List of Naruto video games

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Naruto video games have appeared on various consoles. The very first Naruto video game was Naruto: Konoha Ninpōchō, which was released in Japan on March 27, 2003 for the WonderSwan Color. Most Naruto video games have been released only in Japan. Not until March 7, 2006 when Naruto: Gekitō Ninja Taisen and Naruto: Saikyō Ninja Daikesshu were released in North America under the titles of Naruto: Clash of Ninja and Naruto: Ninja Council were any Naruto games released outside of Japan. These games featured the voices from the English dubbed version of the anime.

Series[edit]

Naruto: Clash of Ninja[edit]

The Naruto: Clash of Ninja series (known in Japan as Naruto: Gekitō Ninja Taisen) is a series of 3-D cel-shaded fighting games developed by Eighting and published by D3 Publisher and Tomy.

Title Details

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2003 — GameCube
Notes:
  • First Naruto game to be released in North America, and was announced with Naruto: Ninja Council, which was released on March 22, 2006.[2][3]



Original release date(s):
  • JP December 4, 2003[4]
  • NA September 26, 2006[4]
  • EU November 24, 2006
Release years by system:
2003 — GameCube



Original release date(s):
  • JP November 20, 2004[5]
Release years by system:
2004 — GameCube



Original release date(s):
  • JP November 21, 2005[6]
Release years by system:
2005 — GameCube



Original release date(s):
  • JP February 22, 2007[7]
Release years by system:
2007 — Wii
Notes:
  • The first Naruto game released on the Wii.



Original release date(s):
  • JP November 29, 2007[8]
Release years by system:
2007 — Wii



Original release date(s):
  • JP November 27, 2008[9]
Release years by system:
2008 — Wii



Original release date(s):
  • JP December 2, 2010
[10]
Release years by system:
2010 — Wii



Original release date(s):
  • NA October 23, 2007[11]
  • EU March 28, 2008
  • AUS May 8, 2008
Release years by system:
2007 — Wii



Original release date(s):
  • NA October 21, 2008
  • EU February 13, 2009
Release years by system:
2008 — Wii



Original release date(s):
  • NA November 17, 2009
  • EU April 9, 2010
Release years by system:
2009 — Wii



Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2014 — Wii U
Notes:
  • The first Naruto game released on the Wii U


Naruto: Ninja Council[edit]

Title Details

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2003 — Game Boy Advance
Notes:



Original release date(s):
  • JP April 29, 2004
  • NA October 10, 2006
[13]
Release years by system:
2003 — Game Boy Advance
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Saikyō Ninja Daikesshu 2 in Japan.



Original release date(s):
  • JP April 21, 2005
  • EU October 3, 2008
[14]
Release years by system:
2005 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Saikyō Ninja Daikesshu 3 in Japan.



Original release date(s):
  • JP April 27, 2006[15]
  • NA May 22, 2007
  • EU October 5, 2007
[15]
Release years by system:
2005 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Ninja Council European Version in Europe.



Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2006 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippuden: Saikyō Ninja Daikesshu 5 in Japan.



Original release date(s):
  • JP July 10, 2008[17]
  • NA November 16, 2010
Release years by system:
2008 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippuden: Saikyou Ninja Daikesshu Gekitotsu!! Naruto vs. Sasuke in Japan.


Naruto: Ninja Destiny[edit]

Title Details
Naruto: Ninja Destiny

Original release date(s):[18]
  • JP December 14, 2006
  • NA March 20, 2008
  • EU February 15, 2008
  • AUS October 26, 2008
Release years by system:
2006 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Known in Japan as Naruto: Shinobi Retsuden.
  • It features 16 characters.
  • It is a fighting game and the first Naruto game for the Nintendo DS to have 3D graphics.
  • The American version contained Sasuke with his Black clothes from the chunnin exam, while the Japanese version had Sasuke with his average Blue Shirt White Shorts clothing.[19]


Naruto Shippuden: Ninja Destiny 2

Original release date(s):[18]
  • JP April 24, 2008
  • NA September 15, 2009
  • EU April 3, 2009
Release years by system:
2008 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Known in Japan as Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Retsuden 2.
  • Known in Europe as Naruto: Ninja Destiny 2.


Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Retsuden 3

Original release date(s):
  • JP April 28, 2009
Release years by system:
2009 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Features 40+ characters.
  • Features some of the tailed beasts.


