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Ninja Ryukenden (Japan, set 1)


Ninja Ryukenden (c) 1989 Tecmo.


Ryu, the Dragon Ninja, travels the world to defeat evil wherever he finds it.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : 6215


Main CPU : 68000 (@ 9.216 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 4 Mhz)

Sound Chips : (2x) YM2203 (@ 4 Mhz), OKI6295 (@ 7.575 Khz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 256 x 224 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 4096


Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 3


- TRIVIA -


The title of this game translates from Japanese as 'Story of Ninja Dragon Sword'.


This game is known outside Japan as "Shadow Warriors" and in US as "Ninja Gaiden".


Pony Canyon / Scitron released a limited-edition soundtrack album for this game (Ninja Ryukenden : G.S.M. Tecmo 1) on 01/02/1989.


- SERIES -


1. Ninja Ryukenden (1989)

2. Ninja Ryukenden (1988, Nintendo Famicom)

3. Ninja Ryukenden II - Ankoku no Jashin Ken (1990, Nintendo Famicom)

4. Ninja Ryukenden III - Yomi no Hakobune (1991, Nintendo Famicom)

5. Ninja Gaiden (2004, Microsoft Xbox)