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Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja (Nintendo DS)

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Description

This is a rogue-like role playing game with a basic plot and manga style characters.

You play as Izuna, a pink-haired ninja travelling with her family, who runs afoul of several curses that must be lifted by venturing deep into randomly generated dungeons.

Gameplay consists of turn-based movement and combat where the focus is on exploration, inventory management, and survival.

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Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja Nintendo DS All the dungeons are pretty much visible from the get-go, but before Izuna can enter one she needs a direct instruction of one of the villagers.
Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja Nintendo DS Well, I guess this is as good a motivation for a quest as any.
Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja Nintendo DS Izuna's bossy sister
Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja Nintendo DS Umm, maybe she shouldn't?

Alternate Titles

  • "Izuna: The Legend of the Ninja" -- European title

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The Press Says

Atomic Gamer Mar 07, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Deeko Feb 23, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
1UP Feb 23, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
GameZone Feb 20, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Portable Review Feb 24, 2007 30 out of 40 75
NintendoWorldReport Apr 04, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Eurogamer.net (UK) Apr 18, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Gamekult Jun 13, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Modojo Feb 21, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
RPGamer Feb 22, 2007 1.5 out of 5 30

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Jason Estey (11) added Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja (Nintendo DS) on Nov 19, 2007