Powerful ’80s arcade Ninja Spirit returns on PS4 and Nintendo Swap

Powerful ’80s arcade Ninja Spirit returns on PS4 and Nintendo Swap

After just a few weeks of frankly uninspiring releases, retro funsters Hamster return this week with a neat Irem title from the late ’80s, Ninja Spirit, now out there to obtain now on PS4 and Nintendo Swap.

Initially hitting the arcades again in 1988, earlier than being ported to numerous house platforms, Ninja Spirit is a Shinobi/Ninja Gaiden model side-scroller, as gamers information a younger ninja Tsukikage, on a harmful quest to avenge his fallen father in a supernatural tackle feudal Japan. Armed with a wave-creating katana, in addition to an array of typical ninja weaponry corresponding to bombs and shurikens, Tsukikage should battle by means of six phases, dealing with waves of enemies attacking from all instructions.

Ninja Spirit remains to be time. With neat sprites, a cool rating, and a few thrilling – and surprisingly robust – gameplay, it is positively value a look-in for arcade followers who might have missed it the primary time round, or simply logged it in some distant nook of the thoughts. As a side-note, the PC Engine port can also be value trying out, being the primary recreation ever to attain a 10/10 rating in Digital Gaming Month-to-month.

Ninja Spirit is obtainable to obtain on PS4 in Japan and Nintendo Swap worldwide, priced at round $8.

Tough '80s arcade Ninja Spirit returns on PS4 and Nintendo Switch screenshot