Ninja Gaiden 3
Ninja Gaiden 3 Developer's Diary is Mightier Than the Sword
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Those fellas at Team Ninja have recorded a developer's diary focusing on Ninja Gaiden 3's katana wielding combat and cutting down enemies that are no longer entirely faceless. There's one bad guy in this video who removes his balaclava and begs for his life, hinting that there'll be a bit of emotional impact behind the bloody violence.

The team also want players to experience "what it's like to cut down someone with a katana", which presumably means you might stop to question your actions. Then again... They probably deserve it, right? And they don't lose their limbs anymore either. Why don't they lose their limbs?!!

Check out the developer's diary to discover more about the 'weight of the sword', then look out for Ninja Gaiden 3, which will be cutting its way into your life in March.


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Comment #1 by GodsmacKam
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 07:02:43 AM
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"The team also want players to experience "what it's like to cut down someone with a katana""...Surely that should involves their limbs being ripped to shreds...
And come on your a NINJA, in this world, i'm sure there is no room for sympathy

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Comment #2 by Muramasa
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 07:07:28 AM
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Hayashi's audience were crickets?

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Comment #3 by Norninja
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 07:11:01 AM
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Damn it! I was expecting to see Chin Soon Sun! (TecmoKoei's communtiy manager)

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Comment #4 by cheevo360
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 08:02:29 AM
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Well I look forward to Ninja Gaiden 3 when it's launch.

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Comment #5 by Islandweller
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 09:58:34 AM
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Is it a case of this potentially being made for the WiiU, so they're dialing it down a bit?

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Comment #6 by KickedSpoon
Monday, January 23, 2012 @ 10:50:01 AM
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I wasnt so sure about this game when it was first announced, but Ive been keeping up with it and Im actually pretty excited for it now. Definitely picking this up.

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Comment #7 by I CR0W I
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 @ 04:47:25 AM
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No dismemberment? Some codec chat yapping in your ear? What sort of Ninja Gaiden sequel is this? I'd rather play those shitty PS3 versions.

Also a pro tip for the guys in the video: Hayabusa's face isn't some unseen mystery, he's been maskless in Dead or Alive for years.

Please don't shit on one of the last bastions of decent, challenging action.

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Game Info
Team Ninja
Tecmo Koei


US March 20, 2012
Europe March 23, 2012
Japan March 22, 2012

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