Excerpt: Today I finally got to sit down with an early build of the game, and to no surprise it engulfed me without even breaking a sweat. I pondered if playing this early version would spoil the feeling I would get from playing the game fresh and complete, but after Tecmo's last delay I simply couldn't...
Conclusion: As a game clearly designed for veteran gamers who have a history with the series, Ninja Gaiden Black’s offering of Ninja Gaiden Arcade is a huge incentive to fork over the $29.99 asking price.
Conclusion: is an upgrade that is definitely worth your time. There�s enough subtle new content to make it even more enjoyable than the first time around, and for $30 the amount of quality you get with the game is a steal.
Excerpt: Of all the hideous monsters and hellspawn that haunt Tecmo's third-person action game Ninja Gaiden —mace-weilding zombies, giant fire-breathing worms, faceless samurai—nothing frightened me more than demon hunter Rachel's ridiculously oversized breasts. No kidding.
Excerpt: I never got past the first level of Ghouls 'n' Ghosts. I was, admittedly, only ten, and my Atari ST was just about in need of its twelfth joystick in two years, but the game was just one step beyond my reflexes and patience.
Excerpt: When you think about it, there’s not a whole lot that’s cooler than ninjas. Sure it’s nice to be a Neo-esque character, hopping around with his guns and using no-brain melee attacks, but ninjas are just so much more. Ninja Gaiden is like the unification of all the stuff that makes ninjas great.