DescriptionThis is an side-scrolling beat-'em-up game consisting of a succession of fights, in which you (surprisingly) play a ninja whose job is to go through the playfield and kill everyone in his path. You are also equipped with a dagger and a shuriken which you can hurl at your enemies.
You must also collect "idols" which are left lying around), which will reinvigorate you, as well as grant you further points. Once you collect all of the idols, you will have won the game.
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- "Ninja Mission" -- Amiga/Atari ST title
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|A nice classic||DOS||Terry Callahan (63)|
|One of the oldest and (still) best Ninja games around...||DOS||Indra was here (20902)|
|I really love this game!||DOS||Tomer Gabel (4645)|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Commodore 64||Oct, 1986||8 out of 10||80|
|Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition||Atari 8-bit||Dec, 2013||8 out of 10||80|
|ATARImagazin||Atari ST||Sep, 1987||2 out of 6||80|
|Retro Game Reviews||Commodore 64||Jul 29, 2014||70|
|ATARImagazin||Atari 8-bit||Mar, 1987||3 out of 6||60|
|Computer Gamer||ZX Spectrum||Mar, 1987||60 out of 100||60|
|Happy Computer||Atari 8-bit||Dec, 1986||60 out of 100||60|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 8-bit||Aug 06, 2009||C||50|
|Retro Game Reviews||ZX Spectrum||Feb 16, 2015||40|
|Zzap!||Commodore 64||Nov, 1986||25 out of 100||25|
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EditorNinja features a built-in editor for the two carriable items (dagger and shurikane). Press 'e' to enter it (see DOS screenshots).
GraphicsNinja is one of the few PC titles that supports 16 colors exclusively in Tandy mode.
German indexOn March 31, 1989, Ninja Mission was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
SalesAccording to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game was Mastertronic's #16 best selling game (194.897 copies). Information also contributed by Xoleras
Related Web Sites
- Game Map (A screenshot map of the game)