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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.

Screenshots

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 Izuna in front of a temple
Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja Nintendo DS Title screen
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

Worth Playing Apr 15, 2007 7.8 out of 10 78
1UP Feb 23, 2007 7.5 out of 10 75
Atomic Gamer Mar 07, 2007 75 out of 100 75
IGN Feb 23, 2007 6.9 out of 10 69
NintendoWorldReport Apr 04, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
Nintendojo Feb 23, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65
GotNext Feb 26, 2007 3 out of 5 60
Jeuxvideo.com May 26, 2008 12 out of 20 60
Gamekult Jun 13, 2008 6 out of 10 60
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