PALGN writes: "For every decent Naruto game that's released, there are always a handful of mediocre titles to follow. Late last year, Naruto fans were treated to the likes of Rise of a Ninja for the Xbox 360 and Ultimate Ninja 2 on the PlayStation 2, which were both considered respectable titles. Since then, games such as Ninja Council and Ninja Destiny have also been released, and while they did show some initial promise in their core gameplay mechanics, they ultimately suffered from poor execution. Naruto: Uzumaki Chronicles 2 doesn't break this trend.
While Uzumaki Chronicles 2 is set in the Naruto world, the story is completely original and doesn't borrow any plot points from the TV series. In the game, Naruto and the other Hidden Leaf Village ninjas discover that the ancient Shirogane Clan, who once waged war against the surrounding nations, have returned and are trying to revive the Master Puppet. The Master Puppet is said to be the most powerful puppet of all, and was sealed away in five spirit orbs to contain its power and prevent the Shirogane Clan from destroying the land. Naruto and his friends must now find the spirit orbs, and discover the true intentions of the Shirogane Clan."