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Shinobi (3DS)

Released on 11 November 2011

Rating: 16+ (PEGI)

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The Legendary Ninja Warrior Returns...

Betrayed by your friend you must battle an ancient and evil clan in this epic reboot of the acclaimed Shinobi series...

Shinobi captures the classic side-scrolling action from the original Shinobi games. This coupled with intense combat in exotic locations and over the top boss encounters is what players have loved since the early days of the series.

Exclusively developed for the Nintendo 3DS, Shinobi is presented in stunning 3D visuals while introducing several exciting new features and challenges that Shinobi veterans and newcomers will equally enjoy.

  • Please Note: 3DS titles are not compatible with standard Nintendo DS consoles
  • A classic reborn: Re-experience the classic gameplay of the original Shinobi titles, with a modern twist. Pattern-based enemies, twitch gameplay and side-scrolling action all come together with an updated and unique visual 3D style, deeper combat, and all-new challenges
  • Fast and furious ninja combat: Defeat enemies with skill and style as you switch between ranged, melee and acrobatic attacks on the fly. Rely on your Ninja magic to get you out of tight spots and give you advantage during intense fights
  • Retro streetpass challenge: Use the groundbreaking StreetPass feature to unlock unique Retro Challenge Maps and play as Joe Musashi, the legendary character from the original game
  • Become a master ninja: With a brand new combo system to master, a host of achievements to unlock and challenge maps to complete, you will want to return again and again to better your score and ranking. Watch recorded replays to help find your weaknesses and perfect your Ninja skills

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 A classic Megadrive games series is reborn in great style!

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I played Shinobi on the PS2 which was like a poor mans Devil May Cry. I am very pleased that this 3DS version of Shinobi goes back to the roots of old 16bit classics. The combat is very intense and fluid. When you have mastered the fairly complex controls, you start to feel like a real ninja intent on kicking serious butt. The graphics have a wonderful artistic style and the music score is brilliant and both suit the game perfectly. The story is interesting and has some pretty good voice acting as well. Shinobi is a very hard platform beat 'em up which old school gamers like myself love, but other gamers may find it to hard, especially on the harder settings. There are four different types of ninja magic which you can use and they are as follows:

1. Fire - Throw two kunai at the same time that can pierce through armour and shields, or hit multiple enemies with one shot.
2. Earth - Become faster, stronger and invincible for a short period of time. When the effect wears out, you will be left with only one health unit and no kunai.
3. Lighting - Give invincibility for a limited number of impacts.
4. Water - Boots jump height and speed in general for a limited time. It will also allow you to reload kunai faster.

You also have a grabbing chain which allows you to grab onto ceilings etc. The levels are very diverse and varied for this type of game. There is a stage where you are riding a horse dodging trees and killing ememies which are after you on their horses. Another cool stage is when are on top a car roof, which is going like a bat out of hell down the motorway. You jump from car to car whilst kicking butt ninja style. Shinobi on the 3DS is a real hidden gem which should not be missed if you enjoy a challenge.

Rating16+ (PEGI)