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|Gameplay||How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.)||5.0|
|Graphics||The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines||5.0|
|Personal Slant||How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes||5.0|
|Sound / Music||The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition||5.0|
|Story / Presentation||The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed||5.0|
|Overall MobyScore (1 vote)||5.0|
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If you enjoyed Shinobi III or Revenge of Shinobi – both of which have already released on the Virtual Console - then it’s likely that you will get a kick out of Shadow Dancer too. It’s not quite as difficult and lacks some of the original ideas and glorious set-pieces that made the two aforementioned games so appealing, but the “one-hit” deaths ensure that it’s a slightly tenser and often more exciting experience. Many Shinobi fans have argued that Shadow Dancer does not stand up to the quality of the other two Mega Drive entries, but in many ways it is a lot more fun due to the simpler arcade-like style of play. Regardless of what has been said in the past, you can take it from us that this title comes highly recommended to all ninja fans.