Ninja Gaiden III On Wii U: Well, It Sucks Less

When Ninja Gaiden III came out, I was none too kind to it. As a long standing fan of the franchise, it just did too many questionable things: QTEs in combat, long-winded villains and an uncomfortable scene in which you're forced to murder somebody while he pleads for his life and the welfare of his children.

So when I popped Ninja Gaiden III: Razor's Edge in I was surprised to find, well, an actual Ninja Gaiden game. The combat feels more like Ninja Gaiden I & II and they even removed the awkward dad-murdering scene. Hey, thanks for that!

In the video above, you'll see a sample of some of the more traditional combat from one of the challenge modes in the game. Does that mean it's great? I haven't played it enough to make a decision. But I do know that it sucks less than it used to.


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    Remember when Itagaki said this game was going to fail so hard because the new guy directing it was a giant wannabe? I thought he was being a bit arrogant when I heard it at the time, but now...

    So they took out all the crap and added all the stuff that made Ninja Gaiden II awesome??! Where's the update for the Xbox release?!

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