Tag Archives: Shinobi

Help Ensure a Happy Future of Sega 3D Classics in the West!

Later this week, the last two Sega 3D Classics, Shinobi III and Streets of Rage will hit the 3DS eshop in the west, ending “Series 1” of these brilliant ports. While not getting the same amount of attention in the … Continue reading

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Sega Arcade Games on the Wii Virtual Console

Inspired by both the Hardcore Gaming 101 Sega Arcade Classics book and my recent acquisition of quite a few Wii Points, I decided to give all of the Sega arcade games available on the Wii Virtual Console a try. As … Continue reading

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You Really Ought to Buy Hardcore Gaming 101’s SEGA ARCADE CLASSICS Book

If you are at all interested in strange/great/obscure/interesting games, you probably read Hardcore Gaming 101 on a fairly regular basis. Well, the folks behind that indispensable resource have released their second book (the first was a guide to classic adventure games), and … Continue reading

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Game Gear Game Battle: Ninja Gaiden vs. Shinobi

Shinobi vs. Dragon Ninja With original titles from two beloved franchises released on the system, 1991 was a good year for Game Gear-owning ninja fans. Although the system was pretty much completely ginormous in size, there simply wasn’t room for … Continue reading

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Sega Digital Review: The Revenge of Shinobi

Released May 22, 2012 / $4.99 / Version Reviewed: PSN Original Release: Genesis / December 2, 1989 Though his popularity has waned in recent years, primarily due to shifting tastes and a lack of memorable starring roles, Joe Musashi still … Continue reading

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Game Gear Games on the 3DS Virtual Console

In March of this year, Sega released the first batch of Game Gear games on the 3DS eshop. The initial three games (Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble, Shinobi, and Dragon Crystal) were a great sampling of the Game Gear’s library.

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