Ubisoft Presents Tenchu Shadow Assassins

February 3, 2009


The Newest Addition to the Tenchu
Franchise Now Available for the First Time on the Wii(TM) Home Video Game System
From Nintendo

Today Ubisoft announced that Tenchu®:
Shadow Assassins is now available for the Wii(TM) home video game system from
Nintendo in North America. From the creators of the best-selling Tenchu series,
Tenchu: Shadow Assassins brings the familiar look and feel of the original opus
back to ninja players. Tenchu: Shadow Assassins is rated M for Mature by the
ESRB and has an MSRP of $49.99.

Tenchu: Shadow Assassins continues
the saga of elite ninjas, Rikimaru and Ayame, who must use their lethal skills
to keep the peace in feudal Japan. Playing as both stealthy Rikimaru and
aggressive and acrobatic Ayame, players will fight their way through more than
10 missions and 50 side quests. Game features include:

  • Use the Wii Remote(TM) to fight
    like a ninja with more than 17 historically accurate ninja weapons and tools,
    each with its own Wii motion.

  • Move silently and use the
    environment as camouflage to hide and sneak in behind your targets.

  • Accomplish missions as you battle
    enemies with katanas, throwing stars, smoke bombs and more.

  • Advance to Shadow Mode level and
    challenge your ninja skills on Wii.

  • Experience the epic adventures of
    Rikimaru and Ayame and put your true ninja skills to the test in a world of
    fierce combat and authentic   tradition.