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A war is at hand. Tenrai is building an army full of dark lords and ninjas. Is simple goal is to conquer Japan. Only you can stop him from completing his deadly quest.

Set in the 16th century, you play stealth assassin ninja, Rikimaru. Returning from another place in time, Rikimaru has learned to master his shadow, gaining him further advantage in his task to seek out and kill those who seek to destroy Japan.

Using his stealth ability, you must search your way through mission after mission, completing quests either as Rikimaru or his partner in crime, Ayame. Various weapons and items, including the nimble ninja sword and the bow and arrow, will aid you in your quest.

Tenchu also supports 2 player co-op and deathmatch modes.


Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven PlayStation 2 Title screen.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Tenchu San" -- Japanese title
  • "Tenchu: La Ira Del Cielo" -- Spanish Title
  • "Tenchu: La Colère Divine" -- French Title
  • "Tenchu 3" -- Japanese Title
  • "천주3: 천벌" -- Korean spelling

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Critic Reviews

Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2003 9 out of 10 90
IGN Mar 04, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85 Mar 27, 2003 85 out of 100 85
GameSpot Mar 04, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpy Mar 04, 2003 83 out of 100 83 Mar 10, 2003 79 out of 100 79
Games TM Mar, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 22, 2003 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gamereactor (Sweden) May 08, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution Mar, 2003 B- 67


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  • Unquestionably the Most Realistic Ninja Game Ever (Humorous mock-review of the game. ("The female ninja, Ayame, wears the traditional tight pants and tank top that all female ninjas wore in those days. In order to keep her identity a secret, she makes no attempt to cover her face, and constantly yells out her own name when confronted."))
Kartanym (10704) added Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven (PlayStation 2) on May 19, 2003