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The Last Ninja (DOS)

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Description

You are the last living member of your ninja clan after they were brutally slaughtered. Now, you seek to exact revenge on the evil shogun responsible.

The Last Ninja is an action/adventure game set in medieval Japan. The game is shown in isometric view, and the eponymous ninja can walk in four directions, jump, fight the enemies and collect necessary items on his way.

While fighting, the ninja can use several different blows and block. There are a couple of weapons to find, including smoke bombs and shuriken.

Screenshots

The Last Ninja DOS Start screen of the game
The Last Ninja DOS Title screen
The Last Ninja DOS Jumping the river stones
The Last Ninja DOS Hmm, are those nunchucks on his body?

Alternate Titles

  • "Ninja Remix" -- Amiga / Atari ST title

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User Reviews

The Last Pixel-Master Tony Van (2691) unrated
A classic action adventure. Macintrash (2516) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars

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Topic # Posts Last Post
The Last Ninja Nostalgia Tribute 3 Fabio Barzagli (3)
Aug 19, 2007

Trivia

Cancelled port

The Last Ninja (or possibly its follow-up) was being ported to the Tandy Color Computer 3, and even mentioned in Tandy's catalogues. The project facing difficulties, Steve Bjork was called in to help before the game was finally canceled. As a recently recovered development version shows, the CoCo port was already at an advanced state when it was scrapped. For information and pictures, refer to Allen Huffman's site.

Delayed port

In 1988, Marc Rosocha had an conversion of Last Ninja ready for Atari ST and Amiga computers. But this was not released until 1990 with Ninja Remix, with featured extended graphics and was completely programmed from scratch.

Awards

  • Retro Gamer
    • September 2004 (Issue #8) – #90 Best Game Of All Time (Readers' Vote)

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Macintrash (2516) added The Last Ninja (DOS) on May 09, 2000
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