Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

42

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Critics Recommend

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6.5 / 10.0
Mar 18, 2014

Don't be afraid to crank it down to easy mode for a dumb, fun first playthrough.

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3 / 10.0
Apr 8, 2014

everything in Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z shoves the player away

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Mar 23, 2014
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Apr 4, 2014

Yaiba succeeds admirably because it does what so few intentionally "so bad it's good" games do: It makes everything work.

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Mar 24, 2014

The monotonous clear-this-room-to-move-forward progression speaks volumes as to how much thought went into the structure of Yaiba's core mechanics.

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Mar 29, 2014

Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z sullies the name of the franchise. It fails both on a gameplay level and on a comedic level, and really doesn't offer anything worthy of its price tag.

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5 / 10.0
Mar 18, 2014

As for myself, it's just another reminder of why grindhouse style media never caught on; It's vacuous and tedious… just like Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z.

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2 / 10.0
Apr 17, 2014

With the amount of great action games on the market there is simply no reason that you should give Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z a try. It is a shoddily made, awful mess.

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3 / 10.0
Apr 18, 2014

For those that thought this would be a chance to play a Ninja Gaiden that wasn't too hard, stay a far away as possible. Yaiba isn't worth losing a controller or your sanity over.

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56 / 100
Mar 29, 2014

Yet another misstep for the Ninja Gaiden franchise. An attempt to offer something wholly different fails to pay off.

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