Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3
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(ナルト- 疾風伝 ナルティメットアクセル3, Naruto Shippūden: Naruteimetto Akuseru 3)
Video game info
Playable on PlayStation Portable
Series Naruto: Ultimate Ninja
Previous Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 2: The Phantom Fortress
Release Date
Japanese December 10, 2009
English May 11, 2010

Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Heroes 3 is the sixth instalment in the Ultimate Ninja series, announced as an exclusive title for the PlayStation Portable.


The game features 4-player local multi-player battles, as well as characters from the Itachi Pursuit Mission, including Sasuke and the members of Hebi. It also features a team techniques, like Naruto and Jiraiya perform Rasengan at the same time. It includes a story arc designed by Cyberconnect2 that is unique to this game, as well as a regular one that follows the Naruto Shippūden storyline and one that follows Sasuke's story and also was game-exclusive arc called Filler Story Mode, a continuation of previous arc. It has 50 playable characters, however pre-timeskip characters are not available.


A demo of the game has been released on May 4th, 2010 and it's available on PlayStation Network. The demo features 4 playable characters, Naruto Uzumaki, Kakashi Hatake, Pain, and Konan), three stages and two game modes. One of them is Free Battle Mode and the other is Wireless Battle Mode. In Free Battle Mode the player can fight against CPU. In Wireless Battle Mode, the player can fight another player via Ad-Hoc.

Playable Characters

Parenthesis indicate a character's Awakening Mode.

Playable Stages


  • This game received mixed reviews. Gamespot exclaimed that while it had tons of things to unlock and many characters to play as, it just didn't have the fun of a true Naruto game. The website rated this game with a 5.5/10. IGN reviewed it as an average game with lots of unlockables, but limited gameplay. Its final rating was a 6/10.


  • Three of the Six Paths of Pain are playable while the other three can be used as supporting characters.
  • Naruto's house is a restored feature from the previous Ultimate Ninja games.
  • This is the first Ultimate Ninja game to feature up to 4 player battles.
  • The combinations can be 1p vs 1p , 1p vs 2p , 1p vs 3p , and 2p vs 2p.
  • A special game only arc is included between the "Hidan and Kakuzu" and "The Formation of Hebi" arcs. It revolves around Naruto trying to stop a man named Shinga from using a forbidden seed, called the "Demon Shinki".
  • Although Kabuto and Kabuto with Orochimaru's remains are the same, they're featured as two different people.

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