Tenchu: Dark Secret

E3 DS game roundup

DS Air, Magical Vacation, Touch Detective, Hotel Dusk, more.

Last week at E3 Nintendo announced plenty of new DS games, but with so much going on it was inevitable some would slip through the cracks - so now we're back, how about a little roundup of the others?

New Tenchu DS details

New Tenchu DS details

Make your own shurikens!

New details have been revealed of Tenchu DS, the first instalment in the legendary series for Nintendo's handheld.

Speaking to Famitsu, producer Atsuhi Taniguchi confirmed that while the gameplay will be familiar to fans there will of course be a few changes. Naturally the game utilises the DS's unique capabilities - the top screen displays the action, while any items you've collected can be found on the touch screen along with a handy map showing the location of nearby enemies. Sometimes you'll need to use the touch screen to pull off a finishing move, too.

Unlike previous Tenchu games this one will use a top down perspective, and Taniguchi is considering implementing a system where the viewing angle switches if you align yourself with a wall.

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