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Shinobi (TurboGrafx-16)

Shinobi TurboGrafx-16 Title


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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Shinobi appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Arcade Version

In comparison to the original arcade version, there are a few missing features in the TurboGrafx-16 version (the status of the other home conversions is unknown): the machine gun, the bonus round and a few enemies (including the boss of the second mission).


Shinobi in Japanese means: stealing (into); spy; sneak thief; surreptitious visit to house of ill repute. The Chinese character displayed on the title screen and throughout the game is the character for Shinobi in Japanese.

Contributed by *Katakis* (37493) on Sep 05, 2004. [revised by : FatherJack (19301) and Patrick Bregger (100850)]. -- edit trivia