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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (Wii U)

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge (Wii U)
alaScore 91

24 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Review


Ninja Gaiden 3 crosses over to the Wii U with a truckload of changes. Is Razor's Edge finally the hardcore action game Nintendo fans have been clamoring for?

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Ninja Gaiden 3 Review: American Ninja, the Video Game


Team Ninja's attempt to force Ninja Gaiden into the Western style falls flat.

Ninjas are cool, right? Take a look back at the great ninja craze of the 1980s and you'll find the black-clad assassins in almost everything from cheesy flicks like American Ninja to the totally tubular Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. While I generally...

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razors Edge Review


Swords, scythes and bows, but no razor ...

Comparing notes with series fans who played the original Ninja Gaiden 3, the new "Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge" has made huge steps towards correcting previous mistakes, with more weapons and higher difficulty. Nonetheless Razor’s Edge will find itself...


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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge review – fine line


Team Ninja's controversial sequel gets a revamp on the Wii U, with tougher combat and more gore – but are the changes for the best?

One of the most substantial revamps of an existing game ever seen, with definite improvements in terms of the variety of weapons and enemies. Anya’s chapters are good fun too

Certain enemies feel frustratingly unfair to fight and the controls aren’t always reliable. Laughably bad storytelling and uneven difficulty

Team Ninja has done everything to please fans short of making a brand new game, but despite its successes this too often feels like an awkward compromise.

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Ninja Gaiden 3 review: Less brutal, less sadistic - and better for it


Finishing a Ninja Gaiden game was a sadistic test of prowess. Notoriously unforgiving and unwelcoming, previous iterations were happy to kick you to the floor right at the start and continue pounding away until you gave up crying like a baby, or, after...

Rejoice: insane, sadistic difficulty given the boot ; New lease of life for the combat - feels more attacking and aggressive ; Stupid, tittersome (in an ironic sense) story

Commiserate: insane, sadistic difficulty given the boot ; Multiplayer modes feel clunky ; Moronic, unfunny (even in an ironic sense) story

It's less hardcore than previous games, making solo play enjoyable, but the online mode is a misstep. Still, while it's not as accomplished as Bayonetta, it's the best Gaiden yet.

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Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge Review


In a console market that's about to be assaulted by Dante, Raiden and even Kratos, Razor's Edge is seriously lacking in precision and balance.

Better than Ninja Gaiden 3 ; Sometimes satisfying combat

Lacking in balance ; Too much going on on-screen

Game supplied by Nintendo and played for approximately eight hours.

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Kick Butt kinda od game


I picked this up for my son because it kinda of reminds me of Mortal combat. It was a cool game I use to play that when I was younger.This product has... Excessive violenceAbout me... Frequent player

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great camara for abiginner


pretty awesome game i cant wait for another great game like this comes out for the ps4This product has... adult onyAbout me... New to gaming

easy to play, and set up

sometimes the game play turned a little boring

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Challenging game, but fun at the same time.


A great game for my Wii U. Fun to play with my cousins.This product has... Like to replay, Excessive violenceAbout me... Hardcore gamer

Graphics, Gameplay, Price


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Fast paced action that never stops.


This game! Once the action starts, it doesn't stop. Sometimes, this can mske the battles seem long winded. Personally, I likes slaying hordes of enemies. I've played other versions, the wii u has thw definitive edition. Just make surw you have a Wii U...

Tight controls, awesome finishers, cool story, customizable skills

The director doesn't feel like putting more Team Ninja games on wii u