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Score Breakdown Based on 760 ratings
  1. 10 (135)
  2. 9 (244)
  3. 8 (251)
  4. 7 (70)
  5. 6 (25)
  6. 5 (6)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (16)

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  • User Rating 7.6

    A Genesis Classic. Many people thinking of getting a Genesis should include this in thier collection.

    Rated on December 09, 2004 by SegaBeat

    Gameplay: Revenge of Shinobi is an action packed game, where you walk through side-scrolling levels. You often encounter enemies that are under covered ninjas, so have to shoot them with knifes. Bu...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A Mega Drive classic! Great music, controls, graphics and fun!

    Rated on September 08, 2012 by iamllamapie

    The Revenge of Shinobi is a game any SEGA, Mega Drive, ninja or action fan should have as part of their library. The story is very basic. After being defeated by Joe, Zeed returns as Neo Zeed 3 yea...

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

    well it..it's AMAZING!!!!!!!!!

    Rated on August 17, 2006 by jordiepordie66

    This is one of my fav games I've ever played now anyways you just take ninja starz and kill em or you take a katana and chop em you will love this game it's a great game it's nearly all the same gampl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Don't forget your history!

    Rated on June 05, 2008 by StormRaiden

    Let it be said: The Revenge of Shinobi for the Sega Genesis is one of my favorite video games of all time. It has held up since its initial release with aspiring gameplay and pleasant presentation val...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    I hate killing the dogs!

    Rated on August 06, 2008 by squanx

    When I was growing up, I always remembered this game as one of those for the weird kids that my parents would make me hang out with. I was terrible at this game and didn't enjoy playing it that much....

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A Genesis classsic

    Rated on February 19, 2006 by sefpayne

    There have been three shinobi games to come onto the Sega mega drive, but a personal favorite of mine is the second game known as the revenge of shinobi. The revenge of shinobi was a particular ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    "The Revenge of Shinobi” was essentially the NES classic, "Ninja Gaiden" with better graphics and music.

    Rated on December 04, 2006 by Defender_502

    "The Revenge of Shinobi” was essentially the NES classic, "Ninja Gaiden" with better graphics and music. The player controlled a ninja who ran perpetually to the right in this side-s...

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

    If you're a fan of the classic Ninja Gaiden games, chances are you will enjoy the Shinobi games.

    Rated on August 16, 2010 by amari24

    The Revenge of Shinobi is a 2D platformer similar to that of Ninja Gaiden. The controlls and gameplay are a little different, but it's basically the same concept. The game can be very very difficult a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.9

    The Revenge of Shinobi puts lots of emphasis on being awesome, but not quite enough emphasis on being fun.

    Rated on March 15, 2007 by Wootex

    In many ways, In The Revenge of Shinobi was ahead of its time for 1988. Today, all games work hard to try and make each character and move in the game seem stylish and cool and to really make the play...

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

    16-Bit Masterpiece

    Rated on June 21, 2006 by TheSerafen

    I may be a bit biased since I got this game for Christmas when I was 14, which is eons ago when video games are concerned. But if there was a game that I felt gave me a true arcade experience, this w...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.