Ninja Gaiden II Latest News - Xbox 360

Ninja Gaiden II
  • Publisher: Tecmo
  • Genre:Action
  • Developer: Team Ninja
  • Release Date:Jun 3, 2008
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:M - Mature (Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Partial Nudity, Suggestive Themes)
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Game Description:The sequel to the blockbuster action game by Tecmo's heralded Team Ninja. Gamers must guide Ryu Hayabusa on a mission to avenge his clan and prevent the destruction of the human race. Armed with an assortment of ninja weaponry, players must help Ryu skillfully maneuver through a world fraught with peril and danger. Running on an entirely new gameplay engine, Ninja Gaiden 2 evolves the action in the sequel with an auto-generation health system, new enemies and locales, and thrilling combat built upon an extensive assortment of ninja weaponry.
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Ninja Gaiden II News

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  • Ninja Gaiden 3 Announced, Concept Art Revealed

    Tecmo Koei announced last night during Tokyo Game Show 2010 that Ninja Gaiden 3 is currently in the works. The game will be the first of the series to be developed since the highly publicized departure of Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki. Read More?

    Posted September 15, 2010

    Ninja Gaiden 3 Announced, Concept Art Revealed
  • Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Toning Down The Violence -- Wait, What?

    There's blood everywhere in the Ninja Gaiden series, especially so in Ninja Gaiden 2, where players can dismember limbs from the enemies. But with the PlayStation 3 tweaking, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2, Tecmo is actually ratcheting back the on-screen violence, according to an interview with the game's director and producer Yosuke Hayashi over at...

    Posted July 1, 2009

    Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Toning Down The Violence -- Wait, What?
  • Tomonobu Itagaki Working On New Game And It's Not A Fighter

    The producer of Ninja Gaiden isn't resting on his laurels after a very public departure from Tecmo, the company he helped define in recent years. 1UP caught up with the outspoken designer, who said he's hard at work on a brand new game with his "Tokyo Assassins" development team (it's just a temporary name) and while he's not willing...

    Posted May 28, 2009| 9 Comments

    Tomonobu Itagaki Working On New Game And It's Not A Fighter
  • Xbox 360 'Deal of the Week: 'Ninja Gaiden II' Mission Mode

    In these trying economic times, it's good to be reminded of an old-fashioned bargain now and then. Today's cheapo video game content: The Ninja Gaiden II Mission Mode add on. This spectacular add-on is normally priced at 800 Microsoft points, but LIVE is practically giving it away for the low, low, low price of only 560 points. It's a savings...

    Posted March 3, 2009| 13 Comments

    Xbox 360 'Deal of the Week: 'Ninja Gaiden II' Mission Mode
  • Tecmo's Team Ninja Speaks On The Post Itagaki Era

    Gamasutra has an interesting interview with two producers from Tecmo's Team Ninja (best known for the Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive series). As many of you know, Team Ninja's Tomonobu Itagaki left the company amidst scandal and controversy. The move was particularly unusual for a Japanese developer, where brash and outspoken personalities are...

    Posted November 3, 2008| 7 Comments

    Tecmo's Team Ninja Speaks On The Post Itagaki Era
  • Team Ninja Brings Three To TGS

    Under the new leadership of Jin Hasegawa, the developers of Ninja Gaiden II are set to introduce three brand new titles at this year's Tokyo Game Show. Hasegawa has been Team Ninja's sensei since July 1 after the departure of Tomonobu Itagaki. Although details of the new games are still under wraps, IGN reports that they will be under the...

    Posted September 4, 2008| 8 Comments

    Team Ninja Brings Three To TGS
  • Square-Enix Acquiring Tecmo?

    The house that built Final Fantasy is proposing a "friendly takeover" to the creators of Ninja Gaiden II and Dead or Alive. According to Kotaku, Square-Enix will be outilining its plans to possibly acquire Tecmo at 1pm in Japan today. Last week, former Tecmo CEO Yoshimi Yasuda resigned to his position due to "personal...

