Naiteki Kensei

Naruto: Naiteki Kensei is a free stand alone game that offers a unique fast-paced experience based on the hit Japanese anime Naruto. Players are able to compete online using a system that combines aspects of a third-person shooter and an action-based fighter to provide a new thrilling experience. The system includes casting clever and powerful Jutsus, stringing together Melee combos, evasive acrobatic free-form Movement, and utilizing an array of Weapons with multiple functions all seamlessly.

Players are able to transverse through full 3D environments, utilizing various ways of movement such as walking on walls, water, or dashing around the streets of a village.

Gameplay consists of three main systems: Weapons that take advantage of a quickfire system, Jutsus that make use of combo based inputs, and Taijutsu abilities that can transfer into aerial combos!

Players are able to throw a single Kunai, or a spread of Shurikens to damage opponents and disrupt their Jutsu's. Exploding tags can be stuck on surfaces and players, as well as being able to throw one attached to a Kunai.

The Jutsu system allows players to execute powerful Jutsus or techniques. By holding shift, players will then input combo strings of 2-4 using WASD on the keyboard. Correctly inputting a combo will then execute its respective attack.

The Taijutsu or melee system is very simple to learn but takes a lot of practice to become the best. The primary function allows players to attack consecutively for five hits before sending your opponent sliding back. The secondary function allows players to knock their opponents into the air, where various other methods of attack can then be executed, such as throwing a weapon, performing a Jutsu, or jumping in the air to continue an aerial combo.

Naruto: Naiteki Kensei has been officially released to the public! The first release consists of Team 7, which includes Hatake Kakashi, Haruno Sakura, Uchiha Sasuke and Uzumaki Naruto. Each character has three specific Jutsus at their disposal.

Naruto: Naiteki Kense
i R1 is a free online multiplayer game, created as a fan-project for many others to enjoy. It is a total-conversion of Half-Life 1, meaning the game was created based on the Half-Life engine. In order to play, an installed steam client and an installed copy of Half-Life through steam is required. View this Tutorial for a guided walk through of how to Install Steam, Half-life, and NNK.

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23 comments by OrionT on Sep 9th, 2014

Time to get back to updating this page!
Hi guys, SV here! For those who don't know, I'm the lead developer of this project, currently filling various positions such as environment design, modelling, character animations, texturing, visual FX, sounds, and practically just about anything else that doesn't involve programming. Up until now, Tenken was the coder I teamed up with.
A lot has happened behind the scenes though. Good stuff and bad...
Many team members are no longer active due to personal obligations.

Honestly, to say it plainly, it's just me right now.
That's about to change though, starting October!

Either way, that hasn't stopped me from working hard on this project in the past year, and I've made a lot of progress.
Some which I'm very excited to share with you right now. :)

So lets get to it!

Check out one of NNK's new and improved stages, Chunin Exams Preliminary Arena!

This video shows much more than what we've shown in the past.
I wanted to show you the environment with all it's detail, as well as give you an idea of my workflow.
Also, you might notice a few little things I added into the mix just to keep it interesting. :)

Here are some screenshots of the new Preliminary Arena!

New Stage: Preliminary Arena!

And lets not forget some in-game shots!

Can Sasuke even see it coming?

WIP Rasengan!

WIP Rasengan!

Chidori ingame!

That's basically it for now guys.
I have a LOT more I'm not sharing yet, because I need to focus on actually working on things, rather than keep track on what's pretty enough to show. ;D

I do promise however, that I'll keep you guys posted, weekly if I can.
What NNK (and I) really needs right now is your support!

If you're a skilled animator with experience, motivation, free time, have lots of passion for Naruto and wants to help the cause, let me know!
I'm currently doing a lot of work on my own, and I could definitely use some help. :)

Thanks for watching and following guys.
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Also subscribe to us on Youtube to make sure you don't miss out on anything. :)
Until next time guys...

- SV

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Jan 11, 2011 Music 6 comments

Naruto: Naiteki Kensei's Original Sound track by TimN.

