This classic ninja-action game first appeared in arcades in 1985 and became instantly popular.
After the recent release of the sublime Kid Icarus you might have expected the quality of NES Virtual Console games to rise, but unfortunately The Legend of Kage is an almost catastrophic true drop in standards. No need for rose tinted specs here, retro fans - this game was a stinker back in 1986 and is..
About The Game
This classic ninja-action game first appeared in arcades in 1985 and became instantly popular. As the Iga ninja named Kage, players embark on an action-packed quest as they move toward a magic castle where the Princess Kiri is held captive by Yohshirou Yukikusa.
To stay alive, players move vertically and horizontally through forest and castle environments and execute massive jumps, all the while using throwing-star knives and a sword to take down hordes of enemies.