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Theme: Ninjas

Group Description

Games involving ninjas in a major role or with plots involving ninjas.

A ninja (忍者, literally one who bears) is a general term for an agent, used by feudal warlords during the Japanese Sengoku period, who practices in unorthodox covert activities (assassination, espionage, sabotage, etc.) considered to be dishonorable to the ruling samurai class, or a person who practices the art of ninjutsu (忍術), which includes disciplines such as weapon mastery, evasion, disguise, etc. In Japan, the term shinobi, written with the same Chinese characters and having the same meaning, is more commonly used (sometimes also used to refer to a male ninja). A kunoichi is identified to be a female ninja, often using techniques of a geisha.

Historical references of the ninja vary in myth, thus its accuracy cannot be attained; one myth for example describes this art originating from Chinese warriors who fled their homeland for being persecuted for their philosophical beliefs. These warriors settled in Japan, specifically the mountains of Iga and taught their combat skills to the locals.

In popular culture, as well as its adaption in most video games, the public awareness of the ninja were greatly influenced by the 1980-90s Hollywood movie industry.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z2014PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Tecmo Koei Games Co., Ltd....
Legend of a Ninja: A Shadow to Remember2014Windows...
Nutjitsu2014Xbox OneNinjaBee...
Choice of the Ninja2013Android, Browser, iPad, iPhone, MacintoshChoice of Games LLC...
Shadow Warrior2013WindowsDevolver Digital3.38
Super House of Dead Ninjas2012Browser, WindowsAdult Swim...
Ninja Gaiden 32012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Tecmo Koei America Corp.0.00
Senran Kagura Burst2012Nintendo 3DSMarvelousAQL Inc....
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge2012PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360Nintendo of America Inc.4.00
Mark of the Ninja2012Linux, Macintosh, Windows, Xbox 360Microsoft Studios4.17
Mini Ninjas Adventures2012Xbox 360Square Enix, Inc.4.00
Mark of the Ninja teaser2012BrowserKlei Entertainment Inc....
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.4.24
Ninja Gaiden 3 (Collector's Edition)2012PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Tecmo Koei America Corp....
Ninja Chicken2012AndroidMoMinis2.00
Fruit Ninja Kinect2011Xbox 360Microsoft Game Studios2.00
Cubic Ninja2011Nintendo 3DSUbisoft, Inc....
Nin²-Jump2011Xbox 360CAVE Co., Ltd.2.57
Senran Kagura: Shōjotachi no Shinei2011Nintendo 3DSMarvelous Entertainment Inc....
The Ninja Game2011BrowserAddicting Games3.00
Ninja Escape2010Xbox 360Dot Zo Games...
Ninja Shadow Warrior2010Arcade3.80
Shonen Jump: Naruto Shippuden - Ultimate Ninja Storm 22010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc....
Tenchu 4 Plus2010PSPFromSoftware, Inc....
NinJump Deluxe2010Android, iPad, iPhone, MacintoshBackflip Studios, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Ninja Escape Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Ninja Escape
Shadow Warrior Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Shadow Warrior
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z
Cubic Ninja Nintendo 3DS Front Cover
Front cover for Cubic Ninja
Mini Ninjas Adventures Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Mini Ninjas Adventures

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Shadow Warrior
Title screen
Screenshot from The Ninja Game
Main menu
Screenshot from NinJump Deluxe
Start screen
Screenshot from Mark of the Ninja