    Posted August 29, 2008| 22 Comments

    Square-Enix Acquiring Tecmo?
  • Tecmo CEO Yoshimi Yasuda Resigns

    The company behind Ninja Gaiden 2 and the Dead or Alive series announced today that Yoshimi Yasuda, CEO of Tecmo, has resigned from his position. Citing "personal reasons", the company said that Yasuda's request was confirmed in today's board meeting. Tecmo chairman Yasuharu Kakihara will now take Yasuda's former position. The recent...

    Posted August 20, 2008| 2 Comments

    Tecmo CEO Yoshimi Yasuda Resigns
  • Itagaki Vs Tecmo: The Story So Far

    When Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden producer Tomonobu Itagaki hopped on Tecmo's team in 1992, he was a fairly happy man. Through the company, he was able to give us his breakthrough project Dead or Alive, worked on a version of Tecmo Bowl, and lead Team Ninja's offense. But, as we all know, things have change since then. In the eve of NInja...

    Posted July 24, 2008| 15 Comments

    Itagaki Vs Tecmo: The Story So Far
  • 'Ninja Gaiden II' Staff Gameplay

    The second weapon you'll get in Ninja Gaiden II is the staff and it's brutal. Plenty of gore follows this weapon around in Ninja Gaiden II for the Xbox 360. Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted June 6, 2008| 18 Comments

    'Ninja Gaiden II' Staff Gameplay
  • First 15: 'Ninja Gaiden II'

    Still on the fence about Ninja Gaiden II? You should check out the first 15 minutes of bloody gameplay and maybe it'll make your decision for you. That, or you can judge my skills (or lack thereof). Ninja Gaiden II was released earlier this week for the Xbox 360 and remains exclusive to Microsoft's console. Don't count out a PS3 version,...

    Posted June 6, 2008| 39 Comments

    First 15: 'Ninja Gaiden II'
  • 'Ninja Gaiden 2': The 'X-Play' Review

    We promised you X-Play's review of 360 action-slasher Ninja Gaiden 2, and dammit, we deliver! Check out the video, and don't miss X-Play tonight at 8 Eastern, okay? Then, tell us if you agree or disagree with the verdict from Adam and Morgan! Watch Larger Version of this Video

    Posted June 5, 2008| 28 Comments

    'Ninja Gaiden 2': The 'X-Play' Review
  • Tecmo Responds to Itagaki's Suit

    Tecmo has finally released a statement about Ninja Gaiden creator Tomonobu Itagaki's resignation and lawsuit toward Tecmo. A storm's a'brewin. Our company getting sued by this employee is huge problem... the reasons for making this lawsuit public are self-centered. What's more, this employee is filing this suit for himself and making it seem...

    Posted June 4, 2008| 18 Comments

    Tecmo Responds to Itagaki's Suit
  • The History of Ninja Gaiden

    Hey, did you know Ninja Gaiden II came out on the 360 yesterday? In order to understand the long, important history of this blood-soaked hack n' slash series, you need to watch the below lesson from X-Play. Get schooled: Watch Larger Version of this Video Now that the history lesson is over, remember to tune into X-Play tonight at 8PM ET to...

    Posted June 4, 2008| 9 Comments

    The History of Ninja Gaiden
  • 'Ninja Gaiden II' Xbox Easter Egg

    Our friends at Filefront stumbled on an Easter Egg in the newly released Ninja Gaiden II. It's a hidden X with a green gem in the center. If you press the "examine" button an Xbox sound is heard and Ryu appears to power up. Check out the video at Filefront.

    Posted June 3, 2008| 17 Comments

    'Ninja Gaiden II' Xbox Easter Egg
  • Games for Cheap Bastards 07.09.09

    Posted: July 9, 2009

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  • XXX-Play 2.20.09

    Posted: February 20, 2009

    25,108 Views | 02:24 | 1 Comment

  • X-Play's Top Ten of '08: #10 Itagaki Sues Tecmo

    Posted: December 16, 2008

    10,163 Views | 02:26

  • Head to Head: Halfway Through 2008

    Posted: July 10, 2008

    3,071 Views | 05:08 | 11 Comments

  • X-Play Gaming Update 07.10.08

    Posted: July 10, 2008

    1,307 Views | 02:16 | 2 Comments