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Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (Genesis)

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Description

Shinobi III involves a ninja named Joe "Shinobi" Musashi (you) going and kicking some bad guy butt, in this case his old enemy "Neo Zeed".

In normal Shinobi style, you are presented with side-scrolling playfields which you must slash and shuriken your way through, to meet the end boss of each round.

Screenshots

Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis Thought I might drop in.
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis "!" all right!
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis Must be the boss guy!
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis Title Screen

Alternate Titles

  • "ザ・スーパー忍Ⅱ" -- Japanese spelling
  • "The Super Shinobi 2" -- Japanese title
  • "Shinobi 3" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

What the Genesis was about... J. G. (7) unrated
Best. Shinobi. Game. Ever. MasterMegid (897) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Sep 09, 2001 A 100
That Gaming Site Nov 09, 2009 9.8 out of 10 98
neXGam Dec 27, 2009 9.5 out of 10 95
Shin Force Jul 08, 2004 9.2 out of 10 92
Power Unlimited Nov, 1993 9 out of 10 90
SegaFan.com Dec 22, 2002 8.4 out of 10 84
Sega Force Nov 04, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Retrogaming History Apr 28, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Aug, 1993 73 out of 100 73

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Trivia

The original UK release went back to the drawing board for a few extra 'tweks' the result was the horse riding and the surf sub levels.
Tibes80 (1495) added Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (Genesis) on Jan 03, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (5803), Sciere (245527), Foxhack (12474) and gamewarrior (5067)