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Description

The Ninja has perfected five techniques to help him on his voyage. As he scourges each zone to eliminate the enemies, items appear from trash cans, signs, etc. His mission is to fight his way through six U.S. cities and destroy the enemy.

Ninja Ryukenden was produced by Tecmo in 1988.

Tecmo released 64 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1985. Tecmo was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Tecmo during the time period Ninja Ryukenden was produced include: American Football, Gemini Wing, Tecmo Bowl, Rygar (PlayChoice), Argos No Senshi - Legendary Warrior, Tecmo Bowl II, Back Fire, Ninja Gaiden, Shadow Warriors, and Silk Worm

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Specs

Name Ninja Ryukenden
Developer Tecmo (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8890
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Fighter
Monitor
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 8-way with button - Grab
  • Buttons: 2 - Attack|Jump
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This is a two-player team effort game. Both eight-way joysticks have a button on top to grab onto to poles and swing-kick your opponent. Each Ninja has five techniques: the Triple Blow combo, the Flying Neck throw, the Hang Kick, the Phoenix backflip, and the Tight Rope technique. Players can throw their opponents into trash cans or phone booths to break the items and reveal a secret bonus inside.

The object is to fight your way through six U.S. cities to collect items, destroy the assassination squads, and defeat the end bosses. The game ends when you defeat the head boss in the last stage, and the Ninja finally goes back to his homeland in Japan. As always, he lives happily ever after, until another group of terrorists try to rule the world.

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

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Trivia

Ryu Hayabusa, the star of this game, also appears in the IDead Or AliveI series of games.

Miscellaneous

Japanese version of INinja GaidenI US and IShadow WarriorsI UK.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Ninja Ryukenden Census

There are 14,944 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,544 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,327 machines (6,937 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 5 known instances of this machine owned by Ninja Ryukenden collectors who are active members. Of these, 5 of them are only 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 3 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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