Shinobi Series (Score: 1)
by DarkWolf on Monday, 23 July 2001 @ 22:57:38
| Revenge of Shinobi was okay. The game is difficult, that's okay, but at times I just want to shut off the game and go do something else. That damn maze toward the end of the game is enough to make you go crazy.|
Shadow Dancer was an average port of the arcade version. The dog is a big bonus, as it allows you to get some of those tricky enemies. I love Shadow Dancer because of its non-shriken(sp?) mode which allows you to attempt the game with just your fists, feet, sword, and dog (except boss stages).
Shinobi III was the best in the series. The music, graphics, and game play are excellent. Even though this game tried at new things (jet board, horse, the jump kick, running slash with the katana...) it scored big in my eyes. The only regret I have is that the game doesn't have a no-shuriken mode like Shadow Dancer. Yeah, you can set the amount to 0 in the options, but it's too easy to pick them up.