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  2. 9 (258)
  3. 8 (100)
  4. 7 (23)
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  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (3)
  8. 3 (1)
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  10. 1 (8)

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  • User Rating 8

    Klei Entertainment takes a crack at being a crack ninja.

    Rated on September 07, 2012 by JustPlainLucas

    If you've heard of Klei Entertainment, you might recall an Xbox Live Arcade title called Shank released in 2010. Shank was a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em up with shooting and grenade tossing elements. ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A surprisingly well integrated story and great variety make this game a must play for stealth action fans. Spoiler Free

    Rated on September 17, 2012 by Skeetersan

    I knew after finishing the demo for MOTN that I was going to have to buy this game. Being a huge fan of games like Shadow Complex and Laura Croft and The Guardian of Light I could already count the ho...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A love letter to the stealth genre.

    Rated on September 19, 2012 by coop36

    MotN is simply an amazing and satisfying 2d pure stealth experience that can rival some of the big budget "stealth" games made today. The GOOD: - great flowing level design with secrets and many ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Mark of the Ninja proves that when stealth games are made by people who like stealth, they can be brilliant.

    Rated on October 03, 2012 by danny_dm_moore

    Stealth, as a game genre, has long been a niche set of products. Only those with a mind for such titles are willing to play them for any stretch of time, over looking instant game over screens upon be...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The quid essential stealth and ninja game of the new generation!

    Rated on October 25, 2012 by DJ-Wolfman09

    There are plenty of ninja games out today: Ninja Gaiden, Shinobi, Mini Ninja (yeah, i went there...), but I found there was something that was missing from the ninja experience...the stealth. Not sayi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    "A solid performance, though a bit easy."

    Rated on October 31, 2012 by TheFinalDilemma

    As a lover and purveyor of stealth games, it's hard in this day and age to find any stealth games that are even the least bit sneaky. There are a few exceptions though, more recently the Splinter Cell...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Mark of the Ninja is a surprisingly great stealth game that actually makes you feel like a ninja.

    Rated on November 02, 2012 by ivory_soul

    The Good: Beautiful art style, silky smooth controls, makes you feel like a true ninja, perfect stealth mechanics, a lot of upgrades and hidden items to find The Bad: Lame story, gets repetitive to...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Mark of the Ninja is a superb side-scrolling game and one of the best indie games you will play in 2012.

    Rated on November 29, 2012 by godofhell2

    Positive + Incredibly satisfying stealth mechanisms + Multiple ways to approach each obstacle + Effective use of the darkness and light + Gentle rising difficulty level never frustrates Negati...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    You're dinner table just got covered with sunflower seeds

    Rated on December 31, 2012 by Rotondi

    Sometimes when you're sitting around with your friends you need something to keep yourself occupied besides just hanging out. There's a tick that comes over you like you're in an elevator going up tw...

    1 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Patience is a virtue, stealth is a pleasure.

    Rated on August 30, 2013 by hunterbarnett

    Mark of the Ninja satisfies my core desire to feel smarter than other people. With reasonably precise controls (on PC) and a quick restart at checkpoint feature, I feel like I am the ultimate ninja. ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.