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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 Surf ninja!
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis Thought I might drop in.
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis Must be the boss guy!
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Genesis Up to my knees in it.

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

Critic Reviews

Pixel-Heroes.de Sep, 2003 10 out of 10 100
Defunct Games Jun 29, 2012 A+ 100
HonestGamers 2007 10 out of 10 100
GameFan Magazine Jan, 1993 95.75 out of 100 96
Megablast Dec, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Play Time Sep, 1993 85 out of 100 85
Sega Force Nov 04, 1993 82 out of 100 82
Retrogaming History Apr 28, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Aug, 1993 73 out of 100 73

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Trivia

Development

The original UK release went back to the drawing board for a few extra 'tweaks' and 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 (16867), Sciere (373759), Foxhack (12623) and gamewarrior (5060)