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GF Rating
4.8

1350 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
4

Weak

Ninety Nine Nights this is not

posted by BatMax01 (CORAL SPRINGS, FL) Nov 28, 2006

Member since Jan 2005

8 out of 12 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

The Good
This game is pretty and sounds great. Great looking backgrounds really nice character models.

The Bad
This game is slooooow. I compare this game to Ninety Nine Nights on the XBOX360 which is both pretty and wicked fast. Genji sets the stage with the beautiful burning home / dojo and then sounds of the flames and wood crackling just immerse you into the story. But then you start moving your character and you realize the right analog stick does not control the camera (fatal flaw #1). Once you get past that, you then realize that the character feels extremely sluggish (fatal flaw #2). The PS3 is a very powerful system, but you would never know it if you only played this game. I hope they do a better job on the next go 'round.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

fun at first...

posted by p0psikill (WILMINGTON, DE) Feb 18, 2008

Member since Nov 2007

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

this game starts out fun, but ends up being one of those games thats to hard to be fun...

the battle system is interesting; you switch between 4 characters by pressing one of the directional keys in game (one i used for fighting, one for breaking walls and obstacles, one for getting across gaps and for things that require a long range, and i never really found a use for the fourth character...).

the story line was good, the graphics were amazing... but it's ps3, so it better be amazing.

it's good times, but it's hard... so enjoy.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Great game

posted by itaru4 (OMAHA, NE) Jun 20, 2007

Member since May 2007

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

Saw some bad reviews and can't imagine why. The graphics are so good it is prettier than real life. The game play is smooth and exciting. Definatly worth checking out.
I take a few points off because it's not as complete feature wise -- and I thought Ninja Gaiden Sigma had better player and camera control

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