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Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fun multiplayer ninja action held back by technical issues.

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age 6+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 7+

Really good not that much violence

It's really for everyone 10 because lrl I played the game and the fights weren't violent

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Great messages
Easy to play/use
age 5+

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Although this multiplayer action game is mostly fun, It's technical glitches keep it from being a fully polished, enjoyable experience you'll return to if you're not a major Naruto fan. Naruto to Boruto: Shinobt Striker lets players go on missions alone to get a feel for the fast-paced movement and fighting, but this game really shines when you look for others to play with and against in an up to eight-person battle. Trash-talking while battling opponents proved to be fun (and funny); it takes time to learn what works and what doesn't to defeat enemy ninjas, master your skills, and winning matches as a team in these vertical urban environments. Co-op missions gives you some purpose to your adventure as well, instead of keeping gameplay as a straightforward fighting game. The action is fast-paced, and seeing multiple ninjas fighting simultaneously is a blast. Timing of your moves and chained combos, use of jutsus is all incredibly important, as well as summoning help when you need it.

Sometimes, though, the action slows down, or there are other technical issues, mostly tied to the camera not following you properly or losing you in a close-quartered environment. These glitches are incredibly frustrating during combat. While there weren't any problems with finding people to play with or against, there could be some synching issues at the start of the match that you may need to wait to the game to fix itself before you take on a co-op mission with your crew. Overall, Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker is fun and frenetic, but you need to have to patience to get through the technical shortcomings. But fans of this franchise will enjoy this fast-paced ninja brawler.

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