Virtual Console / Neo Geo
Ninja Combat is a scrolling beat 'em up featuring, as the title suggests, ninjas.
One of the first releases for SNK’s Neo Geo console, Ninja Combat is unsurprisingly a little rough around the edges. Graphically it’s not really a massive leap up from the likes of the SNES or Megadrive/Genesis (bear in mind that when this game was first published...
About The Game
Ninja Combat is a scrolling beat 'em up featuring, as the title suggests, ninjas. The game actually takes place in a modern setting, however, with cars, metal constructions and other newer technology.
You start with two ninja characters, but through the game you will meet other people who will offer assistance, such as a legendary ninja that uses two swords, a female wind magic user and a muscle man.
The game is quite an early Neo Geo game and it shows, because although the characters move quite smoothly, the backgrounds and various other things aren't very detailed.