Grab your Katana, Shadow of the Ninja and Return of the Ninja are Getting Classic Rereleases!
Sharpen your blade, Shadow of the Ninja and Return of the Ninja are getting physical releases on their original consoles! Shadow of the Ninja standard edition will be available in an open-preorder on the NES with classic packaging for $54.99. For the ultimate shinobi collector pick up the Shadow of the Ninja CE for $84.99 which includes a pixel art Hayate & Kaede portrait pin set, an acrylic standee, a commemorative premium metal coin, a 12-song soundtrack, a reversible 18’ x 24’ poster, and a playable Shadow of the Ninja NES cartridge with classic packaging.
To complete your collection you can pre-order Return of the Ninja CE on Gameboy Color for $74.99 which also boasts a reversible 18’ x 24’ poster, a Tsukikage & Sayuri matching pixel art pin set, a premium metal coin, a retro style acrylic standee, 16-song soundtrack, a playable version of Return of the Ninja in classic GBC packaging which includes a retro transparent cartridge. If you’re feeling more stealth you can pick up the standard version for $44.99. All versions are open for pre-order starting November 27th and ending December 27th, 2020 at 11:59pm ET.
Shadow of the Ninja
The year is 2029, the evil Emperor Garuda has rein over the United States of America. You head to NYC and see that Garuda pays for the lost innocent lives who have fallen to his dictatorship. This won’t be an easy task, his lair is heavily protected by his loyal guards. Choose between masterful shinobi Lord Hayate or Lady Kaede to take on the challenge. Bring a friend and send both ninjas in with this fully co-op side-scrolling adventure developed by Natsume for the NES!
Return of the Ninja
Return of the Ninja is a follow up to the 90’s classic developed by Natsume Shadow of the Ninja. You must take on the descendants of the ninja clan Iga. They’ve stolen a secret scroll and intend to use it to bring war upon the earth. Use ancient ninja techniques and tools to fight the clan and return the scroll to its rightful owners. Originally released in ‘01 on Gameboy Color, you can play as Tsukikage or Saiyuri in this stealthy platformer.
Limited Run Games:
is a subsidiary of “Freemode”, an operative group comprised of gaming and entertainment companies owned by Embracer. Limited Run Games is the industry leader in the production and distribution of premium physical video games. Limited Run seeks to celebrate the legacy of gaming through its award-winning collector’s editions. Founded in 2015, they have published over 1,000 physical games, exclusive merch, and collectables. Limited Run is the gold standard in bringing digital games to physical form and now re-releasing retro titles on modern platforms via their proprietary Carbon Engine. Visit limitedrungames.com for the latest offerings and to learn more about Carbon Engine development. Follow the brand on your social media platform of choice for all LRG-related updates:@limitedrungames.