Microsoft and FromSoftware announced today that Xbox 360 exclusive action title Ninja Blade has gone gold and will be released across the UK on April 3, 2009.

In Ninja Blade players take on the role of Ogawa who, together with his team of skilled fighters, must battle a terrifying disease that transforms the citizens of Tokyo into an infected monster horde.

Players will be able to sample the action when a playable demo arrives on Xbox LIVE Marketplace on March 9.