3 Ninjas Kick Back did a decent enough job of breaking the cycle of poor licensed video games. It’s not perfect, but it won’t waste your time. The Sega CD version added a few bells and whistles to the presentation, along with a few exclusive stages, possibly making this the best version to play. If you’re looking for a solid platformer, this one is worth a look.
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Ah, licensed games. It seems that at some point, any movie making over a certain amount of money has to have a video game tie-in. Sometimes, the game is better than the film, and sometimes it’s worse. Most often though, the two suck about equally. 3 Ninjas Kick Back is one such title, and anyone who thinks that a trio of children could qualify as anything even remotely ninja-like deserve to spend a half hour in the company of the real thing – while dressed as a pirate. Oh yeah, I went there.