Naruto: Rise of the Japanese audio

By Spencer . November 24, 2007 . 11:49am

Ubisoft promised a Japanese language track for Naruto: Rise of a Ninja and it slipped onto Xbox Live last week. While the English language track uses a handful of substitutions between the animated scenes and in game voices, the Japanese track is more consistant. The best part is it's free! Ubisoft could have easily sold this for up to $5. Kudos to them for not opting to do so.

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  • Aoshi00

    Haven’t gotten the game yet, but grabbed the useful freebie.

  • Carmen

    Great. Its nice to see more companies realising that gamers like the choice of the original audio track for Japanese-originated games. Especially in games where the English VA is awful (Ark of Napishtim, terrible English VA, totally ace Japanese VA!)

  • Pom

    Hate to niggle, Carmen, but the game itself didn’t originate in Japan at all. It was entirely Ubisoft Montreal’s work if I recall correctly. But yes, definitely nice to see as many alternatives as possible in a game that needs it. I don’t think I would’ve survived Blue Dragon without some alternative language in there, the English was fairly awful.

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