Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword golden

The first DS instalment of the Ninja Gaiden series will be shipping out in the US on March 25.


Master Ninja Ryu Hayabusa's latest adventure--Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword--has gone gold.

The latest game in Tecmo's series is the first for the Nintendo DS platform, and gamers hold the DS sideways to play, as in detective adventure game Hotel Dusk: Room 215.

Dragon Sword tells the story of young Ninja Ryu Hayabusa, who used family heirloom the Dragon Sword to shatter the Dark Dragon Blade, and six months have passed since this epic battle.

The title has gone golden, and will be out in stores on March 25. On March 26 between 12 and 4 p.m. at the Nintendo World Store in the Rockefeller Center in New York, game director Yosuke Hayashi will be signing autographs for fans of the games.

Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword has been rated T for Teen by the ESRB, and has a recommended retail price of $34.99.

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