Step into a living comic book in this new take on the Ninja Gaiden series. Brandishing his ninja sword and the mecha weapons in his cyber arm, Yaiba slaughters zombies with brutal, over-the-top abandon. Will you slice enemies to pieces, crush them with Yaiba's cyborg arm or just rip off a zombie’s arms to use as nunchucks?
User reviews: Mostly Positive (50 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 21, 2014

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Step into a living comic book in this new take on the Ninja Gaiden series. Brandishing his ninja sword and the mecha weapons in his cyber arm, Yaiba slaughters zombies with brutal, over-the-top abandon. Will you slice enemies to pieces, crush them with Yaiba's cyborg arm or just rip off a zombie’s arms to use as nunchucks?

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® XP (32-bit)
    • Processor: Dual core CPU 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 9800 or better
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB available space
    • Sound Card: Standard audio device
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7
    • Processor: Quad core 2.7 GHz or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 460 or better
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB available space
    • Sound Card: 5.1 audio device
Helpful customer reviews
12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
6.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
UPDATE: 11/22/2014 out of boredom decided to try this game again. I know i verfied the files before and had no results. did it again and it found 175mb of files to download.... i also disabled steam ingame by unchecking the box in the games properties within steam. i started the game and it laucnhed with no problems. i played for 2 hours untill the game froze when i finished a level and then when i alt tabed it crashed. i think disabling steam ingame helped though.

11/23/2014 well the game is crashing at the end of that level everytime it seems...oh no wait now it crashes everytime i try to start the game...... im done with this junk. stay away from this developer(s) there is a clear problem for some users and they have never addressed or patched the game since launch.

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The game is fun but i cant complete it due to the game crashing all the time. I thought i had fixed the problem several times only for it to return time and time again. sometimes it wont even start when i hit play or go straight to the exe and run it as admin. it just crashed before the first logo appears. this might happen 10 times then suddenly it starts and i may be able to play 5 mins or 1 hour but it crashes sooner or later. Checked forums and there are several people with this problem since the game first came out too!!!! with no sign that it will be fixed.

Now im not saying dont get this game by any means, there are many more people without the problem than there are with it. im just saying be aware that it could happen to anyone and you really dont know till you play the game.

I really want to play the game and finish it and i have tried but after fighting this crashing problem it is just too much to handle. I honestly do not think it will be fixed since there has been no patches since launch for PC.

