Tecmo Koei have revealed today that the Xbox 360 version of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’S Edge will include SmartGlass features via an app their internet-enabled tablet or smartphone.
Players will be able to check their personal records and achievements, and watch strategy videos based on their current in-game location to get help if they need to. Players will also be able upload their own gameplay videos as well as comment on others.
Also revealed were details of the games new currency used to unlock new weapons and ninpo – “by discovering Golden Scarabs hidden throughout the game world. These Scarabs can then be used to unlock new Ninpo or weapons. For instance, Piercing Void, a move that creates deadly sharp vacuum blades to slice up nearby enemies, can be unlocked for 20 Scarabs while the sweeping Lunar Staff weapon can be unlocked for 10 Scarabs. The Scarabs are well hidden, though—players will have to search hard for them!”
If that wasn’t enough Tecmo Koei have also annonced that there will be a demo released prior to launch which will feature stages for both Hayabusa and Ayane. Any Karma or Ninja Skills acquired in the demo can be transferred to the full version.
The announcements were also bundled with a but load of new screens showing off the new features. Enjoy!
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge is out now on WiiU and coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 5th April.