Ninja Gaiden for NES

NES

Action arcade 2d scrolling beat 'em up brawler
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Ninja Gaiden

Online version of Ninja Gaiden for NES. Ninja Gaiden, released in Japan as Ninja Ryūkenden (Legend of the Ninja Dragon Sword) and as Shadow Warriors in Europe, is a side-scrolling cinematic action-platformer. Tecmo developed and published it for the NES; its development and release coincided with the beat 'em up arcade version of the same name. The story follows a ninja named Ryu Hayabusa as he journeys to America to avenge his murdered father. There, he learns that a person named "the Jaquio" plans to take control of the world by unleashing an ancient demon through the power contained in two statues. Featuring platforming gameplay similar to Castlevania, players control Ryu through six "Acts" that comprise 20 levels; they encounter enemies that must be dispatched with Ryu's katana and other secondary weapons...

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Released in
1988
Publisher
Ocean Software
Developer
Tecmo
Platforms
Arcade, NES (1988), Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum (1990), Lynx (1991), TurboGrafx-16 (1992), SNES (1995), Wii (2007)

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Online emulated version of Ninja Gaiden was originally developed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), an 8-bit third-generation home video game cartridge-based console produced by Nintendo, first released in Japan as the Family Computer (commonly known as the Famicom) in 1983. The NES, a face-lifted version, was released internationally in the following years. The NES featured a number of groundbreaking games, such as the platform game Super Mario Bros, the action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda and the action game Metroid. As one of the best-selling gaming consoles of its time, the NES helped revitalize the US video game industry following the video game crash of 1983.

The game controller used for both the NES and the Famicom features an oblong brick-like design with a simple four button layout: two round buttons labeled `A` and `B`, a `START` button, and a `SELECT` button. Additionally, the controllers utilize the cross-shaped joypad, designed by Nintendo employee Gunpei Yokoi, for Nintendo Game & Watch systems, to replace the bulkier joysticks on earlier gaming consoles' controllers.

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online game added: 2020-12-19, by dj