Did anyone else think the main character was called Mark?

#1 Posted by Evercaptor (391 posts) -

I thought this for the vast majority of the game, and the title was a clever Double Entendré referencing Mark, the titular character and his marks, the source of his superhuman power. It was only whne I refered to him as Mark to a friend, They were all "Phbbblt, WHAT?!"

It hasn't stopped me calling him Mark, either, as "nameless Hisomu ninja" is an unweildy title.

#2 Posted by AjayRaz (12424 posts) -

Mark is tied with Joe for the best ninja name of all time

#3 Posted by Village_Guy (2543 posts) -

No, that's silly. But I get your point, still a ninja named Mark is silly.

#4 Edited by Ravenlight (8040 posts) -

Yeah, I totally did the same thing. I think it adds something to the fiction of the game. Something stupid. Which is great!

#5 Posted by huntad (1931 posts) -

I jokingly called him Mark, but I knew it wasn't his real name.

#6 Edited by JJWeatherman (14558 posts) -

@AjayRaz said:

Mark is tied with Joe for the best ninja name of all time

Three way tie with Chad.

(But I guess that was a Barbarian's name.)

#7 Posted by dungbootle (2457 posts) -

Mark Hisomu. Works for me.

#8 Posted by alternate (2694 posts) -

A school friend of mine was once reading a copy of auto trader and referred to the "top marques" section as "top marquiees". The shit he got after that mistake.

#9 Posted by McGhee (6094 posts) -

Mark the Ninja. lol

#10 Posted by GunstarRed (5103 posts) -

No. Because I am not an idiot.

#11 Posted by MikeGosot (3227 posts) -
@JJWeatherman said:

@AjayRaz said:

Mark is tied with Joe for the best ninja name of all time

Three way tie with Chad.

(But I guess that was a Barbarian's name.)

I'm incredibly disappointed by the fact that the ninja you mentioned wasn't Joe Musashi.
#12 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7074 posts) -

My buddy and I kept referring to him and the game as Mark Ninjaman.

#13 Posted by BisonHero (6407 posts) -

Yeah, didn't Vinny make that joke during the Quick Look, except he was clearly joking, because if that was really the character's name, then "Mark of the Ninja" would be the worst pun ever?

#14 Posted by AjayRaz (12424 posts) -

@MikeGosot said:

@JJWeatherman said:

@AjayRaz said:

Mark is tied with Joe for the best ninja name of all time

Three way tie with Chad.

(But I guess that was a Barbarian's name.)

I'm incredibly disappointed by the fact that the ninja you mentioned wasn't Joe Musashi.

Musashi actually looks kinda badass, though. Joe Hayabusa looks like a doofus so the weird ninja name suits him. plus, i'm a huge Ninja Gaiden fan so it was kind of natural for a Hayabusa name to come to my head first.

#16 Posted by MikeGosot (3227 posts) -
@AjayRaz said:

@MikeGosot said:

@JJWeatherman said:

@AjayRaz said:

Mark is tied with Joe for the best ninja name of all time

Three way tie with Chad.

(But I guess that was a Barbarian's name.)

I'm incredibly disappointed by the fact that the ninja you mentioned wasn't Joe Musashi.

Musashi actually looks kinda badass, though. Joe Hayabusa looks like a doofus so the weird ninja name suits him. plus, i'm a huge Ninja Gaiden fan so it was kind of natural for a Hayabusa name to come to my head first.

I'm more familiarized with Musashi than with Hayabusa, and even though i played Ninja Gaiden, i didn't know Joe was a ninja. Damn.
#17 Posted by Evercaptor (391 posts) -

So Joe Musashi, Mark Hisomu and Joe Hayabusa walk into a bar...

#18 Posted by JackSukeru (5909 posts) -

@Evercaptor said:

So Joe Musashi, Mark Hisomu and Joe Hayabusa walk into a bar...

I call bullshit. They're all ninja and ninja aren't that clumsy.

#19 Posted by Tylea002 (2295 posts) -

I'm angry at myself for never thinking of this. It's too good.

#20 Posted by minotaka (320 posts) -

LOL. Totally made my day.

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