Shadow Warriors

The Arcade PCB by Tecmo, Ltd.

Shadow Warriors screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

DESCRIPTION

[ARCADE] Arcade PCB

Shadow Warriors © 1988 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

Even though the title screen says 1988, Shadow Warriors was released in February 1989 in Europe.

This game is known in US as "Ninja Gaiden" and in Japan as "Ninja Ryukenden".

SERIES

1. Shadow Warriors (1988)
2. Shadow Warriors (1989, NES)
3. Shadow Warriors II - The Dark Sword of Chaos (1990, NES)
4. Ninja Gaiden (2004, Microsoft XBOX)
5. Ninja Gaiden Black (2005, Microsoft XBOX)
6. Ninja Gaiden Sigma (2007, PS3)
7. Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (2007, DS)
8. Ninja Gaiden II (2008, XBOX 360)
9. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 (2009, PS3)
10. Ninja Gaiden 3 (2012, PS3, XBOX 360)
11. Ninja Gaiden 3 - Razor's Edge (2013, XBOX 360, PS3, Wii U)

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo NES europe (aug.15, 1991) "Shadow Warriors [Model NES-66-EUR]"
Sega Master System europe (1992) "Ninja Gaiden [Model 670-2262-50]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] europe australia (nov.13, 2009) "Ninja Gaiden"

Handhelds:


Sega Game Gear europe (1991) "Ninja Gaiden"
Sega Game Gear brazil (1991) by Tec Toy

Computers:


Sinclair ZX Spectrum europe (1990)
Commodore C64 europe (1990)
Amstrad CPC europe (1990)
Commodore Amiga europe (1990)
Atari ST europe (1990)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on September 15, 2015