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Description

A ninja-based action game that has the player leading Moonlight through numerous enemy-riddled levels on a quest to exact revenge against his father's murderer. To accomplish this task Moonlight is armed with a katana, shurikens, bombs, and a sickle and chain weapon. Each weapon offers its own advantages and must be used at certain times to overcome specific obstacles or opponents.

The game's coin-op origins are evident in the fact that that the home versions do not have passwords or saves. To compensate for this, however, adjustable difficulty settings were added.

Screenshots

Ninja Spirit Game Boy Boss defeated!
Ninja Spirit Arcade Bridge
Ninja Spirit Atari ST Game start
Ninja Spirit Arcade Stage 1 cleared

Promo Images

Ninja Spirit Screenshot
Ninja Spirit Screenshot
Ninja Spirit Screenshot
Ninja Spirit Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "最後の忍道" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Saigo no Nindō" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Excellent Action, Style and Control gone MAD! TurboGrafx-16 Vecster (24)

Critic Reviews

Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) TurboGrafx-16 Oct, 1990 36 out of 40 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games TurboGrafx-16 Oct 31, 2004 9 out of 10 90
CU Amiga Amiga Apr, 1990 87 out of 100 87
IGN Wii May 14, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Zzap! Amiga Jun, 1990 80 out of 100 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) TurboGrafx-16 Sep, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
64'er Commodore 64 Aug, 1990 7 out of 10 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Jun, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Amiga Format Amiga Jul, 1990 63 out of 100 63
Power Play Atari ST Jul, 1990 48 out of 100 48

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Trivia

Windows release

The game was one of the eighteen arcade games included in the compilation Irem Arcade Hits.

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