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gamers the time has come..

posted by martin (MACON, GA) Jun 9, 2008

Member since Feb 2006

ninja gaiden is the game i have been waiting on.. this game is really a great game a few things are wrong but with all the action in this game and the graphic on my tv. this games blows me away.. i rent from game fly all the time and i have never clicked KEEP IT this fast before .. i freaking love this game the bosses are like really big and for the most part pretty hard to bet also.. that's what makes this game the .. and for the added bonuses if you have surround sound just sit back crank it up and be ready for a butt kicking like never before.. bottom line is i love this game and very happy to be a game fly member ..

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Very Good

Not better, not worse

posted by morgan72 (STRATFORD, CT) Jun 9, 2008

Member since Oct 2006

One of my most anticipated titles to say the least, but nothing to really go nutty about. The original's graphics were top notch and the 360 on the sequel are great as well, but quite often your hung up on refresh rates which gets tedious, but you play on. The original was a fantastic title, one of the best of all time in my opinion, huge environments, myriad of weapons and enemies and plenty of challenges to overcome. The sequel appears to be a little more static in that you're following their path instead of carving your own, but nothing to draw back on the game. While you are still filled with a lot of toys to play with, there are more "annoying" enemies than in the original. A flame/bomb archer was a pest from the get go and really should have been done away with as they really take away from getting your combos down. The introduction of regeneration was nice, kept you playing on through the pesky parts. All in all the title's real drawback was the camera angles, they rarely follow behind you enough and you're constantly clicking it back in place to keep your bearings. New venues and baddies, but pretty much the same game, which is certainly not a bad thing, but nothing mind blowingly new to really write home about. Not really better, but certainly not worse. Team Ninja should get the camera down though before #3.

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Hands Down the best release this year.

posted by jonofdark (KILLEEN, TX) Jun 8, 2008

Member since May 2008

They really stepped it up on this one. From the first dismembered body down to the last obliteration kill, i was hooked and couldn't stop playing. I am a huge ninja gaiden fan so i may be a little partial, but this is one of the most challenging yet still playable games out. The story line is your typical ninja gaiden story with a little modern twist. The new enemies are exciting to play against every time i pick up my controller. If you have not picked this game up, do so and hang on to it for months to come. It is easily replayable and the achievements are easy enough to keep you interested.

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