The Revenge Of Shinobi

Sega / Sega
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The Revenge of Shinobi, released as The Super Shinobi in Japan, is a video game developed and published by Sega in 1989 for Sega Megadrive. It was the first Shinobi game developed for the Sega Megadrive. This game is a sequel to Shinobi alongside Shadow Dancer and the game music was scored by Yuzo Koshiro. The game takes place three years after the first game and the criminal organization Zeed from the first Shinobi game has renamed themselves "Neo Zeed". They decide to have their revenge on the Oboro Ninja clan and Joe Musashi by killing his master and kidnapping Joe's bride. The game is a traditional side-scrolling platform game and the player controls Joe Musashi. The game features eight stages and each stage consists of three scenes. Two of these scenes are platforming levels and the third scene is against a unique boss-character. Because of copyright issues regarding certain enemy characters there were at least four versions of the game in Japan and North America.