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Score Breakdown Based on 659 ratings
  1. 10 (64)
  2. 9 (118)
  3. 8 (260)
  4. 7 (126)
  5. 6 (38)
  6. 5 (17)
  7. 4 (11)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (11)

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  • Review Score:7.8

    A great little Stealth game but a little too short

    This game a found to be a lot of fun. The plot and genra in fuedal japan fighting for justice and revenge was good. It kept you going threw the story line with wanting to know what will happen next. A draw back after ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    Return From Darkness is a re-release of "Wrath of Heaven", the third game in the Tenchu series, wich came out about a year ago on the PS2. The game has not aged with grace, and not much (if anything) has been done to mak... Read Full Review

    1 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.6

    rent it first

    this game is the same over and over again you kill bad guys stealthily and it gives you special characters collect them all you learn a new ability the story line is poor and the graphics are just about avarage this is n... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Rikimaru lives! And he must return from darkness to destroy the evil Tenrai.

    Tenchu Return From Darkness is a stealth action game. Activision transfered this game to xbox and I think it was a good decision. Gameplay: You play two characters: Rikimaru, a leader of the Azuma Ninja Clan and Ayame... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.4

    It's not broken at all.

    QUICK LOW DOWN What is it? An enhanced port of Tenchu San/Wrath of Heaven for the Xbox console. Graphics? Better than the PS2 version, improved resolution=clearer quality. Sound? Muffled sound effects but excell... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    come in & read this full review....

    Tenchu is one of my favorite games of all time. I remember since being a little boy how I loved sides scrollers especially ninja games. Game like Ninja Gaiden and Shinobi at the time were the best games there were and... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.8

    Didn't get it's due because it was released during Ninja Gaiden, but it's worth a buy....

    The difference between Tenchu and Ninja Gaiden is stealth. Tenchu is for the man who enjoys thinking on his feet. In Tenchu, you have to stealthly take out your enemies.... picture it a "Back in the Day" Metal ... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3

    This game is terrible...

    I hate do do this to a game with ninjas but..... This game Is so bad it deserves to be shot in the head thrice. I dont even know how to rate this game because I banished it from my xbox after one hour of playing,... Read Full Review

    0 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:3.7

    Gamespot gave it a 7.3...I beg to differ.

    Allow me to preface this review by stating some ground rules. #1: I am a freaking ninja. That about covers the ground rules, so keep them in mind while reading my opinion. I'm going to tackle the main points ... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2

    Tenchu is extremely bad...

    Tenchu is an action/stealth-like Ninja game with extremely slow moving characters, and extremely slow reacting characters. When I first played this game I noticed first how slow they are.. Second, How hard it was to tap ... Read Full Review

    1 of 7 users found the following review helpful
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