Tecmo has released Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword for the Nintendo DS.
Dragon Sword is the first handheld installment in the Ninja Gaiden series. Players take on the role of Master Ninja Ryu Hayabusa as they explore the game's storyline. Here are some features of the title according to Tecmo:
- Innovative DS Stylus Functionality: Master your weapon - the DS stylus. Smoothly maneuver (slide, tap, up/down) and fight through levels with the intuitive operation of the stylus.
- Hold the DS Like a Book: Hold the DS with one hand like a book to assist in the operation of the stylus which allows players to view a wider range of scenes, including battle areas, maps and beautifully illustrated comic-book style cut scenes.
- Cast Ninpo, Ninja Magic, by Symbol Input: Using the DS stylus, draw various symbols to quickly execute numerous types of Ninpo.
- Visually Stunning Graphics and Scenery: Experience a full-scale action game showcasing dynamic camera work and an artful blend of detailed 2-D and 3-D environments with 3-D characters.
Price for this title is around $35.