- Creator-Preferred Adaptation: Masashi Kishimoto, the creator of Naruto, considers the best adaptation to be... the Ultimate Ninja Storm video game series! He often says himself that it's more exciting than the manga, as detailed in this 2013 SaiyanIsland interview.
- No Export for You: Not the game itself, but some DLC that goes with it are only available in Japan and Europe, such as many of the costume DLCs. Fans were not pleased.
- Recycled Set: The majority of the combat arenas (roughly 2/3) are recycled from previous games. The Adventure Mode also reuses some of the 2D environments from Storm 2, like the Hidden Sand Village.
- Talking to Himself: To the point where it's possible to have an entire team where all the members are voiced by the same personnote .
Trivia / Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3