Again within the ’80s and ’90s, you could not transfer for side-scrolling motion platformers full of ninjas. Shinobi. Shadow Dancer. Dangerous Dudes. Taking inspiration from Hollywood’s late-’80s obsession with all issues ninja, those titles become arcade wreck hits and captivated an entire era of avid gamers.
Ninjas in 2020, regardless that? No longer such a lot. They are nonetheless round, however they are nowhere close to as well-liked, which is why Shadow Gangs has truly stuck our consideration – it is arguably as shut as we are going to get to a brand new Shinobi recreation at the present time, and turns out to grasp exactly what made the ones older coin-op hits so interesting.
Oh, and one of the most recreation’s big-bads is a dead-ringer for Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, which turns out like a beautiful excellent bonus to us. Shadow Gangs involves Transfer on January seventh, 2021.