You let up on the button pressing and it seems like the character has a mind of his own while he continues for a second or two afterwards. He even took the spoon. By simply tapping the left shoulder button, Ryu will shift to a defensive stance that will allow him to block almost all incoming attacks. With amazing graphics, surround dound madness, detailed environment and characters and brilliant story. The level of difficulty is discouraging at first but the game keeps pulling you in with its amazing story and awesome game play. If you dont have, buy or borrow an Xbox and buy the game. Half the time you simply cannot see who's slicing or throwing a fireball at you, making the already challenging gameplay that much harder ruining any of the fun I might have otherwise been having.
As you probably already know by now it is a hard game but thats what holds the appeal for so many. Also, I'm surprised nobody ever mentioned that it doesn't feel like you're in control at all when you start hacking away. The environments of Ninja Gaiden also look fantastic. And because they're so hard, it makes it all the better when you finally The best part of this game is that even after you've mastered one difficulty, the next difficulty up will hand your ass to you on a silver platter. The rest of the game easily makes up for it. And it has many difficulty levels to satisfy anyone.
But the thing is, the best of the gaming community will find themselves equipped with more than enough weapons and moves to carve their way through the endless lines of enemies that can kill a slow and unskillful player in seconds flat. The game is popular for its aggressive enemy A. I really hope Tecmo hands this franchise over to another developer to return it to it's former frantic-paced, platform glory. The locations you journey to all look fresh and exciting, from military supply stations, to aqueducts, to even the underworld itself. The mission mode, although challenging, can't hold a candle to the story campaign. The bosses work in much the same way as boxers from Punch Out.
We need more Master Ninja difficulty settings in all our games. This is the original stuff ryu hayabusa existed already in Nintendo consoles and now he will get his sweet revenge in Ninja Gaiden Black in Xbox, and Ninja Gaiden 2 in Xbox 360. My problems are with manipulating the camera why does moving the right thumbstick left make the camera go right, or to first person mode half the time? Ninja Gaiden takes place over the course of 16 chapters, and although most of them contain excellent pacing, there are a few chapters that feel like they drag on longer than they should. Also, to those complaining of them making this version even more difficult than the original, there is now an easy setting to play in. Each one looks different and visually pleasing to the eye. Anyway, you shouldn't be judging a game solely on its difficulty level. Easily one of the best games on the console.
The gameplay is awesome, the graphics detailed to every minute pixel, and the stroy is just awesome. Also, to those complaining of them making this version even more difficult than the original, there is now an easy setting to play in. The main focus here is blade on blade combat and blades there are! This game isn't for Sally and Suzy. Not for someone who gets frustrated easily. It is still hard although on normal mode the bosses I struggled on the original Gaiden only took 2 goes at most to get through, most I've beaten first go. If you suck at the game get over it I.
I put it down for a good 8 or 9 months. You dont want lay down easy dead beat battles handed to you on a plate. I thought this game is bloody crap Im trying to beat this dude first boss Im sure im doing all the right things and he keeps kicking my arse. Like Resident Evil 4 and the original Devil May Cry, its hard, but not unbeatable or to the point where I feel a part is impossible. Remember how easy the second version of Alma was? When you get to the dead guys, break out your Lunar and prepare to be grinning ;o This is better than dvil may cry, gd of war and prinse of persia.
Ninja Gaiden also boasts some of the most beautiful cut scenes ever witnessed in a video game. My reasons are fully justified. So how wrong was I? The gameplay is repetitive at best and the story is boring and predictable to say the least. What a waste of time and money! Possibly m favorite game ever. Caliban has lost his mind. Plus the graphics were insanely good for that time, even though today its not that of an eyecandy anymore. So how wrong was I? Its that simplicity that I enjoy and the game is a puzzle in itself.
I like the fact that the first two red ninjas can send Ryu back to hell on the most difficult first board I've ever played in the history of my 20 years of gaming. This is the original stuff ryu hayabusa existed already in Nintendo consoles and now he will get his sweet revenge in Ninja Gaiden Black in Xbox, and Ninja Gaiden 2 in Xbox 360. Either that or to quote Sgt. This is one of the few games since the golden era of 8 and 16 bit consoles where the developers expect you to die multiple times while trying to beat a boss. You just have to know the code to unlock it.
Particularly as I couldn't even halfway through the game on the easiest setting of the original. Its the only game that made me want to play through it again the instant I beat it. Any slight imperfections with the original, like the camera angles are fixed, in addition to a slew of additional mini-missions, weapons and outfits. I knew I wasnt Rubbish game!!. Also, I'm surprised nobody ever mentioned that it Pretty visuals and an overall impressive production do not make up for the fact that the camera placement in this game is atrocious. Not only cause of the different difficulty levels, but also because of the Golden Scarab collection, the rewards and the new, stronger enemies.
They all have a weakness to exploit. I take one point off because the camera can be a little troublesome at times but its not that bad. Really one of the best games I ever played. The dudes a ninja he's not a barbarian! The only reason I bought xbox is because of ninja gaiden. The first boss fight took me 4 trys to beat its the first game where i was challenged 45m into it. He even took the spoon.