If anything this is a lesson to be wary of this dev for me personally.
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 3
This is a really fun hack and slash game. You can play as a rogue cyber-ninja, and slaughter zombies as brutal as possible. The game and the characters have a good sense of humor, unlike any other Ninja Gaiden games in the series. Get Bloodlusty, hack and slash thousands of zombies, brutally execute them, and also, beware of the Clown, Drunk Punk, and Soviet Zombies! Whoever thinks the game is bad, and also, Metascore, for giving this game a 49, SHAME ON YOU ALL! Also, the only Ninja Gaiden game so far on PC. Its great! If you have a lust for blood, likes hack and slash, and likes zombie killing and ninjas, this game is just the right one for you. Also a great timekiller.
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 7
This is a game that fits it's purpose and then some. The somewhat quirky plot just adds to the appeal of the insane- over the top hack and slash gameplay. One aspect of this game that might turn off die hard Ninja Gaiden fans is that you dont play as Ryu Hayabusa- you play as Yaiba Kamikaze a rouge ninja from Ryu's clan who refused to return an ancient blade to Ryu. In turn, Yaiba die's and is now a cyborg in the zombie apocolyptic future and begins a new journey to get revenge on Ryu Hayabusa. This game is insane amount's of fun, but there are some part's that will test your patience, like running into an overpowered enemy, or one that has too much health, or you can't find a hidden health upgrade- So I believe that this game still has the good old hair tearing difficulty in some sections. The comic book-like art style work's perfectly and only work's to compliment the gameplay seen here (It almost excuses this games horrible camera). You also can get really interesting power-ups that makes an exciting expirence just THAT much more interesting! The gameplay is the absolute best part too- There is no feeling like the feeling you get from mowing down hordes of enemies in your psychotic rampage. A psychotic rampage unlike any other- that THIS game provides! I thoroughly enjoy this game and strongly reccomend buying it if you have not already. Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z get's a 9/10!
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
Good game with a good sense of humor about it self. Camera angle can be a little annoying since you have no control over it at all and that can be problematic if you say... have to block anything. Other than that I really enjoyed it. Great art style and unadulterated gore held together by some adult themed humor. I'd give it a 5 out of 5 if it weren't for the fact that the final boss refuses to show up. I've watched videos on youtube of the final boss battle and well... on my copy he's no where to be found. I just stand around and watch some dino-bot looking pterodactyls fly around what looks like a nebula. So 4 out of 5. Perfect score if someone could help me figure that ♥♥♥♥ out. i do recomend playing it, just hopefully you'll have better luck than i did. O.O;
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
12.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
Since it's been awhile that I've done a written review, I plan to pull out my biggest gavel on this one. First off, after trying it out for about two hours and clearing two stages (for a future LP), it puts me in the mind of the Koei Warriors series since it literally plays in that style. Another thing that I have to say is, why so much hate toward this game to begin with? You don't like it because it doesn't meet YOUR expectations? Let others enjoy it for what its worth but don't let a "professional" review tell you otherwise. Seeing that Inafune's company played a part in this made me just play this game even more. (Course that's a personal reason for me but moving on...) The fact that it feels like an uber-gory graphic novel piqued my interest when I started up the game and I couldn't put it down since. My advice is that you'd have to think out the box on this game, this game is crazy good and if you enjoy a mind-numbing hack and slash with very little story and lots of action, then go for it and buy it for yourself and I highly recommend getting it for a friend if you so choose. I feel a game like this gets a lot of unneeded flak just because it doesn't meet a certain level of expectation so on that note, it counts as an underrated game. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is approved in my book and should be worth trying in yours.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 2
verry fun hack n slash, as simple as that. story is interesting but i didnt really care that much about it. fun smooth combat with some pretty great combo moves and executions like you would expect from any good hack n slash. i reccomend it if u r a fan of the anything hack n slash in nature. my favortie part was probably the vast amount of mini boss style enemies which each have a sort of perk that u get when killed.
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3 of 8 people (38%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 23
I wouldn't recommend unless you enjoy faux-3D games with fixed camera angles (refer to that horrible Castlevania redux). For all the 3D action they present this game as having, the right analog stick cannot be utilized at all in order to pan the enviroment.... They could've learned a lot from MGR: Revengeance: a beautifully crafted and styled, fully panoramic real time combat enviroment; Yaiba was sold as such, but scarcely delivers. This game is only worth purchasing at at least half the price.
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3 of 15 people (20%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Sucks total ♥♥♥. Probably the worst excuse for a hack and slash video game, and at the price of $30.00 no thanks. Getting the game was a huge waste of money, considering the storyline is based in Russia and around Zombies. The gore is not extensive, nor realistic, pretty much everything is situational. I could go on for hours about each and every graphical issue, combat flaw, the weapon, ect but instead....Don't buy this piece of crap. Buy yourself a nice Tuxedo and get some over-priced seafood.
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526 of 848 people (62%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 21
This game ♥♥♥♥ing sucks, but you know what sucks more? The fact this will probably sell like ♥♥♥♥ and we'll never get a good Ninja Gaiden game on Steam.

