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Shinobi II: The Silent Fury

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Shinobi II: The Silent Fury
System(s): Sega Game Gear
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,500 G-3315
Sega Game Gear
US
$34.99 2421
Sega Game Gear
EU
2421
Sega Game Gear
BR
075280

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Shinobi II: The Silent Fury, known as The GG Shinobi II (The GG忍II) in Japan, is the sequel to The GG Shinobi. It was released for the Sega Game Gear in 1992.

Gameplay

Characters

Red Ninja

Main Weapon: Short range sword slash.

Special Technique: None

Ninjutsu: Teleports to the beginning of the level.

Blue Ninja

Main Weapon: Mid range strike with Manriki-Kusari.

Special Technique: Use the chain to swing from grappling points.

Ninjutsu: Tatsumaki. Turns into a whirlwind and can fly around the screen. Can be used to reach high up places.

Yellow Ninja

Main Weapon: A large shuriken with sharp edges that can return to user after throwing. (Seems like a bad idea)

Special Technique: Walk over Water

Ninjutsu: Ikazuchi. Creates a shield of lightning around the user that will protect him for a set amount of time.

Pink Ninja

Main Weapon: Short range bombs. Heavy damage to most enemies.

Special Technique: Walk on ceilings.

Ninjutsu: Flash. Illuminates dark areas until the area is cleared.

Green Ninja

Main Weapon: Small Shurikens. Weak power but longest range.

Special Technique: Double jump. While double jumping, pressing the attack button fires shurikens towards to front.

Ninjutsu: Earthquake. Damages all enemies in the screen and destroys weakened boulders.

Rounds

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Castle
The Pink Crystal is hidden within the castle, with the Pink Ninja joining your team on defeating the boss.
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Building
The Yellow Crystal is hidden here, and the Yellow Ninja is unlocked after beating the round.
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Canyon
The Blue Crystal can be found within the caves of the canyon, and the Blue Ninja held by the round's boss.
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Factory
The Green Crystal is somewhere in the Factory, and defeating the boss will reward you with the Green Ninja.
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Enemy's Base
Unlocked once you have all the Crystals and Ninjas, this incredibly tough maze has a few surprises before you reach the final boss...

Versions

Localised names

Also known as
Language Localised Name English Translation
English Shinobi II: The Silent Fury Shinobi II: The Silent Fury
English (US) Shinobi II: The Silent Fury Shinobi II: The Silent Fury
Japanese The GG忍II The GG Shinobi II

Production credits


Magazine articles

Main article: Shinobi II: The Silent Fury/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Print advert in Mega Force (ES) #11: "Marzo 1993" (1993-xx-xx)
also published in:

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 [8]
88 [9]
90 №14
91 [10]
90 [11]
73 №38, p70
90 №17, p37
83 №5, p18/19
84 [12]
Sega Game Gear
85
Based on
9 reviews

Game Gear, US
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Cover
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Cart
Shinobi II GG US Manual.pdf
Manual
Game Gear, EU
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, JP
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Cover
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Cart
Game Gear, BR
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Cover
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Cart

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Game Gear
 ?
CRC32 30F1C984
MD5 8FA7438DEC1403F2E9D7B1CA60B29F1A
SHA-1 2E7303F82D885CB84FA557E211954808C8EBE779
256kB Cartridge (US/EU)

References


Games in the Shinobi Series
Arcade
Shinobi (1987) | Shadow Dancer (1989)
Sega Master System
Shinobi (1988) | The Cyber Shinobi (1990) | Shadow Dancer (1991)
Commodore Amiga
Atari ST
Amstrad CPC
Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
IBM PC compatibles
MSX
Shinobi (1989)
Sega Mega Drive
The Revenge of Shinobi (1989) | Shadow Dancer: The Secret of Shinobi (1990) | Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (1993)
Sega Game Gear
The GG Shinobi (1991) | The GG Shinobi II: The Silent Fury (1992)
Sega Saturn
Shinobi Legions (1995)
Game Boy Advance
The Revenge of Shinobi (2002)
Sony PlayStation 2
Shinobi (2002) | Nightshade (2003)
Nintendo 3DS
Shinobi 3D (2011) | 3D Shinobi III (2013)
Nintendo Switch
Sega Ages Shinobi (TBD)
Shinobi related media
Music
The Super Shinobi & Works (1989) | Shinobi Original Soundtrack (2002) | Legend of Joe Musashi: Shinobi Music Collection (2009) | Shinobi 3D Original Soundtrack (2012) | Kunoichi Original Soundtrack (2014) | Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master (2015) | The Revenge of Shinobi (2016)
Book
Shinobi: The Fear Pavilion (1994) | Shin Shinobi Den Hisshou Kouryaku Hou (199x) | Shinobi: The Rise of Hotsuma (2002) | Shinobi The Complete Guide (2002) | Prima's Official Strategy Guide: Shinobi (2002) | Kunoichi Koushiki Guide Book (2003) | Kunoichi Perfect Guide (2004)