Shadow Warriors

A 29-year-old Arcade Video Game PCB by Tecmo

Shadow Warriors screenshot

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): shadoww shadowwa

DESCRIPTION

Shadow Warriors © 1988 Tecmo.


Ryu, the Dragon Ninja, travels the world to defeat evil wherever he finds it.
Goodies for Shadow Warriors
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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:
[EU] Nintendo NES (aug.15, 1991) "Shadow Warriors [Model NES-66-EUR]"
[EU] Sega Master System (1992) "Ninja Gaiden [Model 670-2262-50]"
Nintendo Wii [Virtual Console Arcade] [EU] [AU] (nov.13, 2009) "Ninja Gaiden"

HANDHELDS:
[EU] Sega Game Gear (1991) "Ninja Gaiden"
Sega Game Gear [BR] (1991) by Tec Toy

COMPUTERS:
[EU] Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1990)
[EU] Commodore C64 (1990)
[EU] Amstrad CPC (1990)
[EU] Commodore Amiga (1990)
[EU] Atari ST (1990)

SOURCES
Game's ROM.
Game's screenshots.