Summary: Excellent game. Although I feel the gameplay and graphics have not improved since the original. I recommend this game to anyone who likes something more stealthy than the normal hack and slash games. I also noticed that the guards can be Stems at times.
Summary: I played the original Tenchu on PS1. It was awesome, having to be a stealthy ninja amongst a whole lot of possible targets... Tenchu Z is kinda like the same, but it lacks something. Sorry for not being able to pinpoint what, but it does. I know it does lack a plot. Maybe what's lacking is something to awe me. It's just like the original Tenchu in PS1. No advancements were made.
Summary: I am always a Tenchu series fan. I started play this series since Tenchu on Playstation 1. This XBOX 360 version feels like the game was released 10 years ago. The image quality is so out dated, sound is bad, even the blood after killing is like a sea urchin coming out of the body. Anyway, I enjoy it while I play only if I put my mind back to 10 years ago. So, if you are a serious Tenchu fan, go ahead and buy one, otherwise, stay away from this disappointing Tenchu Z.