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Ninja Ninja - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Shoot the elusive ninjas before they reach the castle keep.

Ninja was produced by Data East in 1981.

Data East released 174 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1979. Data East was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Data East during the time period Ninja was produced include: Mad Alien, Nebula, Space Fighter Mark II, Terranean, Tomahawk 777, Manhattan, Tornado, DECO Cassette System, Astro Fantasia, and Lock 'N Chase

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Name Ninja
Developer Data East (Japan)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8874
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class Data East Cassette
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Ninja KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ninja Census

There are 14,909 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,197 machines (6,929 unique titles).

Very rare - There is one known instance of this machine owned by an active member Ninja collector. It is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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