DescriptionIn this game, once again you are Shinobi, but this time you're out not to free hostages, but to gain your revenge.
All you have to do is go around killing people with "shurikins", or throwing knives. You can also get power pack upgrades. Once you touch it, your knives turn into fire and you have a ninja sword.
You have to do 3 rounds per zone, kick the butt of a boss and hey presto! You're done on that zone.
- "ザ・スーパー忍" -- Japanese spelling
- "The Super Shinobi" -- Japanese title
Part of the Following Groups
|Not played this game in years, but I remember the good times||Genesis||M.Allen (76)|
|The best launch game of the Genesis!||Genesis||Mavi Bacon (15)|
The Press Says
|Sega Pro (UK)||Genesis||Mar, 1992||96 out of 100||96|
|Player One||Genesis||Oct, 1990||95 out of 100||95|
|That Gaming Site||Genesis||Nov 02, 2009||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Shin Force||Genesis||Jun 26, 2002||9.4 out of 10||94|
|Mean Machines||Genesis||Oct, 1990||94 out of 100||94|
|Video Games||Genesis||Mar, 1991||93 out of 100||93|
|Power Play||Genesis||Mar, 1990||91 out of 100||91|
|1UP!||Genesis||Mar 20, 2009||87 out of 100||87|
|Mag'64||Wii||Jan 17, 2010||8.5 out of 10||85|
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Development and charactersEarly versions of The Revenge of Shinobi had you fighting Batman as a boss, but because SEGA failed to get the licensing rights for the Caped Crusader, he was replaced by a winged demon in later versions of the game. In earlier versions the round 7's boss was no other than Godzilla, but it was eventually replaced by a skinless dinosaur. One of the other bosses is very reminiscent of the Hulk. Spider-Man is also present as a boss. Both Batman and Spider-Man were deleted from from versions of the cartridge released as the "classic edition" and on the version found with the SEGA CD. Instead of Spider-Man and Batman you fight a character that turns into a were-bat.
- Power Play
- Issue 01/1991 - Best Genesis Game in 1990