Step into a living comic book in this new take on the Ninja Gaiden series. Brandishing his ninja sword and the mecha weapons in his cyber arm, Yaiba slaughters zombies with brutal, over-the-top abandon. Will you slice enemies to pieces, crush them with Yaiba's cyborg arm or just rip off a zombie’s arms to use as nunchucks?
The modern Ninja Gaiden games have always been billed as punishing, controlling-throwing experiences, yet even after my tenth or twentieth attempt to defeat a boss went sour, I didn’t curse or kick a hole in my TV. I laughed. Yes, I was mad, but it wasn’t because the game was unfair, it was because I had made mistakes. I tried again, not out of pride, but because I was having a good time getting outplayed by Team Ninja and their crafty AI. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, it seemed, was aiming to throw most of that away, opting instead for a less demanding, more light-hearted and fun experience. In their own way those goals are commendable. After all, the Ninja Gaiden trilogy of games have consistently gotten worse in an attempt to capture what made the original so... Read Review