Xbox One | 360 | XBLA  PS4 | PS3 | PSN  Wii U | VC    3DS  PS Vita  iOS    PC    Retro    


  » news
  » reviews
  » previews
  » cheat codes
  » release dates
  » screenshots
  » videos

  » specials
  » interviews

  » facebook
  » twitter
  » contests

  » games list
  » franchises
  » companies
  » genres
  » staff
 

Which March game are you looking forward to the most?

Bloodborne
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD
Mario Party 10
Ori and the Blind Forest
Battlefield Hardline


Game Profile
INFO BOX
PLATFORM:
Wii Shop Channel
PUBLISHER:
Tecmo
DEVELOPER:
Tecmo
GENRE: Platform
PLAYERS:   1
RELEASE DATE:
February 18, 2008
ESRB RATING:
Everyone
IN THE SERIES
Ninja Gaiden III

Ninja Gaiden 3

Ninja Gaiden 3

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2

Ninja Gaiden 2

More in this Series
RELATED GAMES
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom
Phantasy Star II
 Written by John Scalzo  on February 18, 2008

News: Classic platformer and classic RPG join the service.



Nintendo has once again decided to add only two games to the Virtual Console download service, but once again both games are absolute classics.

First up is the final chapter in the NES Ninja Gaiden trilogy, Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom. Some say Ryu Hayabusa's last adventure on the NES was the best and its finally on the VC.

Also being released today is Sega's flagship RPG from the Genesis days, Phantasy Star II.

If neither of these games ping your memory meter, here's a quick rundown from Nintendo:

Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom (NES, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone - Mild Violence, 500 Wii Points): Join master ninja Ryu Hayabusa, last member of the famous Dragon Clan, in the third and final chapter of the legendary Ninja Gaiden saga. Ryu is framed for FBI agent Irene Lew's murder, and it's up to him to clear his name. Defeating superior life-forms created out of "life energy" called BIO-NOIDs and avoiding enemy ambushes are among the many obstacles which Ryu faces in this unpredictable adventure of mystery, deceit and destruction. Noticeable changes to the game-play mechanics include Ryu's ability to grab on to horizontal surfaces, his reduced falling speed and altered jumping maneuvers, and visible power-ups. Help Ryu defeat the forces of evil once more and discover the real culprit behind Irene's death as one of the most loved trilogies in video-game history comes to a close.



Phantasy Star II (Sega Genesis, 1 player, Rated E for Everyone - Mild Animated Violence, 800 Wii Points): Hailed as one of the greatest games of all time by fans and media alike, Phantasy Star II is an RPG that features an epic story line and turn-based battles. Play as Rolf, Nei, Rudo or several other characters as you navigate through the Algol star system battling the evil Dark Force. Build your characters, select the right weapons and armor, and take on the forces of evil through various missions as you find the right combination of characters to complete each objective. Experience the magic once again in this great sequel.



User Comments

Star Wars Battlefront Trailer Released and Release Date Revealed


PlayStation Flash Sale Going On Now For PS4, PS3 and PS Vita Games


Evolve Bucket Sentry Community Challenge Taking Place This Weekend


The Escapists is Heading to PS4 From Team 17 and Mouldy Toof


Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Hits One Million Units Shipped on Nintendo 3DS


Guitar Hero Live Set for Release Later This Year With New Innovations


Mortal Kombat X Now Available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC


Grand Theft Auto V is Now Available on PC


Sackboy is Invading the World of Costume Quest 2


Destiny: House of Wolves Details and Prologue Released by Bungie






Home    •    About Us    •    Contact Us    •    Advertise    •    Jobs    •    Privacy Policy    •    Site Map
Copyright ©1999-2012 Matt Swider. All rights reserved. Site Programming copyright © 2004 Bill Nelepovitz - NeositeCMS