Ninja Gaiden: Razor's Edge is a Wii U launch game in the US but UK fans will have to wait until January to get their hands on what is the bloodiest Wii U game. Yep, Nintendo confirmed a 11 January release date for Tecmo Koei's hack n slasher.
Ninja Gaiden 3 which was released on PS3 and Xbox 360 earlier this year but, according to Nintendo, the Wii U version features a number of improvements.
For starters the number of weapons has doubled to six as you can make use of a sword, claws, scythe, dual katana, staff and kusari-gama. The number of available Ninpo has also been increased from one to three. You can upgrade these weapons and Ninpo, learning new moves and increasing your HP.
You can also play as Ayanne who only appeared in a cutscene in the other versions, while classic Ninja Gaiden boss characters return with new moves in the Test Of Valor battle area. More characters will become available after launch as free DLC.
Finally, the Wii U GamePad enables you to easily change weapons or Ninpo attacks, and also quickly reference the button inputs required for various combo attacks without ever stopping the action.
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