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Shinobi (Game Gear)

Shinobi (Game Gear)

Sega’s Shinobi series is recognized for its greatness on the Genesis, but the Game Gear is home to two excellent entries in the series. The first game features solid gameplay and great presentation, and it captures the essence of what makes the series so popular with fans. This is definitely one to have in your Game Gear library.

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Behind the Design: The Revenge of Shinobi

Behind the Design: The Revenge of Shinobi

Virtually every Genesis owner owns or has at least played The Revenge of Shinobi. Hailed as a 16-bit classic, it was one of the early titles that showed off what the console was capable of, and it cemented the Shinobi series as a major Sega franchise. Sega-16 takes a comprehensive look at how it was made, with insight from several members of the development team.

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Cyber Shinobi

Cyber Shinobi

You can’t keep a good Musashi down! Cyber Shinobi sees the return of Sega’s favorite ninja to the Master System, and while it may not compare to its classic Genesis siblings, it stands as a solid entry in the series. Some level design and presentation issues keep it from the head of the ninja pack, but it’s definitely worth checking out.

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Double Take: Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master

Double Take: Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master

The Shinobi series on the Genesis is widely regarded as some of the best action titles ever made, and they definitely stand the test of time. Joe Musashi’s third outing is a fan favorite, with its stunning graphics and intense action, and it’s definitely one 16-bit title worth taking another look at.

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Shinobi

Shinobi

Sega’s seminal ninja series sparked an arcade phenomenon and a franchise that’s lasted several console generations. The Master System was the first of the House of Sonic’s machines to get an installment, and it made Segaphiles very happy indeed. Check out our hands-on of the 8-bit port and see why Musashi is the master of stealth.

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