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Revenge of Shinobi (Mega-Tech), The


The Revenge of Shinobi (c) 12/1988 Sega.


A few years ago, Joe Musashi defeated the terrorist ninja group known as Zeed, and peace returned to the world for a while. those years have passed and Zeed has returned, this time they have become much stronger and powerful (not to mention having their name changed to Neo Zeed). aside from their world domination plans, Neo Zeed have a new goal, the demise of the man who defeated them. and to begin, Musashi's sensei (the ninja teacher) was killed, and as if that wasn't enough, Joe's fiancee, Naoko was kidnapped and taken hostage by Neo Zeed. And now for Joe Musashi, this time it's personal.


- TECHNICAL -


Sega Mega-Tech hardware

Game ID : Mega-Tech No. 28


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 7.670442 Mhz), (2x) Z80 (@ 3.57954 Mhz)

Sound Chips : YM3438 (@ 7.670442 Mhz), (2x) SN76496 (@ 3.57954 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 320 x 416 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette Colors : 96


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


In some early versions of 'The Revenge of Shinobi', Spider-Man and Batman made appearances as enemies. Unfortunately, DC Comics and Marvel Comics didn't appreciate the fact that Sega used the comic book heroes without permission. So in order to avoid a lawsuit, Sega removed Batman from the new versions, but kept Spidey under one condition... that condition was that Marvel Entertainment Group would get credit for their 'friendly neighborhood' Spider-Man in the beginning of 'The Revenge of Shinobi'.


Godzilla also makes an appearance in this game


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Infinite Shurikins : Go to the options Screen, move the pointer up to Shurikins and set them to 00, wait about 30 seconds (without moving the pointer). You will here a sound and the '00' should change to an infinite symbol. Start the game and you will have unlimited Shurikins.


- SERIES -


1. Shinobi (1987)

2. Shadow Dancer - Kage no Mai (1989)

3. The Revenge of Shinobi (1989, Sega Mega Drive)

4. The Cyber Shinobi - Shinobi Part 2 (1990, Sega Master System)

5. GC Shinobi (1991, Sega Game Gear)

6. GG Shinobi II - The Silent Fury (1992, Sega Game Gear)

7. Shinobi III - Return of the Ninja Master (1993, Sega Mega Drive)

8. Shinobi Legions (1995, Sega Saturn)

9. Shinobi (2002, Sony PlayStation 2)

10. Nightshade (2004, Sony PlayStation 2)


- STAFF -


Producer / Program coordinator : Yamaichi

Programmers : Mizoran, Kottsu

Assistant programmers : Ore, Sat Man

Sound coordinator / Sound programmer : Tokuhiko Uwabo (Bo)

Music composer : Yuzo Koshiro

Chief designer : Taro Shizuoka

Designers : Thomas Yuuda, Seishi Atsumiya

Assistant coordinator / Coffee maker : Pal-Ko

Total planner / Total cordinator : The Alive


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sega Mega Drive (1995, "6-PAK")