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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Historical references of the ninja vary in myth, thus its accuracy cannot be attained; one myth for example describes this art originating from Chinese warriors who fled their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 orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Ninja Master's1996Arcade, Neo Geo, Neo Geo CD, WiiD4 Enterprise, Inc.3.53
Maui Mallard in Cold Shadow1995Game Boy, Genesis, SNES, Windows, Windows 3.xDisney Interactive, Inc.3.61
Ninja Gaiden Trilogy1995SNESTecmo, Inc.4.14
Shinobi Legions1995SEGA SaturnVic Tokai, Inc.3.71
Shien's Revenge1994SNESVic Tokai, Inc.2.00
Kaze Kiri1994TurboGrafx CDNaxat Soft...
3 Ninjas Kick Back1994Genesis, SNESSony Imagesoft2.43
Live a Live1994SNESSquare Co., Ltd.3.68
The Ninja Warriors1994SNESTaito Corporation3.92
Super Ninja-kun1994SNESJaleco Ltd.3.00
Kasumi Ninja1994JaguarAtari Corporation2.57
Surf Ninjas1994Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOSCapstone Software3.59
Zen: Intergalactic Ninja 1993Game BoyKonami (America), Inc.3.20
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: Radical Rescue1993Game BoyKonami (America), Inc.3.48
Zool 21993Amiga, Amiga CD32, BlackBerry, DOS, JaguarAtari Corporation3.76
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master1993Genesis, iPhone, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, WindowsSEGA of America, Inc.4.19
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters1993GenesisKonami (America), Inc.3.53
Zen: Intergalactic Ninja1993NESKonami (America), Inc.4.02
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters1993SNESKonami (America), Inc.3.52
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters1993NESKonami, Inc.3.30
Surf Ninjas1993Game GearSEGA of America, Inc.2.83
Iga Ninden: Gaō1993TurboGrafx CDNihon Bussan Co., Ltd....
Ninja Baseball Bat Man1993ArcadeIrem America Corp.4.33
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The HyperStone Heist1992GenesisKonami, Inc.3.81
Shinobi II: The Silent Fury1992Game GearSEGA of America, Inc.3.62
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Selected Covers

Ninja Master's Neo Geo CD Front Cover
Front cover for Ninja Master's
Kasumi Ninja Jaguar Front Cover
Front cover for Kasumi Ninja

Selected Screenshots

Title screen / Main menu.
Screenshot from The Ninja Warriors
Primary title screen
Screenshot from Surf Ninjas
Title screen
Screenshot from Ninja Master's
Title screen
Screenshot from Super Ninja-kun