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Shinobi (TurboGrafx-16)

Shinobi TurboGrafx-16 Title

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.3
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.1
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.7
Overall MobyScore (7 votes) 4.3


The Press Says

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88
The Games Machine (UK)
Also taken for granted is the consistent playability of arcade conversions on consoles - Shinobi is probably more playable than I remember! Impressive credentials for such an old genre, but ones that make it an essential purchase for all Engineers.
85
Tilt
Cette version est nettement supérieure aux versions micro, tant pour le graphisme que l'animation. Le premier niveau est identique à celui de l'arcade et c'est un véritable régal. Mais, ensuite, une mauvaise surprise vous attend, car on saute directement au troisième niveau et la scène des ninja en 3D a également disparu. Il est vraiment regrettable que ce jeu soit ainsi raccourci, mais il reste passionnant.
79
SegaFan.com
La ya de por sí no muy larga duración del Shinobi original se ve reducida por la exclusión de la segunda misión del arcade, haciendo de la vida del cartucho su auténtico talón de Aquiles. Exceptuando esta laguna, la versión de Turbo Grafx es de lejos la más completa y la más fiel de todas las creadas para plataformas domésticas y se sitúa entre los mejores juegos para la máquina de NEC.
78
Power Play
Unverständlicherweise fehlt sowohl die Zwischen-Sequenz des Automaten, in der die laufenden Ninjas mit Shuriken beworfen werden, als auch die Extra-Waffen. Trotzdem spielt sich Shinobi als PC-Engine-Umsetzung fantastisch; auf Grund der beiden Schnitzer gibt's nur ein "Gut".
75
Retrogaming History
Una conversione tecnicamente perfetta, caratterizzata da un’azione veloce e ipnotica, da controlli reattivi ed inappuntabili e da una giocabilità degna di nota. E’ veramente un dispiacere notare le troppe mancanze rispetto al coin-op (tutto il secondo livello e molto altro), così come lascia perplessi l’implementazione della curva di difficoltà. Poteva essere un arcade perfect, ma esigenze di “memoria” del supporto lo relegano alla condizione di “buon titolo”.
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All Game Guide
Shinobi is one of those genre-defining games that everyone who was alive and gaming at the time has played. It is a classic, representative example of late 1980s side-scrolling Arcade action. Of all the conversions out there, the PC Engine version is the most faithful to the original. It's the version to get if you're looking to play this classic game without having to buy an Arcade cabinet outright.