Category Archives: Ninja Gaiden

#736 – Wrath of the Black Manta

                                                                    The Black Manta looks… less than intimidating here.                                                                                                                                         “Here I go again ON MY OWN!”   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: Taito DEVELOPER: AI GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: April 1990   The Black Manta’s wrath burns for El Toro, the mysterious ringleader of a kidnapping cartel. You’re armed with a never … Continue reading #736 – Wrath of the Black Manta

#703 – Vice: Project Doom

                                                                                                                                        “Only this gun can save us now!”                                                                                                                                                    Jack Skellington guest stars.   PLAYERS: 1 PUBLISHER: American Sammy DEVELOPER: Aicom GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: November 1991   Vice: Project Doom may as well have been called Ninja Gaiden: Let’s Get Silly. Vice borrows liberally from the storied trilogy, including but not … Continue reading #703 – Vice: Project Doom

#558 – Shadow of the Ninja

                                                    An evil metropolis, cyborg enemies, and futuristic ninjas. Harvest Moon, this ain’t.                                                                                                                                                          Yup, I’m almost dead.   PLAYERS: 1-2 simultaneous PUBLISHER: Natsume DEVELOPER: Natsume GENRE: Action RELEASE DATE: December 1990   Shadow of the Ninja is a cult hit, revered and championed by a small few, and forgotten by the … Continue reading #558 – Shadow of the Ninja