EDIT: I love you guys, too. Let's just say this, if you're looking for a bad God of War game, you've found it. Right down to the traversal QTEs. This game is shallow as ♥♥♥♥ in terms of combat. You've got nothing close to "depth" beyond using different elements to hard different types of zombies. You've seen everything the game has to offer within two hours max. The bosses are worse than DmC's. The counter is OP and makes the game way easier. The only two things the game has going for it are the art style and humor. The majority of the humor was already shown in the trailers. So yeah, if you wanna waste $60 or get your friend a joke gift, then this is the game you want.
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33 of 46 people (72%) found this review helpful
7.6 hrs on record
Posted: April 8
Obligatory header to the review: I focus on four primary areas whenever I review a game: gameplay, story, graphics, and sound/audio/general things that go into your earholes. Gameplay and Story get a rating scale from 1 to 10, and the AV stuff gets a rating from 1 to 5. My philosophy on this is that there are some instances in which a game may not necessarily have that much in the way of gameplay (take Amnesia for example), but the story/atmosphere/whatever it may be is reason enough to pick it up. Also, take the cumulative score with a grain of salt; it's just a numerical feeling about the game as a whole. That's part of why I do these subscores. Also, keep in mind that I'm not going off of school grade based rankings. A 5/10 denotes what I feel to be an average game. Likewise, 7/10 is a game that I think is pretty cool, and something that gets a 2/10 is near-abomination level. Pinning scores to an even further obfuscated rating scale is kinda senseless, but for the sake of my backloggery, I'll repeat again that 1.0-2.7 is a one-star game, 3.0-4.7 is a two-star game, 5.0-6.7, 7.0-8.7, and 9.0-10 are three, four, and five stars, respectively.

Gameplay: I really don't get the hate surrounding this game. Yeah, sure, it's not the same quality of game as the Itagaki-produced games, but it's still a load of fun. The gameplay is best described (in my opinion) as a cross between Devil May Cry and Rise of the Triad (actually, that's fair to say in more respects than just the gameplay). Rather than going with light attack/heavy attack/grab, the game has three different types of attack: shortsword for fast face fu- I mean wrecking; fists for punching things dead hard; and flails, which are essentially the Blades of Olympus. Along with that are some special weapons that you get from executing stronger enemies. These lead into the Element system of the game, which is really vital to grasp so that you don't launch your controller, chair, monitor, PC, and desk out the window. However, even more essential is learning how to counter.
Admittedly, countering is somewhat finicky, but I found it to be a godsend against the later bosses of the game. My biggest complaints, honestly, are the finicky countering and the camera, which can be a huge pain at times. However, those didn't really ruin my day all that much. After beating the game, you unlock Ninja Gaiden Z mode, which is essentially a "Yaiba-lite" version that plays more like a beat-em-up game like Streets of Rage than an actual classic Ninja Gaiden game. This was disappointing, admittedly, but it's still a good bit of fun. Also, no, I haven't beaten it. I'm not good enough to do about an hours worth of gameplay on one continue. But hey, this review isn't about my gaming abilities; it's about the game, and this game is simply fun. While it's not as engaging as Ninja Gaiden Black, I still think this game is a load of fun and will definitely play through it again on higher difficulties in the future. 8/10.

Story: The Ninja Gaiden series has never been well known for being the most well-written, and I think it's about time that they embrace their incredibly camp nature. Spark Entertainment felt the same way, too. The writing most definitely got plenty of laughs out of the 12 year old inside me. The Engrish in the Arcade mode was pretty great, too, even if it is a bit of an easy joke. Unlike gameplay, there really isn't much here to talk about. If you've got an immature sense of humor, you'll probably enjoy the cutscenes and dialogue. Just don't go into it expecting Shakespeare. 7/10.

Graphics: Definitely the most striking aspect of this game. It's got that ultra-cel shaded style in the ilk of games like Madworld, Killer7, and No More Heroes, and it looks pretty dang good when you crank the settings to max. It ran near-perfectly on my GTX 760 at 1080p, max settings, and 60FPS, so if you've got a similar card, you should have pretty similar results. As for the actual art design of the game itself, some of the areas get a bit boring to look at again and again, but if you're spending that much time looking at the scenery, you're not playing the game right. Now, don't think I made those comparisons earlier in this section without intent. This game, much like the prior three mentioned, is pretty dang violent. Absurdly so. However, this helps feed into the campy nature of this game, so I don't mind it at all. Again, this is more proof that art style trumps ultra-high polygon counts most any day of the week. Your eyes will most definitely not get bored, presuming you're actually playing the game. 5/5.

