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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by thevulture » Wed Aug 11, 2010 1:46 am

Revenge Of Shinobi on the MD. 1 of the 1st games i had for the machine and was(Hell still is) A-Bloody marvelous.B-Uber playable (Fantasic Bosses) and C-For myself? the pinnicle of the series.Game never felt unfair, Challenging in places sure, but damn i loved this. G.G Shinobi was bloody fantasic for a hand held, so worthy of a mention too.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by nakamura » Wed Aug 11, 2010 4:35 am

Shadow Dancer. What a cool name for a great game. 8)
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by Tapey297 » Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:48 am

Shadow Dancer for me too (Megadrive version) I loved the idea of setting your wolf on the bad guys. Fighting Ninjas whilst ascending the Statue of Liberty is an iconic videogame moment in my memory.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by Kai » Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:50 am

Shinobi III still rocks my world! I'm not very good at it, but I love it nonetheless! :mrgreen:
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by thl » Wed Aug 11, 2010 6:16 pm

I'd say Revenge of Shinobi. It's one of my favourite Mega Drive game which became an improvement to its predecessor. It had a lot to offer that includes unique martial arts skills, incredible BGMs and top notch level design. Plus those boss battles was very odd as you encounter Spiderman, Batman and Godzilla.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by batman877 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 3:34 am

It has to be the original 'Shinobi' for me. The Amiga port first, then the Amstrad... then the arcade original! :D

Here's my reasoning:
http://www.retrogamer.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8965

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by Skull Commander » Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:57 am

A very tough question, as there are so much great Shinobi games. I really like the first one on the Master System which wasn't quite so frustrating as the still good arcade version, and I also enjoy the Saturn one, but it's too cheesy to be the best, so I'm going to have to go with Revenge of Shinobi. It had the best music in the series, and I spent hours trying to make THAT jump in the harbour level!

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:04 am

Shinobi III for the dashing and the wall-jumping and the horse-riding and that big monster made out of organs and suchlike - plus, it was the first one I managed to finish.

Shinobi X is amazingly good as well, that sword upgrade where he makes a massive ghost? And Alex Kidd in Shinobi World too, because the first boss is Mario!
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by Dunjohn » Thu Aug 12, 2010 8:12 am

Revenge of Shinobi was the only one I ever played. I couldn't pass it, thanks to that impossible jump on the moving train level, but I still loved it.

Playing it again on the Ultimate Megadrive Collection on Xbox 360, I discovered he had a double jump. How about that?
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by gmintyfresh » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:35 am

Darran@Retro Gamer wrote:Hi everyone :)

This month's question is
What's your favourite Shinobi game?
You can't beat the original arcade version for me, it's still hugely playable even in the present day. It's also reassuringly familar because the game spawned so many great arcade and console scrolling slash-em-ups. It didn't create the genre it revolutionised it.

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by gmintyfresh » Thu Aug 12, 2010 11:41 am

BS (Before Shinobi) was a cold barren time when scrolling slash-em-ups were one dimensional and boring

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by thompson9980 » Thu Aug 12, 2010 4:49 pm

It has the be Revenge of Shinobi for me.

I remember playing it not long after it was released on my mates brothers Jap Megadrive. It totally blew me away and I still regard it very fondly to this day.

Actually, Its probably my favorite ever game 8)


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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by RMLF » Thu Aug 12, 2010 5:59 pm

Shinobi vs Dragon Ninja!

Wait, what do you mean that's not a real game. :roll:

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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by Smurph » Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:13 am

Cracking song though.
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Re: From the Forum question for issue 81

Post by The Master » Fri Aug 13, 2010 6:22 am

Gorf.
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