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Ninja Gaiden 3's difficulty-boosting update has landed, as has a demo for people who may still be on the fence after reading our less than glowing review. The "Ultimate Ninja" difficulty upgrade is free until May 24, although its related Ninja Trials and customization items will cost you – sp...

April 25th 2012 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Swords are a bit too inefficient for our liking. We enjoy weapons that can kill dudes by the dozen in one massive, sweeping motion. The Ninja Gaiden 3 "Ninja Pack 2" DLC adds an enormous scythe to Ryu's arsenal and the multiplayer side of the game. There's also new armor and headgear, and 20 new tr...

April 17th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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Ninja Gaiden 3 is being bolstered with DLC today, including new weapons for both single- and multiplayer. The "Falcon's Talons" weapon from Ninja Gaiden 2 returns for use in the campaign, bundled with an increased level cap and new stage for multiplayer. This is a free download distributed as an au...

April 3rd 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ninja Gaiden 3 is all murder and no execution. It places utmost importance on the periphery, neglecting the mechanisms of combat while splashing blood across the screen and desperately sniffing the air for just a hint of remorse from its protagonist. The franchise has never been more accessible as...

March 27th 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Yikes, talk about a big bloody mess. Ninja Gaiden 3 missed the mark on a lot of the elements veterans expected from the series. Complaints include the game's notorious difficulty being diminished, compromised AI and -- maybe, worst of all -- that it's boring. Game Informer (60/100): "Ninja Gaiden...

March 26th 2012 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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Ninja Gaiden 3 has a barrier to entry that not even Ryu Hayabusa can wall-jump over: busted Online Pass codes. Reports from all over are coming in that the codes included with retail copies of the game don't work, effectively locking out the online multiplayer and generally being very inconvenient...

March 20th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Following Ninja Gaiden 3's launch next week, Tecmo Koei will release some post-launch goodies: four different pieces of free DLC content. According to Famitsu, these include two new weapons and two new stages for multiplayer.The Eclipse Scythe and Moukinsou are a -- well, the scythe is a giant scyt...

March 17th 2012 at 1:00am 0 Comments