The whiskered Ninja is now Players Choice.
NARUTO(TM): Clash of Ninja(TM) Joins Player's Choice Club as One of the Most
Popular Nintendo GameCube Games of 2006!
TOMY and D3Publisher of America Announce Price Reduction for 1st NARUTO Game
for the Nintendo GameCube(TM) and NARUTO(TM): Ninja Council(TM) for Game
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Already recognized by the critics and
gamers as a hit, TOMY Corporation and D3Publisher of America, Inc. (D3PA)
today announced that NARUTO: Clash of Ninja for Nintendo GameCube(TM) has
qualified as a Players Choice title, which is reserved for the best selling
games available for the Nintendo GameCube. Based on VIZ Media's hit anime
series SHONEN JUMP NARUTO and first released in March 2006, NARUTO: Clash of
Ninja and NARUTO: Ninja Council for Nintendo Game Boy(R) Advance are now
available at a new low price of $19.95 MSRP each. TOMY Corporation and D3PA
are set to release the sequels to both games with NARUTO: Clash of Ninja 2
scheduled to be released September 26, 2006 and NARUTO: Ninja Council 2
scheduled to be released October 10, 2006.
"Both of these games feature high production values and deliver quality
gaming to players that mirrors VIZ Media's hit anime series," said Laura
Yoshioka, senior marketing manager, TOMY Corporation. "The upcoming releases
of NARUTO: Clash of Ninja 2 and NARUTO: Ninja Council 2 will expand the
family of NARUTO games available and we will soon be announcing more NARUTO
titles for 2007."
NARUTO: Clash of Ninja was featured in cover stories in both GamePro
magazine and 1UP.com and has remained in the top 5 for sales on the Nintendo
GameCube, according to the NPD Group since its launch in March 2006.
"Just in time for the holiday buying season we are able to provide these
very popular, quality video games at a price that appeal to both fans of
NARUTO and gamers everywhere," said Kim Motika, vice president of worldwide
sales and operations, D3PA. "Now that both of these games are $19.95, NARUTO
will move beyond the installed fan base and will appeal to a whole new
audience that loves great fighting games."