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“Ninja Gaiden”

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What: Ninja Gaiden® Episode 1: Destiny

Publisher: Tecmo Mobile®

Developer: Tecmo®

Platforms: JAVA and BREW

Handsets: Nokia, Motorola, LG, Samsung, etc.

Product Overview:

Ninja Gaiden Episode 1: Destiny, only available on mobile phones, is a faithful port of the 8-bit side-scrolling Ninja Gaiden game. The Ninja Gaiden series began with an arcade game and was followed by three classic and award winning games on the Nintendo console beginning in 1989. The franchise has sold over 5 million copies worldwide across multiple consoles and handheld devices, including the recent Xbox® game. TECMO Mobile is bringing the original game with cinematic sequences (a ground-breaking first in 8-bit console games) to old school fans and new fans alike. Ninja Gaiden will be available in four unique mobile episodes.


  • Play as Ryu Hayabusa, wielding the deadly Dragon Blade katana, to avenge your father.
  • Multiple stages of classic game play feature the same moves, enemies, and an epic boss battle.
  • New secrets are included for mobile players who unleash their Master Ninja skills.
  • Handsets feature the original music and vibration feedback on supported devices.


Tecmo Mobile ( officially launched in July of 2003, offering wallpapers that featured the girls of Dead or Alive®. This success continued Super Bowl weekend 2004 with the release of Tecmo Bowl®. Upcoming mobile games include a wireless version of the million-selling Ninja Gaiden® series, the international hit Bomb Jack®, and the NES classics Solomon's Key® and Star Force®.

Tecmo Mobile works closely with Tecmo, Inc. to bring the console experience to the mobile market. Tecmo Mobile offers wallpapers, games, ring tones, and applications featuring classic brands now available across a wide range of mobile phones, and mobile content co-developed with next-generation console franchises like Ninja Gaiden®, Dead or Alive®, Monster Rancher®, and Fatal Frame®.

For more information, press only:

John O'Connell

(310) 944-5005 ext. 121

Melody Pfeiffer

(310) 944-5005 x114

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