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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z
Team Ninja Gets Around To The Zombie Trend
on March 18, 2014 at 08:00 AM
The concept for Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z could have come from a 12-year-old’s sketchbook during a particularly boring algebra class. Still, I kind of respect Tecmo Koei and Keiji Inafune’s Comcept for having the guts to release a retail game about a cyborg ninja fighting zombies. It’s...
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...
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...
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...
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