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    Shinobi

    Game » consists of 5 releases. Released Nov 10, 2002

    Shinobi for the Playstation 2 is the 3-D debut of the classic franchise. In it you play as the ninja Hotsuma, with a cursed sword and an amazing scarf you defend Tokyo from evil.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Shinobi last edited by AlexB4tman on 02/07/22 01:12AM View full history

    Story

    Hotsuma and Moritsune are brothers in the Oboro Ninja Clan until they were forced to duel to the death in order to determine who would wield the legendary Akujiki sword and thus become the next leader of their clan. Shortly after the duel, an earthquake hit Tokyo, and a golden palace emerged mysteriously from the wreckage. Along with the palace, a powerful sorcerer named Hiruko appeared summoning demons to ravage the city.

    Gameplay

    Shinobi is an action platformer game that focuses on chaining together enemy kills in order to keep the Akujiki sword from draining Hotsuma's health. If the player is able to chain together enough consecutive kills they can trigger a brief cutscene of the enemies violently falling to pieces, in what is called a tate (tah-tey).

    Difficulty

    The game is most notable for being fairly difficult; keeping in the spirit with its predecessors. The game offers an unlockable hard mode, and also an inferno mode these are not for the casual gamer.

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