has released new co-op screenshots
from Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
, showcasing this sequel featuring characters from the previous installments that have defined the franchise, as well as both melee and long-range battles against enemies. Ayane from the Dead or Alive series and Momiji from Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword appear as sexy new playable characters. In addition, two people can engage in online co-op play, with voice chat, in 10 different stages (in 4 difficulty settings) to complete special missions. Rankings from each mission are recorded and posted online, where gamers can choose their opponents based on players’ mission stats. Scheduled for fall 2009, exclusively for PS3, Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 will come with over 30 unique characters, 17 stages with a variety of environments, and a storyline which unfolds in 70 impressive cutscenes.