It has been revealed that The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors will be subject to a delay in North America, while the European release remains unaffected.
The game – which is a sequel to the brilliant SNES title – hits Europe on August 30th, as was originally planned. However, the North American release has been pushed back to October 15th.
We reviewed the Asian version of the game recently, and said it contained "huge, lush backdrops, silky animation, and tight, mob-levelling ninja moves." It scored 9/10.
Here's the official line:
The reason for the short-term postponement in North America are unforeseen logistical challenges, which could not be solved in time despite intensive efforts. ININ would like to apologize formally to the many fans who are already eagerly waiting to play this masterpiece. As small compensation for a longer wait time, the physical release will contain some extra items that will be revealed later.
ININ also adds that the western version of the game will arrive completely uncut:
There is more good news: The game will be released as a completely uncut experience in Europe and the US, including the option to change the color of the hit effects to red. It will also include enemies which were not included in the Western Super Nintendo version at that time. An extensive insight into the features and characters is provided by the six-minute XXL trailer which was released today.
How does this delay impact you personally? Let us know if you're a North American player who was waiting patiently for this release, and if the delay will test your resolve the force you to order the game from overseas.
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