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Ninjatown is a family-friendly tower defense game for the Nintendo DS that features the artwork and characters of ex-EGM editor Shawn Smith's Shawnimals universe. In the game, players must build Ninja Huts at key spots along a set pathway to defend each of the game's 36 levels from the invading forces of Mr. Demon. Players can build up to eight different kinds of Ninja Huts, each kind containing its own category of Ninja, from Wasabi pea-shooting Sniper Ninjas to bearded Mountain Ninjas.

There are also a variety of Ol' Master Ninja Powers that can help the player in a pinch. These range from blowing into the DS microphone to push enemies backwards with a gust of wind to tapping enemies on screen in a short period of time in order to deal extra damage to them.

The game is divided into 9 districts, each containing 3 standard tower defense maps and 1 boss map. Each level in the game takes about 10-15 minutes to complete, with the full game clocking in at around 6-8 hours.


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Critic Reviews

That Gaming Site Nov 30, 2008 8.8 out of 10 88
IGN Oct 27, 2008 8.7 out of 10 87
1UP Oct 28, 2008 B+ 83
ZTGameDomain 2008 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Oct 28, 2008 4 out of 5 80
Giant Bomb Feb 12, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Dec 11, 2008 80 out of 100 80 Nov 24, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Official Nintendo Magazine Nov 27, 2008 74 out of 100 74
AceGamez 2008 7 out of 10 70


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Alex Kain (13) added Ninjatown (Nintendo DS) on Mar 11, 2009