NAMCO BANDAI are taking NARUTO fans’ to the next level. The publisher today announced that NARUTO Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 is coming to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in 2013. The title will be the first Naruto game for home consoles to offer visuals in glorious 3D for ultimate Ninja immersion.

NARUTO Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 will feature a humongous character roster, more than any game so far in the series, letting us fans engage with a huge number of their favorite personalities from the NARUTO universe and the SHIPPUDEN universe. In story mode, you will be thrown into a series of thrilling adventures set in the village of Konoha, while the game’s electrifying fights will be punctuated with massive scale boss battles, including a fearsome confrontation with the infamous Demon Kyuubi Nine-Tails.

“Even though there are of course many, many fans in Japan, the Naruto games are also incredibly popular with American gamers, so we’re honored and very pleased to be debuting the title at Japan Expo today,” said Olivier Comte, Senior VP Marketing, Sales & Publishing at NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe. “Every one of CyberConnect2’s Naruto titles is fantastic and we can’t wait for fans to see this one.”

“After I tried my hardest to finish the Paris Marathon in April but just couldn’t make it, I feel like I owe something back to this amazing city,” said Hiroshi Matsuyama, President of CyberConnect2. “So I’m very excited to be presenting the first ever hands-on of our newest Naruto game at Japan Expo today. It’s the perfect way to say thank you to the people of Paris and Europe for all their support!”

Check out these amazing screenshots that have been released so far:

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Check out these amazing screenshots that have been released so far: