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Three ninjas travel through time to fight an evil corporation. Defeating a "boss" sends you through time to another era.

Ninja Commando was produced by SNK in 1992.

SNK released 183 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. SNK was based in Japan.

Other machines made by SNK during the time period Ninja Commando was produced include: 2020 Super Baseball, ASO II: Last Guardian, Burning Fight, Alpha Mission II, Eightman, Art Of Fighting, Football Frenzy, Fatal Fury 2, Baseball Stars 2, and Garou Densetsu 2: Arata-naru Tatakai

Ninja Commando
Ninja Commando


Name Ninja Commando
Developer SNK (Japan)
Year 1992
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8879
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Conversion Class Neo Geo MVS
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 3 - Shoot-Backward Somersault-Ninja Trick
Sound Amplified Either (Mono or Stereo)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Each player chooses from a selection of three different ninjas. Each character has his own specific style of attack and a special "ninja trick" super power. Power-ups are released from boxes and other storage units along the way. The action scrolls vertically, progressing towards the inevitable battle against a super-powered historical figure e.g. a dinosaur, a medieval samurai, an Egyptian pharaoh, et. al..

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

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This game was developed for SNK by Alpha Denshi.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ninja Commando 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 Common - There are 52 known instances of this machine owned by Ninja Commando collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 51 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 2 active VAPS members with a Ninja Commando circuit boards for sale.

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

This game ranks a 18 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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