Audio: This game has a pretty rad soundtrack, I must say. The "hard encounter" theme is a bit meh, but there is some pretty good battle music throughout this game. They're songs you probably wouldn't mind working out to, if that helps give you an idea of the kinds of songs in the game. As for the voice acting, it doesn't get in the way. Nothing really that remarkable. Sound design, once again, doesn't really get in the way or make itself known all that much. For some pretty good songs, but not too remarkable anything else, the audio portion of this game gets a 3/5.

Overall: An absolutely gaudy adventure both in style and in substance that I overall had a pretty good time with. However, I'd hold off until this game becomes about $30 or so. Any higher is a bit too much in my opinion. 8/7/5/3; 7.7/10.
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85 of 149 people (57%) found this review helpful
6.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
First off don't go into this expecting a Ninja Gaiden game.
From what I've played it's combat reminds me of the Dynasty Warriors/Musou genre. While graphically it's colorful and nice. The gameplay won't appeal to those looking for depth in their combat systems.
If you just want a simple hack n' slash game where you slaughter hordes of zombies you may like this game.
The platforming segments aren't all that hard but were really unneeded.
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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
20.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
If you can accept the new direction of ninja gaiden, there is a really fun hack n slash with a great b-movie vibe with a colorful new look and feel to a hack n slash.

The story is about a foul mouthed ninja named Yaiba kamikaze who gets killed by series protagonist,Ryu Hayabusa. several weeks later, Yaiba is rebuilt by a corporation so that he can "stop" the zombie outbreak(yes you fight zombies, but I'll get to that later) and Get his Revenge on Ryu Hayabusa. The story is pretty basic and predictable, it ends up being really abrupt near the end.

The writing is something you ethier are gonna love or hate, personally I see the majority of the dialogue to be so bad it's good, and the humor comes from how vulgur the characters are with lines like "He's got some hot woman helping him. I'm sooo jealous. Maybe I'll kill her when I see her. Or maybe we can make out. Maybe we'll have a threesome! I'll do whatever Yaiba tells me to do. I'm so horny...". There are some geniunely funny moments like the introductions of the zombies, which is just slap stick humor at best.

The gameplay of yaiba isn't ninja gaiden, it's more like Devil may cry,rygar, or Lords of shadows. The actual combat consists of 3 weapons which are a flail(basically a chain),Cyborg arm, and your ninja sword. It takes some time for the combat to become really entertaining, when you know how the system works. You can also do executions which will you give you more health(especially usefull when upgrading to do up to 10 executions) and a counter system which when you pull it off is incredibly satisfying though it isn't that well implented as lords of shadows. You can also pick up weapons from enemies by executing them(or a mashing qte) ranging from numbchucks to electro whips to a rocket launcher, which make the combat more interesting because each enemy has their own weakness to certain elements . there is also platforming, which is on rails and quite fun for the most part.

Now the one thing that most reviewers criticize the game is the difficulty, which the game really isn't that hard if you get all the collectibles. Which there are 2 types, the first one being health shards(which combing 4 of them will increase your health),story parts and elemental resistent shards(which makes the game a hell of a lot easier to get through). I HIGHLY Reccomend you get all of them since they will make the game a lot more easier than the reviews are saying are saying it is.
Here is a video of where you can find them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMVQiJCw2Fk

Now there are 2 flaws with this game, the first is that the game is rather short it took me around 6 hours to finish the main campaign and honestly it could have included a few more levels to make it around 8-10 hours long which would have been the perfect length for this game. The next one is the camera, which is fixed and you can't control it, however it is a improvement over the console version, which apparently is worse.

Overall the gameplay is fast paced,franic, and just good mindless fun.

The visuals are pretty solid, they are done in a cel shaded look which gives the game a comic book look to it, and I ike the designs of the zombies(and yaiba As well), since all of them are Unique, and all look drastically different. Animations are very fluent and fun to look at. The PC version also runs at 60 fps, which helps with your reaction time in the game.

