This summer, Cryptozoic Entertainment will release the Naruto Shippuden Deck-building Game, based on their Cerberus Engine (also used in the DC Comics Deck-Building Game and The Lord of the Rings Deck-Building Game).
Players take the role of Naruto or one of his comrads as the battle S-rank criminals and "Archenemies." Chakra energy augments the Cerberus Engine's main resource, "Power." Players progress by gaining abilities, adding allies, earning equipment, building chakra, and mastering new techniques.
The box contains 111 main deck cards (12 Archenemy cards, 36 Punch cards, 12 Hand Sign cards, 15 Kick cards, 20 Weakness cards, 16 Vulnerability cards), 7 oversized character cards, and a rulebook. The game is for 2 – 5 players, ages 15 and up, and plays in 30 – 45 minutes. MSRP is $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