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Ninja Chowdown is just like a donut: cheap and satisfying

For a little over a month now, I've been on a diet and a fairly restrictive one at that. It's probably not the wisest thing to do during the season of gingerbread cookies and figgy pudding, but, somehow, I've stuck with it for longer than a...

 
 
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Review: Ghostrunner

As I sat down to begin playing Ghostrunner for review, I started explaining the basics of the game to my significant other. When I got to the point about it featuring a one-hit kill mechanic, I was questioned why I would play a game that ha...

 
 
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Contest: Control a ninja tablet in metroidvania Kunai

We've got copies of slick metroidvania Kunai up for grabs in today's contest! Sometimes, a concept is so silly that you just have to stop and watch the trailer for it. And then you watch it, and it turns out it looks really cool! Today is o...

 
 
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Naraka: Bladepoint is a multiplayer ninja action game

I wouldn't have guessed it right away from the Game Awards 2019 trailer, but Naraka: Bladepoint is a multiplayer game. The footage shown at the awards ceremony struggled at times but the basic premise of launching yourself around with a ful...

 
 
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Review: The Ninja Saviors - Return of the Warriors

Ninjas. Where would late '80s entertainment have been without them? In the wake of a string of hit movies showcasing the infamous assassins (usually portrayed by famous Japanese actors such as Franco Nero and Michael Dudikoff), the ninja cr...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Katana Zero

Two years ago, David Lynch and Mark Frost brought the classic television series Twin Peaks back to television with a limited-series run on Showtime. While the original series balanced itself between small-town melodrama and the more curious...

 
 
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How difficult was Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for you?

A few weeks back, everyone started talking about difficulty and accessibility from how hard Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is and we all had a nice laugh as the internet burned down around us. But we haven't heard from how the lovelies within th...

 
 
 
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The Messenger on PS4 delivers a perfectly suitable experience

When The Messenger launched on PC and Switch last year, I was pretty intrigued. The art style looked to harken back to classic titles like Ninja Gaiden on the NES, with Dtoid's own Rich Meister giving the game 10/10. I watched Game Attack s...

 
 
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Giveaway: Fight for your food in Ninjin: Clash of Carrots

31 years ago a man was born. That man liked bunnies and foxes and ninjas, and as luck would have it, carrots were one of his favorite healthy snacks growing up. Fast forward to today and that man really likes bunnies and foxes and ninjas, a...

 
 
 
 
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Preview: The Messenger

The Messenger is the game I walked away from PAX East this year swooning over. The NES-style platformer takes clear inspiration from Ninja Gaiden. Thierry Boulanger, the lead programmer and designer, has been upfront about that from th...

 
 
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Kid Niki Radical Ninja is back in action on PS4 & Switch

Another Arcade Classic is now available for rose-tinted inspection on PS4 and Nintendo Switch, courtesy of retro-enthusiasts Hamster and their burgeoning ACA range.Kid Niki Radical Ninja is a 1986 acton-platformer from IREM, creators of oth...

 
 
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Slick Overwatch Genji Figma coming from Good Smile Company

Good Smile Company have released images of the next Overwatch character to get the Figma treatment, and it's the cyber-ninja that can be the golden boy, or bring complete disaster to your random play, Genji.Genji's Figma stands just under s...

 
 
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Not-so-Taki Soulcalibur statue coming from First 4 Figures

Premium model makers First 4 Figures have announced the next release in their Soulcalibur statue range, and it's one of the series most popular fighters: highly skilled, super-moody, lady ninja Taki.The gorgeous looking statue stands an imp...

 
 
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Your Bad Movie Night Guide, Vol. 8: Miami Connection

Continuing to prove that there was no period better than the end of the '80s to deliver flicks that have stood the test of time and have remained bad, meet Miami Connection. It was bad then, bad in the '90s, and is just hilarious...

 
 
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Live Show: The GTFOMLG Show Episode 12.0

I swear as I do more of these retro shows, like 80% of them are about ninjas. Not that there's really anything wrong with that. Anyways then, it should come as no surprise that tonight's episode of The GTFOMLG Show is, well, about a ninja a...

 
 
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Nintendo seemingly doesn't want N++ on the Switch

Nintendo has made a lot of strides in the indie scene with their "Nindies" initiative. While it may not be a gang busting business, having smaller games come to your platform can be a huge selling point for niche audiences who aren't swayed...

 
 
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Genji's sword is fearsome in real life, too

As a support main in Overwatch, I know Genji's blade all too well. I'm usually its first target! The folks at Baltimore Knife and Sword have made a real-world counterpart (complete with shurikens!) for this episode of Man at Arms: Reforged...

 
 




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