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It's tough being a ninja. Every time you put your feet up and try to relax after crisscrossing the globe in battle, your master betrays you or your girlfriend gets kidnapped or your village gets torched by a rival clan. Before you know it, you're leaping from rooftops again, sword in hand, dicing...

November 22nd 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Ninja Gaiden isn't the only series about a head-scarfed sword swinger fighting off crazy beasts. Check out this Shinobi retrospective that features many silly demons from the ninja series' past.

November 18th 2011 at 1:15am 0 Comments
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Sega has announced that Shinobi will feature a special guest in the form of the original shinobi, Joe Musashi (seen furtively crouching here). The game's challenge mode features a playable Joe Musashi, and will be unlockable via either Play Coins or StreetPass. As the name implies, challenge mo...

September 30th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Griptonite's wall crawling, kunai hurling, shuriken throwing ninja action homage Shinobi looked pretty dang good back at E3, and these new screenshots, hot from the Gamescom oven, are making us hungry for more.

August 21st 2011 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Both of Sega's upcoming 3DS projects have been outfitted with new, later dates, according to a press release issued by Sega's European and American branches today. Griptonite Games' Shinobi update, initially due in September, will now be released on November 15. Crush3D, also originally to have...

July 19th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've heard that the new 3DS Shinobi game feels exactly like the original -- or any Shinobi game to date -- you've heard wrong. Even though it's published by Sega and it's about a ninja, Griptonite's new Shinobi is definitely a modern action game. It does take some inspiration from the series...

June 16th 2011 at 8:10pm 0 Comments
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You heard about its existence earlier this week, and Nintendo Power took the liberty of confirming the title yesterday, but today Sega officially-officially unveiled the 3DS relaunch of the Shinobi series. Shinobi is a mix of original 2D side-scrolling gameplay with -- you guessed it! -- 3D occas...

May 26th 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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We've recently seen some evidence of two Sega 3DS projects that have yet to be officially announced: a 3DS (and PC) version of Sonic Generations, and a new Shinobi game. It turns out that the latest issue of Nintendo Power announces them both before Sega has a chance to fire up the press release...

May 25th 2011 at 10:09am 0 Comments
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It's been quite some time since Sega's arcade-born ninja series Shinobi sliced up fools on consoles, but a recently discovered resume listing indicates that he may be making a return on Nintendo's 3DS. Griptonite Games environmental artist Branden Brushett explains his work on the unannounced tit...

May 24th 2011 at 1:55pm 0 Comments