GDC Starts Early with a Ninja Gaiden 3 Teaser

Tecmo Koei’s Ninja Gaiden 3 was announced last summer, but the developer of the over-exaggerated slasher has been silent about the game ever since. Get ready to ask even more questions after this.

Mum’s the word over at Tecmo Koei headquarters, but all of that will be remedied at E3 later this year. Currently slated for a 2012 release, there will be quite the Ninja Gaiden 3 information explosion later on. This new title will “take fans on an epic journey as they discover a side of their hero that has never been revealed.” This will be the first Ninja Gaiden title led by newcomer Yosuke Hayashi, after Tomonobu Itagaki’s departure to work with THQ on Devil’s Third. To kick off GDC, Tecmo Koei has released a short teaser trailer:

Definitely no shortage on the blood here, a franchise staple, but Ryu’s unmasking? Looks interesting, but it’s definitely leaving us wanting more! What are you looking forward to in the next Ninja Gaiden game? Let us know in the comments below.