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The Ninja Warriors

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The Ninja Warriors
Publisher: Taito
Developer:
System(s): PC Engine, Virtual Console (Wii)
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
PC Engine
JP
¥6,200 TP01002



Virtual Console JP 600 points ?




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The Ninja Warriors (ニンジャウォーリアーズ) is a beat-'em-up originally developed by Taito for the arcades. It was brought to the PC Engine in 1989 exclusively for Japan.

Gameplay

Playable characters are two androids called Kunoichi (female ninja, red color) and Ninja (male ninja, blue color). Both characters play identically.

Production credits

  • Produced by: Keisuke Hasegawa
  • Directed by: Shouji Takahashi
  • Written by: Onijust
  • Director Of Software: Orihasam
  • Programmers: Haruo Suzuki, Youichi Ito, Drunker Kzm, Masahiro Atsuji
  • Production Designer: Tsutinari Nishiki
  • Character Designers: Yuji Koga, Nishiyaman, Tsutinari Nishiki
  • Background Designer: Nishiyaman
  • Music Composed and Directed by: OGR (Zuntata)
  • Sound Editor: Wizardry Master (Zuntata)
  • Sound Hardware Designer: Yukiyoshi Toyoshima
  • Game Checker: Talk Uchimura, Yukiyoshi Toyoshima, Nanno KHK, Yoshiharu Satou
  • Special Thanks: Yukiwo Ishikawa, Masami Kikuchi, Naoko Matumoto, Yoshihiro Wakita, Mayuko Kakei, Onijust
  • Game Designed by: Yuji Koga
(C) Taito Corporation 1989
All Rights Reserved
Source: In-game credits (JP)


Magazine articles

Main article: The Ninja Warriors/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

NEC Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №1, p63[1]
82 №94, p99[2]
50 №20, p14[3]
PC Engine
71
Based on
3 reviews

PC Engine, JP
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Cover
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Card
TheNinjaWarriors PCE HuCard JP Manual.pdf
Manual

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
PC Engine
CRC32 96E0CD9D
MD5 CD67AD6C5E69636C63D5CDA218471738
SHA-1 27F30FA4EB12856BD21279E96D1764BBA531432F
393,216 Card (JP)

References

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  1. File:CompleteGuideToConsoles UK 01.pdf, page 63
  2. File:CVG UK 094.pdf, page 99
  3. File:Excalibur CZ 20.pdf, page 14