Again within the ’80s and ’90s, you could not transfer for side-scrolling motion platformers filled with ninjas. Shinobi. Shadow Dancer. Unhealthy Dudes. Taking inspiration from Hollywood’s late-’80s obsession with all issues ninja, these titles turned arcade smash hits and captivated an entire era of gamers.
Ninjas in 2020, although? Not a lot. They’re nonetheless round, however they’re nowhere close to as in style, which is why Shadow Gangs has actually caught our consideration – it is arguably as shut as we’ll get to a brand new Shinobi sport nowadays, and appears to know exactly what made these older coin-op hits so interesting.
Oh, and one of many sport’s big-bads is a dead-ringer for Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, which looks as if a fairly good bonus to us. Shadow Gangs involves Swap on January seventh, 2021.