Ninja Ryukenden

The Arcade PCB by Tecmo, Ltd.

Ninja Ryukenden screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Ninja Ryukenden © 1989 Tecmo.


Ryu, the Dragon Ninja, travels the world to defeat evil wherever he finds it.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Game ID : 6215

Main CPU : Motorola 68000 (@ 9.216 Mhz)
Sound CPU : Zilog Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)
Sound Chips : (2x) Yamaha YM2203 (@ 4 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.575 Khz)

Players : 2
Control : 8-way joystick
Buttons : 3

TRIVIA

Ninja Ryukenden was released in February 1989 in Japan.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Legend of the Ninja Dragon Sword'.

This game is known outside Japan as "Shadow Warriors" and in US as "Ninja Gaiden".

This game is featured as a hidden bonus game in the XBOX title "Ninja Gaiden Black".

Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Ninja Ryukenden : G.S.M. Tecmo 1) on 01/02/1989.

SERIES

1. Ninja Ryukenden (1989)
2. Ninja Ryukenden (1988, Nintendo Famicom)
3. Ninja Ryukenden II - Ankoku no Jashin Ken (1990, Nintendo Famicom)
4. Ninja Ryukenden III - Yomi no Hakobune (1991, Nintendo Famicom)
5. Ninja Gaiden (2004, Microsoft XBOX)
6. Ninja Gaiden Black (2005, Microsoft XBOX)
7. Ninja Gaiden Sigma (2007, Sony PlayStation 3)
8. Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (2007, Nintendo DS)
9. Ninja Gaiden II (2008, Microsoft XBOX 360)
10. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 (2009, Sony PlayStation 3)
11. Ninja Gaiden 3 (2012, Sony PlayStation 3, Microsoft XBOX 360)
12. Ninja Gaiden 3 - Razor's Edge (2012, Nintendo Wii U; 2013 Sony PlayStation 3, Microsoft XBOX 360)

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo Famicom japan (dec.9, 1988) "Ninja Ryukenden [Model TCF-NY]"
NEC PC-Engine japan (jan.24, 1991) "Ninja Ryukenden [Model HC92052]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] japan (jul.28, 2009) [Model E6PJ]

Handhelds:


Sega Game Gear japan (nov.1, 1991) "Ninja Gaiden [Model G-3215]"

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on September 15, 2015