Tomy’s Missing Naruto DS Localization

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To avoid spoiling the anime series for North American viewers Tomy skipped the 2D platfomer Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu 3 and went straight to Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu 4 which became Naruto: Ninja Council 3 in the USA. Just to make naming even more confusing Naruto: Ninja Council 3 was released as Naruto: Ninja Council European Version in Europe. What’s even stranger is Europe has an English version of Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu 3 and we don’t. Earlier this month Naruto: Ninja Council 2 European Version was released on the DS which the three year old DS game with Naruto vs Sound Five ninja.

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Tomy USA hasn’t announced if they’re going to go backwards and publish Naruto: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu 3 aka Naruto: Ninja Council 4 in North America, but you aren’t missing out on much unless you like punching snakes. Naruto: Ninja Council 2 European Version has plenty of that. We’ll throw this game in the growing pile of English localizations not found in North America.


Images courtesy of Tomy.

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