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Ninja Gaiden (Xbox)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.8
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Ninja Gaiden Credits

Development

ProducerTomonobu Itagaki
DirectorsTomonobu Itagaki, Hiroaki Matsui
Lead ProgrammerTakeshi Kawaguchi
PlannersMasanori Sato, Noriaki Kazama, Katsunori Ehara
Scenery Design DirectorKenichiro Nakajo
Chief Character DesignerYoshiki Horiuchi
Graphic Effects DirectorYasuo Egawa
Motion Team HeadYuki Naruse
Sound DirectorMakoto Hosoi
Cutscene ScriptingMasato Onishi, Daisuke Suzuki
ProgrammersHiroaki Ozawa, Junichi Araki, Tetsuya Imamura, Taiyo Aramaki, Kazuhiro Kosuge, Takuro Sasaki, Tomotaka Ikawa, Tetsuo Yamamoto, Junichi Ueno, Takanori Yoshida, Yasushi Maeda, Mitsuo Osada, Tomonobu Kinugasa
Game Event ScriptingKouji Motoume, Yoshinobu Suzuki, Takahiro Suzuki, Nobuyuki Nakamura
Enemy AI and Battle DesignYosuke Hayashi, Masaki Toyoda, Hiroyuki Sadamatsu, Koutaro Hosogaya
Scenery DesignKatsuhiro Mukasa, Yukihiro Fujita, Junichi Ikeya, Naoki Ieda, Kentarō Nishimura, Takashi Ozeki, Hideaki Kato
Character DesignHaruhiko Shikata, Akiko Matsui, Hideaki Takahashi, Toru Hashimoto, Kazunori Kodama, Hiroki Omote
Item DesignKohei Kimura, Masahiro Nose
Graphic EffectsYuko Miyamoto, Chiharu Adachi, Yuichi Hasegawa, Shintaro Ito, Ryoji Sugita
Interface Screen DesignKatsunori Watanabe
Map Screen DesignKazuyoshi Horiuchi, Kouichi Yabata
Motion DirectorsTaro Takemoto, Masaki Koshikawa
Motion DesignTaro Yamauchi, Tomoo Hiraoka, Masahiro Ueda, Ryuji ikeda, Akira Izumi, Yosuke Takahashi, Yōjirō Hirashita, Takuji Ohtsuka, Masashi Nakata, Yoshiro Tachibana, Motoi Tanahashi, Katsuhiro Yamauchi
MusicRyo Koike, Wakana Hara
Sound EffectsRyo Koike, Wakana Hara
Title Logo DesignTom Lee
PackagingJun Hasunuma
ManualJun Hasunuma
ElgoyasanAndrew Szymanski
Tuning and Testing ManagerYoshifuru Okamoto
Tuning and Testing TeamYoshikatsu Yoshizawa, Katsuyuki Shimizu, Takahiro Koizumi, Hiromi Gyota, Ryosei Muraki, Hiroyuki Yazaki, Yuichi Uchida, Tamio Kimura, Takahito Ebato, Takeshi Suzuki, Jin Serizawa, Atsuo Saito, Ai Tsukiyama

Motion Capture

Motion CaptureMotion Capture Studio DYNAMO
Motion Capture Studio DYNAMOHiroshi Hirokawa, Nobuyoshi Ono, Ken Ueno, Hansok Kim
Motion Capture TalentJiro Okamoto, Riichi Seike, Misako Nagashima, Eriko Harada, Tomohiro Nara, Yasunari Kimbara

Voiceover Talent

Ryu HayabusaHideyuki Hori
RachelMichie Tomizawa
AyaneWakana Yamazaki
DokuKōji Totani
GamovHisao Egawa
MuraiBanjō Ginga
MuramasaTakeshi Aono
KurehaJun Shikano
BouncerYasuhiko Tokuyama
CorrespondentTakeshi Mori
NarratorOsamu Saka

Pre-Rendered Movies

DirectorKoichi Ohata
CG DirectorKoji Nozaki

Polygon Magic, Inc.

ProducerYoshiki Tokita
Production ManagersMasaru Mayama, Ko-ichi Takahashi
Sound DesignMasayuki Maruyama, Tomohide Shigihara
ProgrammerRyota Shioya

Visual Science Laboratory, Inc.

