Shinobi

Available Platforms: SEGA Master System, Amstrad CPC

Shinobi is an arcade game created by SEGA in 1987, ported almost immediately to the Master System and later to many other platforms.

Year1988
GenreBeat-'em-up
Rating4

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PublisherSEGA
DeveloperTeam Shinobi
OS supportedWin7 64 bit, Win8 64bit, Windows 10, MacOS 10.6+
Updated25 October 2020

Game Review

Shinobi is an arcade game created by SEGA in 1987, ported almost immediately to the Master System and later to many other platforms.

In the game, you control a ninja ("shinobi" means "ninja" by the way) who has to fight against an evil terrorist organization called Zeed. You have your faithful shurikens at your disposal, but you can upgrade your weapons: you will find a katana (sword) or a gun during the game. And of course, being a martial arts expert, you have punches and kicks. But most importantly, you have some special moves called "ninja magic," almost indispensable when you will face the big bosses.

Shinobi was a great success, so it's not a surprise that SEGA released a sequel called The Revenge of Shinobi for the Genesis/Mega Drive two years later. But before talking about the sequel, better to play the first game. For all the ones that never tried the original Shinobi, we prepared for you the Master System version. This version, developed directly by SEGA, is often considered the best incarnation of this game, even superior to the arcade one. Anyway, for a retro-computer experience, you can find the Amstrad CPC version too. Since we love you, we avoid publishing the Amiga port, which is just terrible. Have fun!

Review by: Manu
Published: 31 October 2020 6:59 am


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Download Shinobi - SEGA Master System Version

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Download Shinobi - Amstrad CPC Version

Amstrad CPC version 0.9 - Language: English - Size: 4.62 Mb

Amstrad CPC version 0.9 - Language: English - Size: 5.28 Mb


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