Sound is pretty good, the soundtrack fits the mood of the game and has some killer tracks in there . sound effects are great especially the attack sounds when you hear the crunching sounds of zombies being ripped to shreads. Voice acting is alright, nothing really stand out and half the time I barely noticed it, but what is there is just fine.

In short, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is an enjoyable hack n slash, with a nice look and feel that you don't get from the typical hack n slash. I would reccomend the game when it's on sale, since asking for full price is too much for what is there.

8/10 Good brainless B-movie fun.
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31 of 59 people (53%) found this review helpful
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 1
The game is not realy bad.
Camera Angle is very annoying, sometime you do not know where you are
$60 is not right price with this game! Wait for sale time
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
http://www.cublikefoot.com/review/yaiba-ninja-gaiden-z-game-review/

A Ninja Gaiden game on Steam? Aww yeah!

I was surprised to open Steam and find a Ninja Gaiden game, I mean, I've been a fan of the series for years now and, with this title, the series continues to impress me. Yaiba takes the Ninja Gaiden series to a different realm, in a way, well, in terms of graphics at least. The game looks like it was pulled out of some comic book. This was a great style for such a game, even more for a Ninja Gaiden game. It was kinda like when I first played Borderlands, and that's a good thing. However, disregarding the graphical change, Yaiba does not stand out as a true Ninja Gaiden game.

Although it may not be a "true" entry in the series, it certainly performs much like its predecessors and is a great deal of fun to play. The reason I'd say Yaiba is not a true entry is the pace. It's simply not as fast as I'd expect from a Ninja Gaiden game. It played more like Dynasty Warriors, which isn't entirely bad, but if I wanted to play Dynasty Warriors, I'd play, well, Dynasty Warriors. It may be a strange take on the series, but the game certainly nails that fun factor for me.

The game's difficulty is a bit weird as well. I played on normal, but it was really, really hard at parts. Maybe due to my lack of playing hack and slash titles recently, I dunno. I can't begin to imagine the frustration that would come with choosing the hardest difficulty, but I'd like to try someday. If it's anything like Metal Gear Revengeance, than it'll be a frustrating time indeed.

The game's story is laughable, but not really 'bad'. Just your generic storyline, nothing to be impressed with. I was disappointed to find out that I was grounded the entire game, as in, I could not jump. Instead, I would dash. Dashing is cool and all, but I miss my jumping ability. Instead, quicktime events are factored into the game to replace the jumping mechanic. Want to jump across a gap? Press whatever button is displayed in front of you.

The game ran smoothly on my PC, probably due to the fact that it made use of UE3, which is probably why this port exists, but no complaints from me. The game is also full of humor, a great addition to such a game, but most of this is adult humor, which was alright with me, but some may find it rather offending.

I've also heard of others having issues with the game camera, and I can't deny that it can be a bit weird at times, but it wasn't as bad as others made it out to be. It worked well for me, at least.

Overall, Yaiba is a fantastic entry in the Ninja Gaiden series, even if it may not be a "true" entry, it still manages to impress. I urge you to give it a shot.
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15 of 29 people (52%) found this review helpful
22.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 6
This game will kick you'r (you know what) back too sunday brunch. It looks amazing in High Graphics setting. The game play is like a graphic novel, the story and cinematics are great and colourful. Love Love Love this game.
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5 of 12 people (42%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
Awe
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175 of 373 people (47%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 21
Having played the first 3 hours, i really can't understand the horrible reviews this game got. I really enjoyed my time so far. It looks like a very nice spectacle fighter.

I like the art style and the cinematics. The controls are pretty good so far. You combo your attacks with 3 buttons (which is just complex enough for me). Doing big combos while being surrounded by dozens of zombies is really satisfiing, i have to say. In addition to these buttons you have a dash to quickly move (no jump btw), a block and some other actions like grabbing a zombie in order to use him as a weapon or throw him. Overall the combat feels really good. I can't complain at all.

The difficulty seems to be pretty high, but I don't mind dying a few times now and then. They could have added a few more savepoints. But that's only a minor complaint.

