS console for you!
Developed by Griptonite Games, Shinobi is the long anticipated return of the fan favorite series and includes the classic side-scrolling action gameplay players have loved since the original. Coming to stores in September 2011, Shinobi introduces several exciting new features such as StreetPass and a large assortment of achievements and challenges to unlock.
For years the fans have been asking for a new Shinobi,” said Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing of SEGA West. “With Shinobi on Nintendo 3DS we are able to answer their prayers and bring this legendary series to the next level.”
Shinobi tells the story of Jiro Musashi, the leader of the Oboro clan and father of Joe Musashi, the hero of the first iterations of Shinobi. Players will become a true ninja legend by mastering a brand new combo system switching between melee, ranged and acrobatic attacks. They will also need to rely on Jiro’s ninja magic to get an advantage over their enemies and get out of tight spots.
Shinobi is currently set for a September release, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS.