Uncover all the mysteries of Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword as you fight enemy ninjas and battle various fiends while taking on the role of Master Ninja, Ryu Hayabusa, in an all new storyline for the Nintendo DS.
TORRANCE, Calif. March 30th, 2007 - Tecmo announced today that its greatest action hero, Ryu Hayabusa, will be flipping his way onto the Nintendo DS in Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword. Team NINJA, with creative mastermind Tomonobu Itagaki at the helm, is bringing all of the intense combat, stylized graphics, and ultimate ninja action to touch screens everywhere. Featuring a new storyline and innovative use of the DS Stylus, Dragon Sword will be the must have game for ninja's on the go!
We're very excited to be bringing Ninja Gaiden back to a Nintendo platform, said Yoh Watanabe, Tecmo's Marketing Manager. The Nintendo DS will allow gamers to control Master Ninja Ryu Hayabusa slash for slash with the use of the DS Stylus in a way never possible in previous iterations of the game. Dragon Sword will be the definitive ninja title for all DS owners to experience.
Become immersed in Ninja Gaiden like never before as you run, jump, throw shirukens, and cast ninpo magic all through the intuitive use of the DS Stylus. Take control as the new story unfolds in a unique and highly stylized graphical adventure. Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword will be slicing its way onto store shelves later this year!
Innovative DS Stylus Functionality: Smoothly maneuver and fight through levels with the intuitive operation of the DS stylus.
Hold the DS Like a Book: Hold the DS with one hand like a book to assist in the operation of the stylus which allows players to view a wider range of scenes.
Cast Ninpo, Ninja Magic, by Symbol Input: Using the DS Stylus, draw various symbols to quickly execute numerous types of Ninpo.
New to the DS: Experience Team NINJA's first original action game for the Nintendo DS!