The camera is fixed, you cannot adjust it yourself. This will ♥♥♥♥ off some people. And yes, sometimes you end up in a situation where the enemies are behind the camera, where you can't see them. This can be annoying sometimes. On the other hand, you can use your right thumb purely for attacking, blocking etc. and don't have to interrupt only to move the camera. I think both systems have pros and cons. I am fine with how Yaiba handles it most of the time.

So yeah, i think it's a good game. The most important thing is that the combat feels really good, and that's what these games are all about, right? ;)

Some gameplay footage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GrhU-1BLDig&feature=youtu.be
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdYkx5QJ1L8
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50 of 123 people (41%) found this review helpful
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
I really like this game.
It has some flaws, but who doesnt?
Yaiba is fast, beautiful, jokes are good, difficulty is high.
This is modern version of arcade beat'em'up game. It's hard, it's challenging and it's simple.
Don't play on difficulty lower than Hard!
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14 of 50 people (28%) found this review helpful
13.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 23
It's not DMC, it's not MGR, it's not even slasher, to be honest. This is tribute for players like me, who lost all of his money in smoke-covered bars with coin-up NEO-GEO machines. This is more like a Double Dragon or any straight-walking fighting arcade games of SNES/SEGA age. Combat system is fun, variety of combos and moves are impressive and the graphic style is nice. It's not Crysis of course, but nice, stylish look inspired by games like Killer is Dead. Main story is pretty short (you can rush the game in 4 hours), but you have many reasons to repeat all missions. There is a lot of hidden objects to find, lot of difficulties to complete, ranks and medals to earn and so on. There is even an Arcade Mode in it, when you have NES inspired HUD, and funny, static cut scenes with 8-bit graphic.

The biggest problem at the moment is price. 60 EU is absolutely too high for that kind of game. After all, this is only short spin-off of bigger franchise, aimed for a very specific kind of players. I don't regret buying this, but if you're expecting DMC clone, or even something like previous Ninja Gaiden games, just don't buy it. Buuuut, if you like arcade beat'em'ups like Streets of Rage, but with more modern design and improvments, then you can think about shopping. But IMO, wait for discount anyway.

Oh, and one more thing. I'm mad at people who complain about this game, and by the look on their Steam profiles, they don't even have it. I'm sure that they didn't even bother to play pirate copy, just judging enitre game by it's price, wich is stupid as hell. And stop comparing it with previous Ninja Gaiden games. It is Ninja Gaiden as much, as Metal Gear Rising is Metal Gear. It's spin-off, not NG4.
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56 of 149 people (38%) found this review helpful
9.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
Of course I was excited when I found out a Ninja Gaiden game was coming to PC. Of course this excitement didn't last as I pretty much instantly found out this was not going to be a true Ninja Gaiden title. So here are my first impressions after playing first two missions:

- The game is fast, but not as fast as classic Ninja Gaiden games.

- I'm playing on Normal, and the game manages to pose a challenge sometimes. Basic enemies which attack in hordes are very easy. This is one of the things that make this Ninja Gaiden look more like a God of War title.

- No free jumping this time around. The jump button is used for dashing. Blocking and countering are still there.

- A lot of finishing/execution cut-scenes. Again, this is where the game is obviously treading into God of War territory.

- Different weapons are there, but you have to pick them from enemies, and they don't last long. A strange change but I guess it works.

- The story is cheesy in a good kind of way. Had a few smirks and grins out of it so far.

- The game looks beautiful, feels like you're watching a cartoon.

Overall, I'm enjoying the game so far. I'd be happy to play classic NG games instead, or Bayonetta, or DMC. But I'd pick Yaiba over God of War any day of the week.

I would urge you to buy the game so we can get more Team Ninja games on PC, but I have little hope for that. This game is made in UE3, which makes it easy to port unlike other Team Ninja titles. Not to mention the insane launch price and the fact that the game is absent from the top selling titles on Steam.

So, only buy this game if you are certain you'll be able to get some enjoyment out of it. If in doubt, wait for a discount. It's not that bad, it's actually pretty good. Too bad it's not really Ninja Gaiden.
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