50 Games Like Shadow of the Ninja for PC Windows

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The Messenger, Cally's Caves 4, and Rocket Riot are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Ninjin: Clash of Carrots released the 3 September 2018 and ranked #16, The Messenger released the 29 August 2018 and ranked #1, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 12 Bundle released the 23 July 2018 and ranked #33.

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This suggestion collection includes side-scrolling fast-paced games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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It is the year AD 2029, and America is ruled under the dictatorship of Emperor Garuda. Master tactics of stealth as you acquire new weapons and power-ups, defeating numerous foes until you reach the emperor himself.

1# The Messenger - 2018

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As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

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2# Cally's Caves 4 - 2017

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Cally’s Caves 4 is a run-and-gun action game, with tons of powerups, weapons, and levels. When your friend needs your help, there’s only one thing to do: LEVEL UP EVERYTHING!

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3# Rocket Riot - 2016

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Fire up Rocket Riot and blow your way up! Rocket Riot is an action-packed, side-scrolling shooter set with over 200 levels in an amazing-looking pixel art world. Rocket Riot packs hundreds of zany characters, scrappy mini-bosses and tough hard-boiled bosses. Blast your way through the numerous levels or hide behind it, battling the strangest enemies you will ever encounter. Uncover wacky power-ups, navigate through completely destructible environments, or burrow into different areas of the map for surprise attacks. Destroyed objects regenerate, keeping the action fast-paced. But time doesn’t heal all wounds…

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4# Shadow Blade: Reload - 2016

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Shadow Blade is an action-platformer set in a visually striking world where the ancient teachings of ninjas and samurai clash upon a modern landscape. Sprint through stages littered with traps, slaying enemies along your path without hesitation as Kuro, the blade of shadow!.

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5# Velocity 2X - 2014

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This critically acclaimed sequel to Velocity Ultra weaves together two classic game formats into one seamless adventure, featuring puzzle-platforming action alongside award-winning top-down shoot ‘em-up gameplay!

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6# Strider - 2014

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Strider Hiryu, the original assassin that inspired many third person action titles returns in a completely new game for a new generation of gamers as he takes on the Grand Master Meio. Use an arsenal of moves and weapons against your enemies whilst slicing your way through a massive interconnected game world. From scorching enemies to freezing them in their tracks or deflecting a host of bullets, the indestructible plasma charged cypher offers a range of action tactics for players to use against their foes. Jump, climb and run through the expansive game world with the speed and agility of a ninja whilst climbing surfaces to gain that extra height and engaging the enemy from virtually any direction. From cybernetic soldiers to immense bio-mechanical creatures the enemy types in Strider guarantee engaging and unique combat challenges.

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7# Broforce - 2015

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When evil threatens the world, the world calls on Broforce - an under-funded, over-powered paramilitary organization dealing exclusively in excessive force. Brace your loins with up to four players to run ‘n’ gun as dozens of different bros and eliminate the opposing terrorist forces that threaten our way of life.

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8# Nioh - 2017

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Ready to die? Experience the newest brutal action game from Team NINJA and Koei Tecmo Games. In the age of samurai, a lone traveler lands on the shores of Japan. He must fight his way through the vicious warriors and supernatural Yokai that infest the land in order to find that which he seeks.

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9# N - 2015

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N++ is a fast-paced, action-packed platformer set in the distant future. You play as a ninja, darting through obstacles, narrowly evading a slew of inadvertently homicidal enemy robots and collecting gold in a minimalist, sci-fi world. N++ is all about smooth physics, deftly controlling the speed and inertia of the character, and the awesome feeling of fluidly moving through each level.

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11# Save the Ninja Clan - 2017

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Save the Ninja Clan is a platformer for casual players as well as speed runners. You must collect scrolls in order to find your friends and save them. Eventually he will get tired of you breaking the current level and send you off to the next one.

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12# 10 Second Ninja X - 2016

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10 SECOND NINJA X is a blisteringly fast, satisfyingly difficult and surprisingly methodical sidescroller which tasks you with completing each level in ten seconds or less. No lengthy checkpoint gaps. No cluttered control scheme. No hand holding. Get that three star rating, yo! You got this. 1 star. Again. 1 star. Again. 2 stars! Again. Back to 1 star. DAMN IT. Again... 100 levels including all 40 original 10 Second Ninja levels remastered in HD. Individual leaderboards for each level. Unlockables and collectibles.

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13# Bleed 2 - 2017

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A furiously fun and fast-paced arcade action game, Bleed 2 welcomes back pink-haired heroine Wryn, the worlds greatest and only remaining hero, as she fights to defend the globe from an invading force of villains. Master the art of air-dodging and bullet-reflecting to stylishly take down a relentless barrage of bad guys and bosses (and naughty kittys! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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14# Super Time Force Ultra - 2014

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Super Time Force Ultra is an action-packed platformer with a time-travelling twist! You’re in control of time itself, bending and stretching it to your advantage on the battlefield. Rewind time and choose when to jump back into the action, teaming-up with your past selves in a unique single-player co-op experience! Take control of up to 16 unique characters, and battle across 6 different time periods, from the long-ago past to the far-away future.

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16# Ninjin: Clash of Carrots - 2018

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Carrots act as currency which can be redeemed in the Corgi Store for new equipment, or the Shady Shop for special weapons, masks and other customization items. Featuring over 150 weapons, projectiles, upgrades, and more to modify the experience to each players preference, Ninjin: Clash of Carrots is an action-packed thrill-fest with a unique and immersive storyline, stylish environments, and exciting and frenetic gameplay! Ninjin also features a unique survival mode called Oni TV Show where players will fight endless waves of enemies for rare rewards.

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17# Strike Vector EX - 2017

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Strike Vector EX  is a competitive first-person aerial-combat game that satisfies every gamer’s dream of waging dizzying dogfights with super-powered aircraft. Bursting with mech-inspired ships, Ragequit’s game brings a story-based single-player campaign with characters, cutscenes and deadly AI.

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18# Ninja Midori - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Ninja Midori
Screenshot of the video game Ninja Midori

Ninja Midori is an 8 bit platformer game. Akuma the Evil Devil has stolen Princess Sera, The princess has one hope you Ninja Midori. You must travel through the land and rescue the princess form Akuma the Evil Devil's...

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19# The Disney Afternoon Collection - 2017

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All six classic games feature new and improved visuals and include filtering options that replicate a retro look and feel. This collection also offers new ways to play with Boss Rush and Time Attack modes, each of which encourages time-based gameplay and features online leaderboards. Best of all, the in-game Museum will provide history buffs with a wealth of extras to celebrate the era of the original releases, such as concept art, and music all lovingly preserved.

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20# Ninja Senki DX - 2016

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Kinuhime was killed by a ninja demon. Now, Hayate has become obsessed with revenge! But can revenge bring her back?

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21# Rocket Fist - 2016

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Rocket Fist is an arena game with crazy robots in chaotic rocket fist battles. Aim against your frenemies and prove your dexterity by killing each other with rocket propelled fists in this frenetic mix of dodgeball and billiards!

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22# Cuphead - 2017

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Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.

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24# Sine Mora EX - 2017

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Sine Mora EX is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot'em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. The story mode can be also played in local co-op mode.

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