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Score Breakdown Based on 893 ratings
  1. 10 (225)
  2. 9 (429)
  3. 8 (175)
  4. 7 (32)
  5. 6 (10)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
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  • User Rating 8.5

    Why is there not a very,very,extremely hard classification?<br /> My personal fave of the 8 bit series

    Rated on September 09, 2009 by mesk14

    Because if there was this game would 100%full under that catagory super hard but also super fun ,a excellent stoyline(for 8 bit games)and super solid gameplay.Tecmo did such a excellent job with this ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Non-stop action with a plot that will keep you at the edge of your seat with every turn!

    Rated on August 04, 2006 by Jir11

    Ok Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos, is the next installment in the Ninja Gaiden trilogy. More of the same action and more importantly more of the cinematic effects that made this game so succ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.7

    Ninja Gaiden II is a decent platformer for the NES, but it's extremely hard!

    Rated on August 06, 2006 by Geitsau

    Gameplay: Great 2D platformer, lots of action and many neat weapons you can achieve as you advance. Very good control, but sometimes I feel like Ryu doesn't jump off the edges when I tell him too, bu...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    Rated on July 21, 2003 by catfishman_0

    I don't know how anyone who played games in the early 90's late 80's could not love this amazing game. This was my first real love in gaming. Games like this, double dragon, and street fighter shaped ...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    awesome game worth playing on the NES system i love it SSS rank

    Rated on January 14, 2010 by omegazx100

    now this game is awesome to play i remember beating this game when i was kid same as 1st 2D platformer & badguy trying to kill u only at least tecmo throw in so more ninja to attack rye on this game u...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    A fun, exciting game

    Rated on February 11, 2006 by Science2000luke

    This was the first video game I played, and, as far as I can remember, the story of Ryu and Irene is one great addition to an already fantastic adventure. Being Ryu, you travel through a fictional soc...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    So good you can bust a TV over it.

    Rated on October 04, 2006 by 79th_Warrior

    This games packs the same punch the first game in the series did, it improved the formula without losing much in the process. Ninja Gaiden II: Dark Sword of Chaos was a very anticipated game, when it ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.9

    more frustration with improve graphics.

    Rated on August 14, 2007 by devilsbrain

    The graphics have improved alot compared to the first one.The game is easier but i dont know if it has to do with me playing one after the other.The enemies and ryu have more detail along with the lev...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Shadow Warrior

    Rated on August 23, 2008 by sh811a

    Yeah, I myself am a fan of the Ninja Gaiden series. I loved the first game but it's this second game I loved even more. Most of the game has all the same gameplay and action but that's not a bad t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.2

    This game belongs in the ranks of NES classics. Even today, it can make for a fun and challenging weekend.

    Rated on March 12, 2006 by sieg6529

    Ninja Gaiden II is one of the games that solidified me as a lifelong gamer. The first thing to acknowledge about this game is the difficulty. You will scream at the screen, pound your fist onto ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.