Naruto: Path of the Ninja[edit]

Title Details
Naruto: Path of the Ninja

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2004 — Game Boy Advance
2007 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • With the release of the game, Nintendo released a bundle set which included a limited edition orange Game Boy Advance with a Konoha leaf on it.
  • It was released as Naruto RPG: Uketsugareshi Hi no Ishi in Japan for Nintendo Game Boy Advance.
  • The North American version was called Naruto: Path of the Ninja and was released for Nintendo DS.


Naruto RPG 2: Chidori vs. Rasengan

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2005 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • It was the 105th best-selling game of 2005 in Japan, selling 121,321 copies.[23]
  • Never released outside Japan.


Naruto: Path of the Ninja 2

Original release date(s):
  • JP July 13, 2006
  • NA October 15, 2008
[24]
Release years by system:
2006 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto RPG 3: Reijū vs. Konoha Shōtai in Japan.


Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles[edit]

Title Details
Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles

Original release date(s):[25]
  • JP September 18, 2005
  • NA November 16, 2006
  • EU May 25, 2007
  • AUS June 15, 2007
Release years by system:
2005 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Known as Naruto: Uzumaki Ninden in Japan.
  • In order to place the English version earlier in the series than the Japanese version, the presence of Itachi, Kisame and Tsunade were completely wiped clean from the original, in all FMV sequences and gameplay, while Gaara and Shikamaru had their costumes modified to their present dub costumes, but some moves like the Rasengan still remained but as renamed "Power Strike".


Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles 2

Original release date(s):[26]
  • JP November 16, 2006
  • NA September 4, 2007
  • EU March 7, 2008
  • AUS March 2008
Release years by system:
2005 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Known as Naruto: Konoha Spirits in Japan.


Naruto Shippūden: Legends: Akatsuki Rising

Original release date(s):[27]
  • NA October 6, 2009
  • EU September 24, 2009
  • AUS October 2, 2009
Release years by system:
2009 — PlayStation Portable
Notes:
  • The game is the "sequel" to Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles 2.


Naruto Shippūden: Kizuna Drive

Original release date(s):
  • JP July 15, 2010
  • NA March 22, 2011
  • EU March 25, 2011
  • AUS March 31, 2011
Release years by system:
2010 — PlayStation Portable
Notes:
  • The game's storyline is an original in which Naruto and other characters must fight in four man squads against the tailed beasts.


Naruto: Ultimate Ninja[edit]

Title Details

Original release date(s):[28]
  • JP October 23, 2003
  • NA June 12, 2006
  • EU November 30, 2006
  • AUS November 17, 2006
Release years by system:
2003 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Narutimate Hero in Japan.[29]
  • North American release originally announced on October 10, 2005.[29]



Original release date(s):[30]
  • JP September 30, 2004
  • NA June 26, 2007
  • EU October 19, 2007
  • AUS October 26, 2007
Release years by system:
2004 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Narutimate Hero 2 in Japan.
  • This game include the new Ultimate Road Mode as a RPG.



Original release date(s):[31]
  • JP December 22, 2005
  • NA March 25, 2008
  • EU September 15, 2008
  • AUS September 18, 2008
Release years by system:
2005 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Narutimate Hero 3 in Japan.
  • This game include the new Ultimate Contest mode as a RPG and Hero's History Mode as a story arc.



Original release date(s):[32]
  • JP April 5, 2007
  • NA March 24, 2009
  • EU May 1, 2009
  • AUS May 7, 2009
Release years by system:
2007 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippūden: Narutimate Accel in Japan.



Original release date(s):[33]
  • JP December 20, 2007
  • EU November 27, 2009
  • AUS December 3, 2009
Release years by system:
2007 — PlayStation 2
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Accel 2 in Japan.
  • This is the second and last Naruto Shippuden game for PS2.
  • This is the first game of the series to never be released in North America.



Original release date(s):
  • JP January 15, 2009
  • NA November 4, 2008[34]
  • EU November 7, 2008
Release years by system:
2008 — PlayStation 3
Notes:
  • First Naruto game for the PS3.
  • Has free environment fights and you can explore the village of Konoha.



Original release date(s):
  • JP October 21, 2010
  • NA October 19, 2010
  • EU October 15, 2010
[35]
Release years by system:
2010 — PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
Notes:
  • Features 46 characters from the Naruto Shippuden series.
  • This game has online capabilities.



Original release date(s):
  • JP February 23, 2012
  • NA March 13, 2012
  • EU March 30, 2012
Release years by system:
2012 — PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
Notes:
  • Known in Japan as Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Storm Generations.



