Format reviewed: Commodore 64
Publisher: Zepplin Games
Developer: Shock Developments
Submitted by: James Evans
What could go wrong with a robot ninja? Here is a fun platformer / action game with the addition of being able to use a choice of weapons to dispatch your foes – shurikens, sais and your trusty fists that even Chuck Norris would be proud of – all available at the press of a key.
I was never too sure why the ninja needed to be a cyborg, apart from maybe making the loading screen look a bit cooler and giving the actual title name a AAA ring to it. You do not have any skills that a robot ninja should have – laser eyes or Bruce Lee agility, you can't even punch people through walls. Regular ninja-ry-ness would have sufficed.
The game is fun however, the levels are relatively varied if not sometimes a bit bland. The actual in game graphics show our hero to look more like a space age pizza delivery boy than a ninja… now theres a thought for a game! you use your kung fu cyborg fists to chop pizza. I'd definitely buy it. But then I would as its my game!