One of the most classic action game franchises of all time


Background Information

Ninja Gaiden is a series of video games by Tecmo featuring the ninja Ryu Hayabusa as its protagonist. The series was originally known as Ninja Ryukenden ("Legend of the Ninja Dragon Sword") in Japan.

The story follows main character Ryu Hayabusa who is also a main character in Team Ninja's Dead or Alive fighting game series. The main story of the game involves Ryu Hayabusa setting out on a quest to retrieve the Dark Dragon Blade from the hands of evil after most of his clan was wiped out.

Ninja Gaiden has a wide variety of games:

Ninja Gaiden (NES)
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom
Ninja Gaiden Trilogy
Ninja Gaiden Shadow
Ninja Gaiden (Master System)
Ninja Gaiden (Game Gear)
Ninja Gaiden (Beta) (Mega Drive)
Ninja Gaiden (Xbox)
Ninja Gaiden Dragon Sword
Ninja Gaiden II
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
Ninja Gaiden 3
Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge

(If you have played all of these you're a badass)

Standing in the Battledome

The verse is quite strong. Apart from Ryu, there are other strong building and at least large building sized demons and can be generally quite strong.

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Ayane Ryu Hayabusa

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