Game Revolution writes: "I've always found something fundamentally wrong with games like Street Fighter and Soul Calibur (despite my love for them). You can spend your entire life mastering all the moves and subtle nuances of a given character, only to lose to an eight-year-old mashing buttons; and Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm is a welcome departure from that, as mashing buttons is really all there is to it."
+ Improved graphics
+ 3D combat
- . . .that falls flat on its face
+ Open-world gameplay
- . . .that gets old quick.
- Fewer characters
- No online multiplayer
- Seriously, no online multiplayer?