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Namco Bandai has recently announced that fast-paced ninja action fighting game for the PSP has just gone gold. The game takes place from the perspective of one of four playable Akatsuki ninjas and offers a “nefarious” retake on the Naruto Shippuden storyline.

According to the press release…
NARUTO Shippuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising boasts streamlined controls for the PSP, ensuring exciting, fast-paced tactical battles making best use of each character’s Jutsu. Aim and time the powerful Jutsu attacks with simple button commands and devastate the enemies by entering Hypermode. As characters defeat the enemies or take damage, the Hyper Gauge starts to fill. When in Hypermode, character’s stats are increased and new Jutsu attacks may be unlocked. Players will be able to gain advantage in the heat of a battle by selecting two support characters to form a three-man team for each mission.

Naturo Shippuden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising will also feature adhoc play for multiple players and side-missions that allow players to unlock new skill scrolls. The game also sports a versus mode for players who can’t get enough one-on-one action.

Now even though the name for this game is extremely lengthy the wait won’t be…PSP owners will be able to pick up Naruto Shippuden: Legends: Akatsuki come October 6th for $39.99. Need more info? Well, just drop by the Official Website. For more gaming news, updates and info be sure to stay tuned in with Blend Games.