By Emily Gera on May 10, 2013 05.10.13
The Wii U edition of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge arrives in Australia as a digital download on May 11, Nintendo Australia announced today. The Wii U title hit North America and Japan on Nov. 18, 2012 and Dec. 8, 2012, respectively. Later, on April 2, 2013 it came to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in North America. Tomorrow's Australian release hits the Nintendo eShop with new weapons, characters, a re-designed battle system, in addition to online multiplayer modes. The game restores enemy's ability to fight using their severed arms or legs, and allows players to use Ayane and Ryu as playable characters in co-op.
By Dave Tach on Mar 27, 2013 03.27.13
At a GDC 2013 panel today, Rosa Thomas, principal program manager at Microsoft, explained how to use Microsoft's SmartGlass technology as a "first-class input device." SmartGlass represents Microsoft's desire "to focus on the living room, on the main screen connected to an Xbox" and deliver "extra entertainment" through a second screen, Thomas said. Its applications range from simple functionality like controlling a movie's playback to adding features like tying IMDB entries and extra content into the SmartGlass application. Microsoft sees SmartGlass as "first-class input device," she said, highlighting the ability to enter text on Xbox with a paired SmartGlass device. SmartGlass' most common use case allows users to connect to and control their Xbox 360 with the SmartGlass app on...
By Michael McWhertor on Mar 20, 2013 03.20.13
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By Emily Gera on Mar 08, 2013 03.08.13
The latest trailer release of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge offers a look at the combat styles of playable characters within the game, including Ayane, Momigy and Kasumi of Dead or Alive 5. The upcoming title from publisher Tecmo Koei is scheduled to hit Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on April 2 in North America. A version for Wii U launched on Nov. 18. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge is an enhanced port of the original Ninja Gaiden 3, featuring all downloadable content from the original game in addition to other improvements.
By Michael McWhertor on Mar 05, 2013 03.05.13
Developer Team Ninja detailed new features for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge today, including the game's playable demo, character upgrades and Xbox SmartGlass support. The reworked release of Ninja Gaiden 3 will allow players to upgrade three of the game's playable characters by collecting Golden Scarabs, which unlock new weapons and special Ninpo moves. Team Ninja and publisher Tecmo Koei detail some of those upgrades in a batch of newly released screenshots. The release of the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge will be preceded by a playable demo, featuring Ryu Hayabusa and Ayane. Player progress — specifically karma and ninja skills — acquired during the demo will transfer to the final version of the game. Finally,...
By Michael McWhertor on Mar 05, 2013 03.05.13
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 (update: April 2 for North America)
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Feb 06, 2013 02.06.13
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, initially a Wii U exclusive, will be released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on April 2 in North America, Tecmo Koei announced today. The game will be available both digitally and at retail and will contain all content from the Wii U version of Razor's Edge. This includes downloadable characters Ayane, Momiji and Kasumi, new costumes for all characters and the "Ninja Trials" game mode, containing 25 missions for players to complete. Earlier today, Game Nyarth reported that the latest issue of Famitsu lists Razor's Edge with an April 4 release date in Japan for additional consoles. Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge was released exclusively for the Wii U alongside the console's launch in North America and Japan last fall. The game includes all downloadable...
By Tracey Lien on Jan 10, 2013 01.10.13
Team Ninja's upcoming action adventure Wii U exclusive, Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, will be the first video game in Australia to receive an R18+ rating after a new classification scheme was introduced on Jan. 1, 2013. The newly-created R18+ category is restricted to adults only and comes with the consumer advice of "High impact bloody violence". The director of the Classification Board, Lesley O'Brien, said that the game meets the rating's guidelines. "Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge contains violence that is high in impact because of its frequency, high definition graphics and emphasis on bloody effects," she said. The game is classified M (17+) by the ESRB in the U.S. and received an 18+ rating from PEGI in Europe and the U.K. Ninja Gaiden 3, which was released in 2012 on Xbox 360...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Dec 06, 2012 12.06.12