Chief DesignerEiji Sumida
Scene Team LeadersRyuuichi Torunosono, Akira Yoshino, Shigeyuki Watanabe, Yoshihisa Haraguchi, Munetaka Kurosaki, Terushige Watanabe
Character Modeling & AnimationYoko Nishikimi, Kaoru Noji, Hitoshi Shimamori, Toshio Itoga, Ikuno Wada, Masahiro Hattori, Kei Watanuki, Emiko Watanabe, Yoichi Iwasaki, Kentaro Koyaku, Shinpei Naitou, Yuichiro Kanno, Chayanin Leopailote, Varintorn Songpratum, Ravikan Tatiyasuk, Min Hac Gi, Cheon Pil Seok, Choi Ho Lk, Choi Young Mook
Image DesignKiyoshi Akimoto
Scenery Modeling & Visual EffectMasato Hirabayashi, Akihisa Watabe, Kito Ogihara, Ako Ideguchi, Ryo Kanke, Naoko Watanabe, Kiyonobu Maeda, Sawako Kamifukumoto, Ryota Tanaka, Masashi Obara, Eiji Suzuki, Nobuyuki Nakashima, Narong Jiravesyanon, Siriporn Mekanotai, Noraset Rerkachornkiat, Jaroon Rookapun, Paiboon Jirapradapwong, Maytiporn Thamtarana, Aasa Ooraikul, Yos Toprasitkul, Saknarin Thubjaroen, Piyapong Chavelitsakulchai, Maturot Euanontat, Yuwaboon Thamrongsombatsakul, Nattakit Udomsrirat, Thitichote Ktawutpoonpan, Saranat Tiemkeo, Methin Pingsuthiwong, Nigel James Ankers
Composit DirectorsJun Nakamura, Takateru Kadota, Takashi Yanagi, Norihito Nakanishi
Production ManagerTakaaki Furusawa

N-design

Character Modeling & AnimationYuki Mizoguchi, Shusuke Osanai, Yudai Furukawa, Kazuhiko Kosono, Hirohisa Abe, Takashi Uehara, Toshinori Aoki

Tuning and Testing: Sarugakucho, Inc.

Sarugakucho, Inc.Toru Hashimoto, Noboru Matsumoto
TuningSusumu Nakazawa, Osamu Sasaki, Yusuke Tsuruoka, Daisuke Toda, Toshihisa Sakaino
TestingKohei Ota, Yutaka Iwakame, Minori Oda, Yoshiaki Kano, Naoya Sato, Makoto Sugiura, Yosuke Takahashi, Shingo Takemoto, Kayo Nakata, Yu Nakabayashi, Daisuke Ito, Keiichi Kimura, Naomichi Nishimura

Special Thanks

Special ThanksAll Ninja Gaiden fans, All Dead or Alive fans, Seamus Blackley, MILKY‑chan, Kenei Unoki, Kiyoteru Fujiki, Teru Matsubara, Hakuro Matsuda, Takashi Sensui, Kiichiro Urata, Masato Hayashi, ONO‑chan

Technical Cooperation

Technical CooperationMicrosoft Xbox Advanced Technology Group, CRI Middleware Co. Ltd., Visual Science Laboratory Inc., blindlight, Sarugarucho Inc.

Credits

Co‑ProducerJohn Inada
Executive ProducersSam Fukada, Max Naka

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Takeshi Aono, 51 other games
Banjō Ginga, 47 other games
Hisao Egawa, 42 other games
Wakana Yamazaki, 41 other games
Takeshi Suzuki, 38 other games
Michie Tomizawa, 31 other games
Hideyuki Hori, 29 other games
Seamus Blackley, 29 other games
Jun Nakamura, 26 other games
Takeshi Kawaguchi, 24 other games
Osamu Saka, 24 other games
John Inada, 24 other games
Toru Hashimoto, 23 other games
Kōji Totani, 20 other games
Max Naka, 20 other games
Tom Lee, 19 other games
Naoko Watanabe, 18 other games
Misako Nagashima, 18 other games
Takahiro Suzuki, 17 other games
Hideaki Takahashi, 17 other games
Daisuke Suzuki, 15 other games
Tomonobu Itagaki, 14 other games
Nobuyoshi Ono, 13 other games
Ryuji ikeda, 13 other games
Emiko Watanabe, 13 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Dead or Alive Ultimate, a group of 53 people
Dead or Alive 2, a group of 40 people
Ninja Gaiden II, a group of 36 people
Dead or Alive: Xtreme 2, a group of 28 people
Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly, a group of 25 people
Dead or Alive: Xtreme Beach Volleyball, a group of 23 people
Dead or Alive, a group of 21 people
Metroid: Other M, a group of 19 people
Ninja Gaiden 3, a group of 18 people
Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword, a group of 15 people
Fatal Frame III: The Tormented, a group of 13 people
Tengai Makyō III: Namida, a group of 13 people
Rygar: The Legendary Adventure, a group of 11 people
Super Swing Golf, a group of 11 people
Kagero: Deception II, a group of 10 people
Rumble Roses, a group of 10 people
Unison: Rebels of Rhythm & Dance, a group of 9 people
Final Fantasy XIII, a group of 9 people
WWE Day of Reckoning 2, a group of 9 people
Monster Rancher 3, a group of 8 people
Quantum Theory, a group of 8 people
Monster Rancher 4, a group of 8 people
Countdown Vampires, a group of 7 people
Lost Odyssey, a group of 7 people
KOF: Maximum Impact, a group of 7 people

Credits for this game were contributed by thf (153452) and Sciere (248128)