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The GG Shinobi

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The GG Shinobi
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): Sega Game Gear, Virtual Console
Genre: Action































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,800 G-3302
Sega Game Gear
US
$39.95[1] 2402
Sega Game Gear
UK
£24.99[2] 2402
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F 2402
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? 2402
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas 2402
Sega Game Gear
BR
R$? 012110



Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
JP
¥286 (300) ?
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
US
$3.99 ?
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
EU
€3.60 4.00 ?



The GG Shinobi (The GG忍), also referred to simply as Shinobi on western game covers, is an entry to the Shinobi series. Released exclusively on the Sega Game Gear in 1991, it sees the player rescue different coloured Shinobi characters, each completely playable with their own special skills.

The GG Shinobi was followed by Shinobi II: The Silent Fury (The GG Shinobi II in Japan), another exclusive Game Gear game.

Production credits

(One of these aliases is Yukio Futatsugi)

Magazine articles

Main article: The GG Shinobi/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
70 №47, p73[3]Media:ACE UK 47.pdf
91 №0, p117
94 №116, p102/103[4]Media:CVG UK 116.pdf
88 №17, p14[5]Media:Excalibur CZ 17.pdf
96 №26, p44[1]Media:GamePro US 026.pdf
78 №8
92 №1, p56[6]Media:HobbyConsolas ES 001.pdf
97 №17, p124[7]Media:Joystick FR 017.pdf
90 №10, p58/59[8]Media:MeanMachines UK 10.pdf
82 №11, p44[9]Media:Raze UK 11.pdf
73 №22, p12
100 №23, p61
79 №6, p28[10]Media:SegaPro UK 06.pdf
93 №13, p27
90 №22, p71
Sega Game Gear
88
Based on
15 reviews

Game Gear, US
GGShinobi GG US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngGGShinobi GG US Box Front.jpg
Cover
GGShinobi GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, EU
GGShinobi GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngGGShinobi GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
GGShinobi GG US Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, JP
GGShinobi GG JP Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngGGShinobi GG JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
GGShinobi GG JP Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Gear, BR
Shinobi GG BR Box.jpg
Cover
Ggshinobi gg br cart.jpg
Cart
Shinobi gg br manual.pdf
Manual

Artwork

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 File:GamePro US 026.pdf, page 46
  2. File:CVG UK 116.pdf, page 97
  3. File:ACE UK 47.pdf, page 73
  4. File:CVG UK 116.pdf, page 102
  5. File:Excalibur CZ 17.pdf, page 14
  6. File:HobbyConsolas ES 001.pdf, page 48
  7. File:Joystick FR 017.pdf, page 124
  8. File:MeanMachines UK 10.pdf, page 58
  9. File:Raze UK 11.pdf, page 44
  10. File:SegaPro UK 06.pdf, page 28


Shinobi series of games
Arcade
Shinobi (1987) | Shadow Dancer (1989)
Sega Master System
Shinobi (1988) | The Cyber Shinobi (1990) | Shadow Dancer (1991)
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)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
The Revenge of Shinobi (2002)
Sony PlayStation 2
Shinobi (2002) | Nightshade (2003)
Nintendo 3DS
Shinobi 3D (2011) | 3D Shinobi III (2013)
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)
Book
Shin Shinobi Den Hisshou Kouryaku Hou (199x) | Shinobi The Complete Guide (2002) | Prima's Official Strategy Guide: Shinobi (2002) | Kunoichi Koushiki Guide Book (2003) | Kunoichi Perfect Guide (2004)