Square Enix, Friday morning, announced Mini Ninjas Adventures, a brand new Mini Ninjas title exclusive to Kinect for Xbox 360 in North America and Europe.
Mini Ninjas Adventures has been designed specifically with the Kinect in mind, making it the first Mini Ninjas title that allows you to kick and swipe your way through intense sword-slinging battles in the comfort of your own living room. Just watch out for those ornaments.
Gamers will enjoy 21 different levels that feature a range of challenging boss battles as they help Hiro rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord. It also boasts a number of mini-games that aim to put your ninja skills to the test, and a character upgrade system that allows you to customize your character to suit your fighting style.
Sarah Hoeksma, VP Brand for Square Enix Europe, said Mini Ninjas Adventures is a "completely new" experience for Xbox LIVE Arcade:
"We're excited to be bringing Mini Ninjas Adventures to Kinect for the first time. We've created a completely new Xbox Live Arcade game, using the extremely charming Mini Ninjas brand, which we feel delivers fun family gaming to the living room."
You'll find Mini Ninja Adventures in the Xbox LIVE Arcade from today, priced at 800 Microsoft points. [press_start]
SQUARE ENIX ANNOUNCES MINI NINJAS ADVENTURES
A full body Ninja experience coming exclusively to XBLA Kinect June 29th 2012
London (1st, June 2012) – Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in Europe and other PAL territories, today announced Mini Ninjas™ Adventures, a brand-new title will be available exclusively in North America and Europe for Kinect® for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft from the 29th June 2012.
Developed specifically for Kinect, Mini Ninjas Adventures lets you become the ninja! Get ready to swipe, kick and battle your way through intense ninja action as you help Hiro rescue his master and fellow ninjas from the clutches of the evil Samurai Warlord.
"We're excited to be bringing Mini Ninjas Adventures to Kinect for the first time," said Sarah Hoeksma, VP Brand, Square Enix Europe. "We've created a completely new Xbox® Live Arcade game, using the extremely charming Mini Ninjas brand, which we feel delivers fun family gaming to the living room."
Developed by Side-kick Ltd, Mini Ninjas Adventures will be coming exclusively to Xbox Live Arcade priced at 800 points. Future ninjas can look forward to taking on 21 different levels and a range of boss battles armed with physical and magical attacks that will have the evil samurai running in fear, all supported by the incredibly responsive game engine.
"We are thrilled to be working with Square Enix and IO Interactive. Bringing Hiro to life using Kinect gave us an excellent opportunity to use our passion for motion games to create a deep arcade title that is fun for all" said Asaf Sela, founder and creative director of Side-kick. So pack your ninja stars, sword and more and get ready for adventure…a Mini Ninjas Adventure!
Mini Ninjas Adventures will be available in English, French, Italian and Spanish
- 21 Different Levels – All packed with multiple different enemies, and environments
- Mini Games – Put your Ninja skills to the test across a range of mini games
- Boss Battles – Take on the ultimate Ninja challenge with fiendish boss battles
- Gesture Driven Combat – Put your body through the full Ninja workout, controlling multiple weapons with movement and voice-activated attacks
- Physical and magic attacks – Easy to learn, tricky to master
- Character upgrade system – Customise your character to suit your Ninja style
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 59 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. [press_end]