Sega has announced that it has partnered with K2 studios and FromSoftware to publish the next installlment in the Tenchu series exclusively for the PlayStation 2.

"We're happy to add the latest addition from the critically-acclaimed Tenchu franchise to Sega's current lineup," said Scott. A. Steinberg, Vice President of Entertainment Marketing, Sega of America, Inc. "Tenchu titles have had great success in North America, selling more than 1.4 million units, for two key reasons: they offer deep, involving worlds to explore and present gamers with exciting gameplay options."

Tenchu: Fatal Shadows is set in historical Japan and features two playable ninja warriors, the returning heroine Ayame and a newcomer named Rin. Promised features include visual upgrades, new moves, and gameplay that will be fun for both Tenchu veterans and newcomers to the series.