Opinions: The Ninja Warriors End July with a bang (update…and August)

July (and August) are ending a little more cyborg ninja flavored than expected! Today marks the Switch release of The Ninja Warriors, Taito’s 1987 arcade beat-em-up best known for its kicking Zuntata soundtrack and extra wide screen length! The gameplay is pretty decent, too, but it wasn’t until the SNES sequel came out that this…

Opinion: Taito Revives The Ninja Warriors Once Again

I don’t think I’ve talked a TON about Ninja Warriors on LVLS; I’ve mentioned it in my SNES Classic wishlist and that’s about it. However, I’ve always thought the games looked really cool and I’ve heard great things from the SNES sequel in particular, so imagine my joy to see Taito recruit Natsume Atari (the…

Opinion: Taito is roaring back on Switch

Taito has confirmed a flurry of activity this week for the Switch; Darius will be making a compilation comeback via Darius Cozmic Collection via the porting talents of M2, and the Square-Enix subsidiary is also bringing a new Ninja Warriors to the system, with additional titles in development, including potential new IP. First off, let’s…

Opinions: If I could design a NES Classic 2…

Nintendo plans to re-release the NES Classic next year, but that’s sort of old hat. If Nintendo came over to me to generate a NES Classic 2 (modeled after the late second model of the console) with the same number of games, this would be what I would supply. Now in this case I’m giving…