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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z
New Screens Show Massive Boss Fight
on March 13, 2014 at 12:54 PM
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z's March 18 release date is fast approaching, and some new screens give players a better idea of the boss battles they will be experiencing come Tuesday. The screenshot gallery below depicts Yaiba facing off against a mysterious boss in his many forms among a temple reminiscent...
Final Developer Diary Talks About Art Style
on March 11, 2014 at 12:19 PM
You may have noticed that Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z sports a very different art style than the previous Ninja Gaiden games with Ryu. The latest and final developer diary for Yaiba explains why they went with the cel shaded, comic book-style visuals. Keiji Inafune, conceptor of Yaiba, explains in the video...
PC Version Delayed, Receives Pre-order Discount
on March 06, 2014 at 12:09 PM
Those looking forward to picking up Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z on the PC will have to wait a few days longer than those picking up the console version, but will be rewarded with a discount. For two weeks, starting March 7, Yaiba can be pre-ordered for $49.99 on Steam. Along with the news of the PC discount...
Third Developer Diary Explores The Concept Of The Goofy Zombies
on February 26, 2014 at 12:23 PM
The latest developer diary for Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z focused on how the concept of its strange zombie enemies was born, and how they will have a goofy edge to them. Apart from their silliness, they will stray further from traditional zombie design, and some will have elemental powers. Their humorous...
Yaiba Beats His Enemies At Their Own Game
on February 21, 2014 at 10:17 AM
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z's hero has a useful talent: He can take weapons (and even body parts) from his fallen opponents, and use them as he battles armies of zombies. After looking at one towering enemy, it's clear that Yaiba's ingenuity will be quite handy. The trailer below shows a battle...
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Developer Diary Examines Its New Cyber Ninja
on February 11, 2014 at 08:06 PM
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is a Ninja Gaiden game, but it doesn't star Ryu Hayabusa. It stars Yaiba Kamikaze, a cyber ninja. The latest developer diary for the game examines his creation. You can check out the developer diary below with executive producer Yosuke Hayashi, producer and conceptor Keiji Inafune...
Cyborg Ninja Yaiba Faces Off Against Ryu Hayabusa In New Screens
on January 31, 2014 at 11:21 AM
The upcoming Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is getting a special edition sure to please fans of developer Team Ninja. Included in the special edition is a full color comic book by Dark Horse Comics and a copy of the game’s original soundtrack. For fans of another Team Ninja franchise, Dead or Alive, the...
First Developer Diary Brings Together Three Studios
on January 21, 2014 at 10:12 AM
Tecmo Koei’s upcoming Ninja Gaiden spinoff, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, isn’t like Ryu Hayabusa’s adventures. The cel-shaded bloodiest coming to Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 stars a coarse ninja, some questionable humor, and a lot of undead sword fodder. In this first developer diary, you’ll...
Teaser Trailer Demonstrates How A Ninja Cyborg Defeats Zombies
on October 25, 2013 at 02:47 PM
A new teaser trailer shows a look at Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z's bloody combat and cel-shaded art style. In the trailer, main character Yaiba can be seen using zombie limbs, a chain attached to his robot hand, a katana, and even his fists to take out hordes of the undead. Some enemy types are also shown...
Behold, The Seven Zombie Types Of Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z
on August 23, 2013 at 02:28 PM
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z's variety of zombies is as gonzo as its core concept. If you aren't up to speed on this game yet, it stars a ninja named Yaiba who was sliced in two and reconstructed as a cyborg. He now has a metal arm that can transform into a chainsaw. Who does he use this weapon against...
Using Zombies As Weapons In Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z
on June 13, 2013 at 05:42 PM
Tecmo has been much-criticized for the last decade for releasing numerous versions of the same Ninja Gaiden games. With the wacky Yaiba Ninja Gaiden Z, gamers won’t have any reason to complain about re-using old ideas. Series star Ryu Hayabusa is seen in the game’s first cutscene, as he violently...
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z Developer Interview
on March 27, 2013 at 07:10 PM
Team Ninja's Yosuke Hayashi and Comcept's Keiji Inafune met to discuss Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z and set up some cameras to record their conversation. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z has been a bit of a mystery since it was announced. In the video below, Hayashi and Inafune discuss details of the game, and...
Check Out This Side-Story's Comic-Book Flair
on March 27, 2013 at 02:35 AM
Today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, Team Ninja and Comcept showed off Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z. Heading the discussion about the the cyborg ninja vs. zombie game were Mega Man/Onimusha/Dead Rising creator and Comcept boss Keiji Inafune and Team Ninja Lead Yasuke Hayashi...
Yaiba Headed To Current Gen Consoles
on December 27, 2012 at 03:13 PM
Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune announced that he was working with Tecmo on a zombie-themed Ninja Gaiden game, but at the time the company was cryptic about which console the new game would release for. It seems that the bloody cat is out of the bag. As Siliconera recently reported, a bunch of new job...
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