New Card Game Based on Naruto Scheduled for This Summer
A new deck-building card game based on Naruto Shippuden will be released by Cryptozoic Entertainment this summer, using the same Cerberus Engine found in the DC Comics and The Lord of the Rings Deck Building Games.
In the Naruto Shippuden Deck-Building Game, players will take on the role of Naruto or any one of his fellow shinobi as they battle S-rank criminals and some of the major villains from the franchise. Players will progress in the game by gaining abilities, recruiting new allies, building “chakra”, and learning new jutsus.
The box will contain 111 main deck cards (consisting of 12 archenemies, 36 punch cards, 12 hand signs, 15 kick cards, 20 weakness cards, and 16 vulnerability cards), 7 oversized character cards, and a rule book. The set will retail under the MSRP of $40.00
Through this weekend, Viz’s Shonen Jump site is holding a poll for the character they most want to see in the game. Choices include