Ninja Gaiden

The Arcade Video Game by Tecmo, Ltd. See Timeline

Ninja Gaiden screenshot

DESCRIPTION

[Coin-Op] Arcade Video Game

Ninja Gaiden © 1988 Tecmo.


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

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

PICTURE :
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Ninja Gaiden Arcade Video Game
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(members only)
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, Ninja Gaiden was released in February 1989 in North America.

The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Ninja Side Story'.

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

SERIES

1. Ninja Gaiden (1988)
2. Ninja Gaiden (1989, NES)
3. Ninja Gaiden Episode II - The Dark Sword of Chaos (1990, NES)
4. Ninja Gaiden Episode III - The Ancient Ship of Doom (1991, NES)
5. Ninja Gaiden (2004, XBOX)
6. Ninja Gaiden Black (2005, XBOX)
7. Ninja Gaiden Sigma (2007, PS3)
8. Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword (2007, DS)
9. Ninja Gaiden II (2008, XBOX 360)
10. Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 (2009, PS3)
11. Ninja Gaiden 3 (2012, PS3, XBOX 360)
12. Ninja Gaiden 3 - Razor's Edge (2012, Wii U; 2013, PS3, XBOX 360)

STAFF

Supervision, Script, Background, Dark corps design : Strong Shima
Musician : Mikio Saito (Metal Yuhki), Putaro, Ryuichi Nitta (Shitamachi Kajiya), Angirus
Art design : Bayashi

PORTS

Consoles:


Nintendo NES usa (March 1989) "Ninja Gaiden [Model NES-NG-USA]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] usa (December 21, 2009)

* Hanhelds :
Atari Lynx usa (1991) "Ninja Gaiden [Model PA2039]"
Sega Game Gear usa (1991)

Computers:


PC [MS-DOS] usa (1990)

Others:


Tiger Handheld LCD Game (1988)

SOURCES

Game's ROM.
Game's picture.
Game's screenshots.

Page last modified on September 15, 2015