Original release date(s):
  • JP April 18, 2013
  • NA March 5, 2013
  • EU March 8, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows
Notes:
  • Features over 80 characters as well gives the player the option of playing an alternate story mode.[36]
  • An enhanced version of the game, titled Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3: Full Burst, was released in October 2013.



Original release date(s):
  • JP October 24, 2013
  • NA October 22, 2013
  • EU January 31, 2014
Release years by system:
2013 - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows



Original release date(s):
  • JP September 11, 2014
  • NA September 16, 2014
  • EU September 12, 2014
Release years by system:
2014 - PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows



Original release date(s):[37]
  • NA August 28, 2007
  • EU September 14, 2007
  • AUS November 1, 2007
Release years by system:
2006 — PlayStation Portable
Notes:
  • First Naruto game for PSP.
  • The game is different than the version in Japan without 3 characters, 2 stages and the main storyline.



Original release date(s):[38]
  • JP March 30, 2006
  • NA June 24, 2008
  • EU July 11, 2008
  • AUS August 7, 2008
Release years by system:
2008 — PlayStation Portable
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto: Narutimate Portable Castle of Illusion in Japan.



Original release date(s):
  • JP December 10, 2009
  • NA May 11, 2010
  • EU May 14, 2010
Release years by system:
2009 — PlayStation Portable
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Accel 3 in Japan.



Original release date(s):
  • JP October 20, 2011
  • NA October 18, 2011
  • EU November 11, 2011
  • AUS November 24, 2011
Release years by system:
2011 - PlayStation Portable
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippuden: Narutimate Impact in Japan.


Other games[edit]

Title Details
Naruto: Konoha Ninpouchou

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2003 — WonderSwan Color
Notes:
  • The first and only Naruto game to appear on a Bandai console.


Naruto: Konoha Senki

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2003 — Game Boy Advance
Notes:
  • This game includes many of the main cast along with a special appearance by Masashi Kishimoto as a hidden character.


Naruto: Shinobi no Sato no Jintori Kassen

Original release date(s):
  • JP June 26, 2003
Release years by system:
2003 — PlayStation
Notes:
  • This game includes many of the main cast along with a special appearance by Masashi Kishimoto as a hidden character.



Original release date(s):[41]
  • NA October 30, 2007
  • EU November 2, 2007
  • AUS November 1, 2007
Release years by system:
2007 — Xbox 360



Original release date(s):
  • NA November 18, 2008
  • EU November 20, 2008
Release years by system:
2008 — Xbox 360


Naruto Shippūden: Dairansen! Kage Bunshin Emaki

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2008 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Only released in Japan and Korea.


Naruto Shippuden: Shinobi Rumble

Original release date(s):
  • JP April 22, 2010
  • NA February 8, 2011
Release years by system:
2010 — Nintendo DS
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippūden: Ninjutsu Zenkai! Cha-Crash!! in Japan.


Naruto Shippuden: Dragon Blade Chronicles

Original release date(s):
  • JP November 26, 2009
  • NA November 12, 2010
  • EU November 19, 2010
Release years by system:
2009 — Wii
Notes:
  • Released as Naruto Shippūden: Ryujinki in Japan.



Original release date(s):
  • JP March 31, 2011
  • EU June 24, 2011
  • AUS June 30, 2011
Release years by system:
2011 — Nintendo 3DS
Notes:
  • First Naruto game to be featured on Nintendo 3DS
  • Released as Naruto Shippuden Shinobi Rittai Emaki! Saikyô Ninkai Kessen in Japan.


Naruto Powerful Shippuden

Original release date(s):
  • JP November 29, 2012
  • NA March 5, 2013
  • EU March 18, 2013
  • AUS March 8, 2013
Release years by system:
2013 — Nintendo 3DS
Notes:
  • The game is based on the Naruto spin-off series, Naruto SD: Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden.


Naruto Online

Original release date(s):[43]
2013
Release years by system:
2013 — Microsoft Windows


Related games[edit]

Title Details

Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2005—Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2
Notes:



Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2005—Nintendo DS[45]
Notes:



Original release date(s):
Release years by system:
2006—Nintendo DS[46]
Notes:
  • Features characters from various manga serialized in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.[46]



Original release date(s):
  • JP March 19, 2014
Release years by system:
2014—PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita
Notes:
  • Features characters from various manga serialized in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine.


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