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Entertainment USA
Icon Design Ltd
Arcade: Solo beat-em-up
ZX Spectrum 48K

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Richard Eddy, Robin Candy
Chris Bourne

50% Issue 37

RICKY: Get ready for the usual scenario which bears only some distant relationship to the backdrops and very little to the game itself...

A remote relative of Ninja, our hero, has just had his temple robbed by a bunch of evil ninjas. So off trots Ninja (the good one) to kill off all the other ninjas (the bad ones), who are still lurking in the temple. These bad ninjas have beautifully Oriental names such as Thug.

Ninja had potential, but it's amateurish and ridiculously easy. The enemies can all be killed with a couple of low kicks or by lobbing shuriken start at the, So Ninja has very little to offer the dedicated combateer, despite its budget price tag.

ROBIN: This budget beat-'em-up is one of the worst of the bunch. The graphics are very simplistic, with poor animation, and there's only the odd sound effect. It doesn't take long to get tired of Ninja - even though it's so cheap, steer clear of it,