Ninja Gaiden series

Group Description

The Ninja Gaiden series by Tecmo follows the adventures of the ninja Ryu Hayabusa throughout the world and even other dimensions. The series began in the 2D side scroller action genre and was eventually revitalized as a 3D action game.


The word "Gaiden" in the title means "Letter". It can also mean "sidestory".

Trivia contributed by Foxhack

Selected Covers

Ninja Gaiden Game Gear Front Cover
Front cover for Ninja Gaiden
Ninja Gaiden SEGA Master System Front Cover
Front cover for Ninja Gaiden

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen.
Screenshot from Ninja Gaiden
Intro, part 1
Screenshot from Ninja Gaiden
Title screen
Screenshot from Ninja Gaiden
Game group created by Brian Hirt (10087), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (194635), chirinea (43231), Sciere (506105), Kabushi (200077), gamewarrior (5113) and Jeanne (76593)