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The Ninja (SEGA Master System)

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Description

Early in Japan's edo era, circa 1630, peace had continued in the western province of Ohkami until the feudal lord passed away. Gyokuro, an evil emperor, gained power and his oppressive rule caused great hardship to the people, and the princess who opposed him was confined to a dungeon somewhere in the Ohkami castle. Gyokuro has the Ohkami ninja under control at his command. Utilizing various ninjitsu techniques, in addition to the one that transforms them into a wolf, they protect him from the people who are his enemies.

You play Kazamuru, a great warrior who challenges the clan to a fight in order to rescue the princess. However, he can't rescue the princess unless he finds the five scrolls in the thirteen areas of Ohkami. On his quest, he must defeat various ninjas such as Kuno-ichi and Ninniku, as well as fire-blowing ninjas, slashing ninjas, and footloose ninjas. You'll explore grassy fields, shrines, river banks, towns, and the castle itself. Some of the steps have varied gameplay. For example, you must avoid boulders in Step 2, must use logs in order to cross a river in Step 5, avoid being trampled on by horses in Step 7, and scale a cliff in Step 9.

Screenshots

The Ninja SEGA Master System NNow those damn ninjas are throwing Nunchackus
The Ninja SEGA Master System A warrior can't even go up steps without someone hassling him
The Ninja SEGA Master System "You cannot kill me because I am on the other side of that fence"
The Ninja SEGA Master System Who knew that Kazamura could walk through enemies?

Alternate Titles

  • "忍者" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Génération 4 1987 79 out of 100 79
The Video Game Critic Feb 11, 2001 B 75
Defunct Games Jul 07, 2007 75 out of 100 75
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Sep 11, 2009 7 out of 10 70
SegaFan.com Jun 22, 2004 6.3 out of 10 63
Tilt Dec, 1987 12 out of 20 60
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jul 30, 2005 2 out of 10 20

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*Katakis* (37823) added The Ninja (SEGA Master System) on May 21, 2004