Today, Namco Bandai released a trailer for Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen a sequel to the previous opus, featuring the series’ trademark stealth gameplay with the addition of new stylish ninja moves and a dynamic storyline! The game is planned for release on the PlayStation Vita 22nd February 2012!
See the trailer below!
The story is set six months after the events of Shinobido: Way of the Ninja, with the Utakata region once again at the centre of the storm and embroiled in a civil war involving the mysterious Magic Mirror. Players will take the role of Zen, a man who has suffered betrayal at the hands of his companions and the loss of his home. Saved by the Asuka Ninja clan of Utakata, Zen makes up his mind to live as a ninja and begins a perilous journey in search of revenge.
→ Dynamic Storyline: The player can interact with three factions with different choices affecting the power
balance between the factions and resulting in diverging storylines.
→ Stealth action gameplay for a master assassin: Employ a variety of deadly finishing moves which vary
according to the location. Activate the Zankoku for bullet-time action and use the Ninja Flying ability to freely
explore the environments.
→ New “near” network features: Boost your inventory by receiving gift items from other players using the
PlayStation®Vita near feature.
→ Original PS Vita rear touch panel gameplay features: When Zen senses the presence of an enemy and the
Caution icon appears, use the touch panel to look in that direction. In the first person viewer mode, use the rear panel to target and launch long range weapons at enemies.