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7.7
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Score Breakdown Based on 305 ratings
  1. 10 (46)
  2. 9 (77)
  3. 8 (98)
  4. 7 (44)
  5. 6 (15)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (4)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (13)

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  • Rating:7

    Very hard.

    Shadow Dancer is for all intents and purposes a remake of the first Shinobi. The mechanics carry over, save hostages, fire off stars, follow the bosses patterns (the first a direct copy paste of the original games), use ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Inferior sequel

    The first Shinobi game, barring some cheap bosses,was a really well designed game and generally considered a Master System, classic one of the best titles on the platform.It's sequel, (The Master System version) is infer... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.3

    Great game but probably only a rental or download to most people.

    Shadow Dancer is basiclly your typical toned down Shinobi game unlike Shinobi, Shadow Dancer is fighting in good ol New York. The game is great don't get me wrong but its just to short with only six levels all easily bea... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.2

    Shadow Dancer is a very cool ninja game but however... this is better off as a rental. Should have stayed in arcade.

    Okay, I played this in the Sega Genesis Collection. I played because I thought it would be cool. The title sounded cool and it seemed this would be a hell- lot of- fun to play. I played it. At first, I hated it becayuse ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.4

    A good Genesis title, though it could of been great.

    I first was exposed to Shadow Dancer when a friend of mine got it for Christmas. Being relatively new to the Genesis, I was impressed by it. It is by no means a perfect game, but I thought it did well showing the Genes... Read Full Review

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

    Way too easy

    Shadow Dancer is the story of Joe Mushashi and his faithful dog Yamoto. Together they go out and beat up the ruthless thugs of the Neo Zeed Corporation and it's boss the Union Lizard. It's a load of confusing nonsense an... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful