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Average Player Score Based on 1977 ratings
7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 1977 ratings
  1. 10 (258)
  2. 9 (428)
  3. 8 (759)
  4. 7 (335)
  5. 6 (85)
  6. 5 (48)
  7. 4 (25)
  8. 3 (10)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (23)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8

    Just Excellent.

    This game is your typical run of the mill action hack 'n slash game. Its not really boring...its alot of fun actually. Most hack 'n slash games get boring rather quickly but Shinobi manages to maintain exciting gameplay ... Read Full Review

    19 of 19 users found the following review helpful

Most Helpful Critical Player Reviews

  • User Rating:8

    Just Excellent.

    This game is your typical run of the mill action hack 'n slash game. Its not really boring...its alot of fun actually. Most hack 'n slash games get boring rather quickly but Shinobi manages to maintain exciting gameplay ... Read Full Review

    19 of 19 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Shinobi

  • User Rating:8.1

    Review: Shinobi

    Review: Shinobi The SEGA classic has returned! I can remember spending hours on these games when I was younger, and I preferred the Shinobi series over all other ninja games in the 8-bit/16 bit era I still have and pl... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:10

    A gangsta game

    whats better than walking around and killing demons? doing that as a ninja. you may remember shinobi from the old genesis games, well this is not him. As hotsuma the leader of the oboro clan it is your duty to fight your... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9

    Shinobi Synopsis : You control a super ninja named Hotsuma. Hotsuma’s clan was recently destroyed by some mysterious evil force. At the very beginning you soon find out that someone is using your clans corpses against... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.2

    Shinobi Is A Nija On A Quset For Ninja Stuff Followed By Some Ninja Killing With Ninja Pumpkins. Nuff Sai

    Shinobi For PS2. Shinobi's back and back with very stylish ninja action. At first I didn't know how the game would turn out but after playing for it for myself, I found out that Shinobi for the PS2 is definately worth... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    PS2's Ninja Gaiden???

    The recipe for Shinobi: one part Devil May Cry, one part Metal Gear Solid, and two parts badass ninja. This pretty much sums up the concept behind Shinobi, you’ve got the style and presentation of Devil May Cry with the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.8

    Its tear your eyes out Hard and just plain average, no substence.

    This shouldve have been a great game, it had great potential and history, but then it comes out and it looks cool, but then all it does is use old demon cliches and and a ninja that doesnt look like a ninja. The gamep... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.7

    Just a little more spit n' polish, and it'd be perfect...

    Well, I figured since I reviewed the bastard child offspring of this game, I would also drop my two cents about this one... and awaaaaaay we go... Graphics: Hotsuma looks pretty good(Cool poses... especially after fin... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.6

    an awesome ninja game and cutscenes are interesting too enemys get worked by you and your powerful blade

    this game may be a bit difficult for some but it is n ass kicking game if you get into it. I don't know why people gave it a low score(well some) i mean its being miss judged here it really is a fun game un-lockable cha... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.9

    A fast and stylish samurai/ninja experience!

    An amazing experience that will never leave you! This fast paced action game is all that you could ask for! The gameplay is fun and constantly keeps you on your feet with tons of enemies after you! Probably the best p... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:9.4

    Superb !! I can't discribe this with words. You have to play to know how great this game is !!

    The story in this game is perfect. The cut scene is great ! Everything is great.... If you like action ninja games you gotta buy this ! The best thing about this game is the action and the story. The cut scene is 3D alon... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful