Shadow of the Beast III is the third game in the colourful and technically-impressive action/platform series. It was once again developed by Reflections and published by Psygnosis. This time in 1992.
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The arcade version of Shinobi was developed and published by Sega in 1987. It is a scrolling run-and-gun action game featuring a lead character called Joe Musashi who is on a mission to defeat the Zeed terrorist organisation. The aim of the game is to rescue kidnapped students of his clan and each level has a certain number of hostages to release.
The Adventures of Batman & Robin, Megadrive/Genesis
The Adventures of Batman & Robin is considered to be one of the most technically-impressive games on the Sega Megadrive. It was developed by Clockwork Tortoise, Inc. and published by Sega in 1995.
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Ninja Baseball Bat Man, Arcade
This excellent arcade fighting game from Irem was originated in Irem‘s North American office but programmed by Irem Japan and first came out in 1993. It apparently sold well in Japan, but didn’t do so well in the United States, so is considered quite rare in the West.
Ninja Gaiden, XBox
Developed by Team Ninja and published by Tecmo in 2004, Ninja Gaiden is a continuation of the famous 1990s Ninja Gaiden series, only this time in third-person 3D.
Saboteur II: Avenging Angel, ZX Spectrum
This 1987 sequel to the pioneering Saboteur is so much bigger in scope than its predecessor, but retains much of what made it good in the first place.
Saboteur, ZX Spectrum
Written by Clive Townsend and published by Durell Software in 1985, Saboteur is a stealth action platform game that was something of a hit with ZX Spectrum users back in the day.
The Mysterious Murasame Castle, Famicom Disk System
Known in its native Japan as Nazo no Murasame Jō, The Mysterious Murasame Castle is an action adventure released by Nintendo for the FDS in 1986.
It came not long after the first Zelda (also released on the Famicom Disk System) and uses many Zelda gameplay elements in its design, except with a ‘Feudal Japan’ style setting.
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Shadow Warrior, PC
The original Shadow Warrior was released for PC MS-DOS by GT Interactive in 1997.
Shadow Warrior is a fast, high fun factor, oriental comedy First-Person Shooter. It was created by 3D Realms and used the Duke Nukem ‘Build’ Engine to display the world.
Super House of Dead Ninjas, PC
This lovely ‘modern retro’ game has been made to look and play like a Super Nintendo game. And I mean that as a compliment.