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Shinobi [Model 08]

Sega Mega-Tech cart. published 35 years ago by SEGA Enterprises, Ltd.

Listed in MAME

Shinobi [Model 08] screenshot

Shinobi © 1989 Sega.


Runs on the "Mega-Tech System" hardware.
Cartridge ID: 610-0239-08


Shinobi was one of the many names given to the ninja in feudal Japan. It literally means 'stealer-in' because that is what the ninja specialised in above all else. By employing any number of tricks such as stealth walking and staying upwind of any guard animals, the shinobi went undetected about his mission. On a more devious level, the shinobi was also a master of disguise, and would often 'steal in' to village communities disguised as a local, or even into enemy palaces, disguised as a wandering priest looking for somewhere to stay overnight.


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