Ninja Gaiden News
News Kraino ReAnimated Looks Like Shovel Knight Crossed With Castlevania
Live now on Kickstarter
Developer Angel Dorantes has launched a Kickstarter for side-scrolling adventure title Kraino ReAnimated, a game inspired by Castlevania, Mega Man X, and Ninja Gaiden that features handcrafted levels, slick combat, and fearsome bosses. Angel is an ex-dev at Wayforward and is the sole developer of Kraino ReAnimated, having...
News Hand-Drawn Game Guide Kickstarter Taken Down Following "Legal Trouble"
Update #2: "We did not receive a cease and desist"
Cor, look at 'em Update #2: Phillip Summers has taken to Twitter to clarify some reporting around the cancellation of the Hand-Drawn Game Guide Kickstarter campaign. He states that "the party involved has been polite and I'm hopeful something can get worked out. They have every right to act as they...
Poll Box Art Brawl #17 - Ninja Gaiden
Or Shadow Warriors to us and our PALs
Roll up, roll up for Box Art Brawl, the contest where regionally different covers of the same game battle each other to see which one stands up to the scrutiny and discerning eyes of the modern era. Last week 49% of you decreed that the Japanese cover of Banjo-Tooie was better than the rest, with the North...
Reminder Three New NES Games Hit Switch Today, Plus SP Versions Of Metroid And Dr. Mario
Fill your retro boots
In case you'd forgotten, today sees that time of the month when Nintendo boosts the Switch's NES game catalogue with a handful of new games. Three new titles have appeared today, and as has become tradition, we've also be treated to a couple of SP versions of old favourites, too. The three main additions this month are...
News This Awesome Hand-Drawn Ninja Gaiden Guide Brings Back Lovely Pre-Internet Memories
And you can have it for free
Before strategy guides and that pesky, know-it-all internet came along, completing tricky games was a serious challenge. There was a time when players couldn't simply Google "how do I unlock Simon Belmont's luscious locks in Smash Bros.", and instead had to figure everything out by playing over and over again. Often,...
News Nintendo Adds Three More Games To The Switch Online NES Library On 12th December
More games will be added in 2019
By the end of this year, there'll be 29 playable NES games on the Nintendo Switch Online service. Next week, on 12th December, the final three games for 2018 will be added to this digital library. Below is a brief description of each one from the official PR: Adventures of Lolo – After the love of his life, Lala,...
News Get Discounts On Metroid, Mario 64 And Pokémon In The Latest European My Nintendo Rewards
Metroid 3DS theme available too
Another new batch of games has been added to the European version of the My Nintendo site, giving players the chance to spend their hard-earned coins on some lovely games. As usual, this time around sees various titles across both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on offer, with Samus' latest adventure, a classic Mario title,...
Video The Creators Of Ninja Gaiden Play And Share Thoughts On The Messenger
Notice me senpai
Tomorrow sees the release of The Messenger - a side-scrolling action platformer heavily inspired by a whole wave of classic games. As it turns out, the whole thing is a blast to play (check out our review if you missed it), but what do the developers of the game's inspirations think? Well, answering that question is Hideo...
News New North American My Nintendo Rewards For May Are All About Zelda
No, not Breath of the Wild
It’s pretty easy to bag on My Nintendo for being a poor replacement for the old Club Nintendo loyalty program, but to Nintendo’s credit, there has been some improvement on the kinds of goods being offered in recent times. Although the company still has yet to put any sort of Switch rewards up, the current slate of new...
Nintendo Download 21st July (North America)
Pokémon Ranger! Buddy & Me! Star Fox demos + Battle Begins! More!
The time has come, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update details. This week has a range of promising download-only releases on both the Wii U and 3DS, while some high profile demos also nudge their way into view. Throw in some discounts (including some that...
News Ninja Gaiden NES Team Discusses Its Origins and Design Approach
Have a listen to composer Keiji Yamagishi's new music, too
Ninja Gaiden is one of the most challenging games on the NES, combining fast-paced action, a fantastic soundtrack and brutal difficulty to make players work hard for their success. In some respects it was also a trendsetter, with cutscenes and cinematic moments that were ahead of their time...
Nintendo Download 27th March (Europe)
Mario's karting début, a puzzling court crossover, a skating cat and more
Monday morning can be a time for despair and gnashing of teeth, but not for Nintendo Download gamers. As usual Nintendo has issued its update for the treats on the way to Europe later this week — this includes a classic Super NES kart racer, a skating cat, a delightful...
Nintendo Download 6th February (North America)
Retro Rampaging, 8-bit Ninja action, Bravely Default, LEGO and more
The time has come for the North American Nintendo download update, and this week brings new download-only games on both the Wii U and 3DS, some retro action and a few retail options. Check out all of the details below. Are you a European gamer that missed your Nintendo Download...
Nintendo Download 13th December 2012 (North America)
Crimson RPG questing, ninja action, world music and more
It's time for another Nintendo Download update, and this one brings with it quite a few titles on all platforms. There are some retail goodies, the conclusion of the Guild01 trilogy, a long awaited 3DS Virtual Console release and more. Let's get on with it, shall we? 3DS download software:...
Nintendo Download 15th November 2012 (Europe)
Falling blox, hotshots, ninjas and a magical whip
It's Monday, but it's also time to turn that frown upside down. The European Nintendo Download update news is here, and it's full of handheld goodies for you to enjoy. Wii misses out, unfortunately, but we do have a highly anticipated sequel on the 3DS eShop, a teeth-grindingly difficult NES...