Naruto: Naiteki Kensei R1

Naruto: Naiteki Kensei R1

Jan 10, 2010 Full Version 206 comments

Naruto: Naiteki Kensei Release 1! Grab it while its hot! For more information visit

R1 Official Release Trailer

R1 Official Release Trailer

Jan 5, 2010 Full Version 13 comments

We showcase some of the features you can expect to see in NNK R1! Enjoy the video in full 720p.

Orochimaru Remix

Orochimaru Remix

Oct 17, 2009 Full Version 9 comments

Tim N.'s remix of Naruto's classic Orochimaru theme!

Advanced Weapon Tactics

Advanced Weapon Tactics

Oct 8, 2009 Full Version 5 comments

An in-depth look at some strategies you can utilize with NNK's weapon system!

Weapons: In-depth

Weapons: In-depth

Oct 5, 2009 Movies 4 comments

Friday Update #73 - Weapons: In-depth video in HQ for you to enjoy!

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pancamo_xxl Jul 3 2008, 12:32pm says:


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DJ-Ready Jul 4 2008, 6:15am replied:


You're an idiot. We made ESF, some of us at least. And now we're making NNK.

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imkongkong Jul 3 2008, 5:05pm replied:

funny little man its built ground up from HL, we did not build off ESF. though team members are from ESF ^^

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Ryokeen Jul 3 2008, 12:35pm replied:

Haha lol you made me laught...think before crying...this is the HL engine...the same Engine ESF uses

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Dejiko Jul 6 2008, 11:07pm replied:

actually the engine is called goldsrc =/

saying NNK is copying off ESF is like saying bookB is copying off bookA because they are both written on paper. the only thing NNK and ESf have in common is the engine (and the fact that they are anime mods)

think before making retarded comments...actually, just dont make retarded comments at all, PLEASE

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madddogg2020 Jul 3 2008, 11:19pm replied:

Yea, i dont think he understands that they are both HALF LIFE mods, which would explain the similartiy, lol

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HatsuneMiku Jun 26 2008, 5:22am says:

In My Opinion This is Like Better then those other failed naruto mods :O

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Md.coolz Jun 23 2008, 5:09pm says:

wow, i saw the name Dj-ready , and come to find out, it is "the" dj-ready..... well all i have to say is that if we have the makers of esf working on a naruto mod chances are its gonna be great!

anywayz i didnt see it posted anywhere but who, and how many chars for first release? any ideas yet?

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DJ-Ready Jun 25 2008, 5:57pm replied:

lol I'm somewhat honored but after all we're a team, its not just me alone. ^__^
But lots of us have their roots at ESF or have them related to ESF in some way or another.

<3 my team

Thanks though :D

p.s. join our forums and hang out with us ;P

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rpgdante Jun 23 2008, 7:41am says:

where can I download naiteki kensei mod?

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darkapples Jun 14 2008, 8:44pm says:

Sorry if its been stated before, but will this require HL:S or just the regular half-life?

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Mc_Intire Jun 15 2008, 7:04am replied:

It will require HL1.

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cgSprite Jun 14 2008, 5:30am says:

Great work here guys, I found the models and textures particularly interesting I'm becoming a fan for this style as opposed from reality of course. What is more interesting is that you've picked an older engine, could you tell us why? Could it be to do with the lighting/lack of shadows to achieve the Cartoon look?

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DJ-Ready Jun 14 2008, 7:57am replied:

Mostly practical reasons... most of us know the engine as well as own pocket. It is also a fun challenge to create something "good" looking while you're working with so many limitations due to the engine (at the same time it can be quite frustrating though)

And we still have something up our sleeves related to light and shadows.. it probably won't look as dull in the final mod as it does now :)

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cgSprite Jun 27 2008, 3:46pm replied:

Haha, oh touche!! Look forward to seeing it mate, keep up the good work ^__^

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I can't believe that this is a HL mod that is to show that gold source "HL engine" is really impressive. Now like in my last review I'm going to get the major bad parts out of the way and for this mod there is not that much.. --------- For starters not that many servers but for a mod like this it happens and same goes for not a lot of characters but like I said for 1.0 it's very well done. Also the usual start server then crashes but a lot of mods have that problem so nothing much to say there…

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