Naruto PSPS Games for Kids and Kids at Heart

Japan has produced a lot of popular animes, and one of them is Naruto. There are a lot of consoles that have adopted the Naruto franchise. But it was not until March 7, 2006 that the first Naruto game which was known as Naruto: Gekito Ninja Taisen and Naruto Saikyo Ninja Daikesshu was released in North America and other non-Japanese countries under the title Naruto: ninja Council. The game is very similar to its Japanese counterpart except it was in English dubbing.

Naruto PSP games enjoy both good and bad reviews from gamers. Most Naruto PSP games are being enjoyed by the hard-core fans of the anime.

Most of the Naruto PSP games are fighting games similar to Street Fighter games. However, there are instances that it uses of Mario Brothers-like approach. The most played Naruto PSP games are the:

*Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes – the original Naruto PSP games for the gaming system. The game is different than the version in Japan without 3 characters, 2 stages, and the main storyline. Game sharing is also featured in this version.

*Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 – Released in Japan as Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Accel 3. This is the first among the Naruto PSP games to contain characters from the sixth season of Naruto Shippuden and many others. This is the first Naruto PSP game to feature 50 playable characters. This is the first game to contain Pain, Konan, Toad Sage Jiraiya, Young Kakashi. Obito Uchiha, Tobi and Kabuto-maru as playable characters as well as Minato Namikaze’s voice for the first time.

*Naruto: Akatsuki Rising – One of the most hyped Naruto PSP games. According to reviews the voice acting and graphics are phenomenal. But, that’s getting me something that only diehard fans that animation will enjoy.