Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, known in Japan as Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Storm 3 (NARUTO-ãƒŠãƒ«ãƒˆ- ç–¾é¢¨ä¼ ãƒŠãƒ«ãƒ†ã‚£ãƒ¡ãƒƒãƒˆã‚¹ãƒˆãƒ¼ãƒ 3?) is a fighting game developed by CyberConnect2 as part of the Naruto: Ultimate Ninja video game series which is based on the Naruto manga by Masashi Kishimoto. It was released by Namco Bandai Games on March 5, 2013 in North America and March 8, 2013 in Europe. It was released on April 18, 2013 in Japan.
The game has 80 playable characters including several new, making it the largest cast in the Ultimate Ninja series.The fighting system has been modified, with the Awakening Mode, a state that gave each character enhanced abilities when their health was low, being possible to be used at anytime during a fight, for certain characters.As in the previous games, the player can choose two characters to assist the player character in battle. The assisting characters now can also aid the playable one through the use of thirteen different types of combos. Additionally,