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The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

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MobyRank MobyScore
SNES
86
4.0
Wii
76
5.0
Wii U
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Platform Votes Score
SNES 20 4.0
Wii 1 5.0
Wii U Awaiting 1 votes...
Combined MobyScore 21 4.0


The Press Says

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95
SNESTotal! (Germany)
Egal ob alleine oder zu zweit – die neun Welten des Mystical Ninja sind nicht nur eines von Konamis besten Spielen, sie gehören auch in die Spitzenklasse der SNES-Favoriten. Laßt Euch nicht vom abstrusen Japan-Look stören – stürzt Euch einfach mit Kid Ying und Dr. Yang in eins der genialsten Action-Adventures aller Zeiten!
95
SNESN-Force
Great fun as a one-player, it's wicked with two (a bit like life really). It's wild and full of challenging levels and snazzy graphics. Check it out now or your raw fish sarnies will never be the same again!
93
SNESN-Force
There are usually two types of two-player game. In the boring ones, players take it in turns, but in the interactive ones, both players move around at the same time. Mystical Ninja is the perfect example of a hot duo-player!
93
SNES1UP!
Mais quoi qu'on en dise, malgré toutes les objections qu'on pourrait lui faire, même en le jetant face à ses suites, Ganbare Goemon — laissons tomber un peu ce Mystical Ninja américain — mérite sa note et notre enthousiasme. Au nom de sa bonne humeur qui ne tarit jamais, au nom de la variété époustouflante de son graphisme et de son game design, au nom de son univers dépaysant qui enchantera le nippophile!
93
SNESComputer and Video Games (CVG)
Totally original, utterly vast and darned funny to boot, Geoman Land is a bit of a must buy for your Famicom - even if you do have to endure the incredible farting man! Highly recommended.
92
SNESNintendo Magazine System UK
Another brilliant game from Konami! It's amazing that they've packed so much into the Mystical Ninja cart.
88
WiiMag'64
Solltet ihr auf der Suche nach einem spaßigen Retro-Trip sein: Schnappt euch einen Freund, ladet euch "The Legend Of The Mystical Ninja" herunter und begebt euch gemeinsam auf eine absolut wahnwitzige Reise durchs alte Japan. Der Schwierigkeitsgrad ist zwar relativ hoch, wodurch das Spiel andererseits aber natürlich auch eine richtige Herausforderung darstellt. Die farbenfrohe „16-bit-Sahne-Optik“ und der superbe Soundtrack ergeben ein harmonisches Gesamtbild , das in der goldenen SNES-Ära seinen festen Platz hat. Dieses Spiel gehört – neben solchen Pflichttiteln wie der Donkey-Kong-Country-Reihe oder Secret of Mana – in jede SNES-Sammlung, bzw. als VC-Download auf jede Wii-Konsole. Atmet ein Stück Videospielgeschichte!
85
WiiIGN
Two-player co-operative play, great graphics and sound, tons of depth and even lots of little mini-games to be found and played throughout all combine to make this one game you don't want to overlook again. Goemon's a great character, and his series deserves much more credit and respect than it's received over the years. Strong support for this title on the Virtual Console could mean more from the blue-haired pipe-fighter in the future, even a chance at seeing some of his unreleased Japan-only sequels come to our shores for the first time. So get on the Wii Shop, put down 800 Points and support this underappreciated adventure – help a ninja do his best. Ganbare, Goemon.
84
SNESMAN!AC
Einzigartiges Action-Adventure in deutscher Sprache: Abgefahrene Gags, packende Action-Levels und tolle Überraschungen.
83
SNESElectronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)
This cart has the kind of gameplay that made the NES carts so fun to play. There are plenty of different options and little bonuses such as a miniature arcade that actually lets you play the games. Cool graphics and an awesome soundtrack make this one of the better Super NES games.
82
SNESGameCola.net
This truly is a game you should've bought but didn't, a game you should've played but missed out. Luckily, it's available on the Wii's Virtual Console, so now is your chance to play the best Super NES game you never played before.
80
SNESConsoles Plus
Beau et très bien réalisé, Goemon Ganbarre vous plongera dans une atmosphère très dépaysante.
80
WiiNintendo Life
The Legend of Mystical Ninja is a fun SNES classic although not widely known. The music and characters are very distinct and different from other games. Back in the early 90's this was a real breath of fresh air, and amazingly it still feels the same today - there's not too many games out there like this. If you want to try something a bit different, you should give this a try.
80
SNESPower Play
Konami hat derart viele grafische Feinheiten wie die witzige Sprite-Animation und spielerische Gags wie die Drehleitern des dritten Levels in das Modul gequetscht, daß es eine Freude ist. Vor allem die seit dem PC-Engine-Knaller "PC-Gengin" putzigsten Obergegner bringen frischen Wind in die laserlastige Endmonsterlandschaft. Zwar stottert das Scrolling an vielen Stellen sehr bedrohlich und die eine oder andere Bonbonfarbe ist einen Tick zu grell für das europäische Auge, aber das wird durch die hohe Spielmotivation dicke wieder wettgemacht. Größtes Manko des Moduls: Statt eines ellenlangen Paßwortes, hätte Konami lieber eine Batterie zum Spielstandspeichern verwenden sollen.
66
WiiGameSpot
Originally released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, The Legend of the Mystical Ninja is an oddball action adventure game with a good deal of personality. Though the core gameplay offers a pretty straightforward 2D side-scroller experience with lots of pit jumping and big boss fights, you'll also spend lots of time wandering around villages, visiting shops, and playing minigames. There's something appealing about how the game presents itself, and as a platformer that's more fun with two players, it's a bit of a rarity. Overall, it's a fun experience that gets hobbled by the clunky village areas and the inconsistent quality of the minigames.
60
WiiEurogamer.net (UK)
Even when you know what's going on, it's still a bit of a well-intentioned muddle to be honest. The genre-hopping doesn't really gel, while the exploration is hampered by the need to constantly clobber wandering civilians and dodge flapping fish. The graphics are cute though, in a Manga-meets-Dogtanian sort of way.
60
SNESGamePro (US)
Ying and Yang put on a cutesy show of tough cartoony sluggery, but if you're looking for more complex video ninjitsu for your money, better save your strength 'til a true "master," such as Ryu Hayabusa, slashes his way into 16-bit dojos.