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: 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.
Excerpt: I can't begin to cover everything that I loved about this game. I was unfamilar with the "Gaiden" history, but after playing the demo for two minutes I had to go get this game. Once you get a feel for the controls, which are not difficult at all, you can put together exciting combos and multiple...
Summary: I could reminisce olden days when I’d hit up at the arcades but it’s not necessary. Seeing as how the head designer at Team Ninja has gone on the record to state that he hadn’t even touched the source material, it’s safe to assume that the game is designed with an entirely new audience in mind.