Yes you heard me right, one of the legends of SEGA is returning and this time, it’s going to be in 3D goodness.
Shinobi, one of the many great SEGA video game series is returning on the Nintendo 3DS and for many this is fantastic news, as the return of a legend will be coming very soon.
So to stop me boring you with random non-stop babble, here is the offical SEGA Press Release:
LONDON AND SAN FRANCISCO – (May 26th, 2011) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. and SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced Shinobi™ exclusively for Nintendo 3DS™. Developed by Griptonite Games, Shinobi is the long anticipated return of the fan favourite series and includes the classic side-scrolling action gameplay players have loved since the original. Coming to stores on September 23rd 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’re 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 will be released for Nintendo 3DS in September 2011.
And to also keep you drooling continuously, here is the official Announcement Trailer:
We will of course keep you very updated with any news that comes up on Shinobi for the Nintendo 3DS.