Namco Bandai announced today that Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen is now available in North America for the PlayStation Vita. Players will step into the role of Zen, a master ninja, through a storyline of betrayal and intrigue as he scales sheer walls, leaps across rooftops, and sneaks silently towards prey to dispatch foes.
Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen finds the region of Utakata in the grip of a civil war. Zen soon finds himself betrayed by his companions and left for dead after his beloved’s murder. Saved by the Asuka Ninja clan, Zen chooses to live the life of a ninja and sets out to find those who wronged him, where each mission brings him closer to resolution while delicately swaying the balance of power in the war. Using the touchscreen and rear touch pad, players will be able to mimic ninja actions such as throwing ninja shuriken and targeting grapple points.
The gams is developed by ACQUIRE Corp and has been rated “M” for Mature by the ESRB with a MSRP of $39.99. A free demo will be available soon on the PlayStation Store. Additional premium downloadable content in which players will battle against otherworldly creatures and bring down their 8 fearsome bosses will also be available post-launch.