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A Series in Decline: Tenchu

In this article from GamingUnwrapped, the author will be taking a look back at a stealth series that held prominence in the PS1 and PS2 days: Tenchu. The article explores why the series has gone through a steady decline and what directions could be taken to bring the series back in today's gaming market. This article is opinion-based.

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GuruGavrill1420d ago

This article makes me want to try the Tenchu Series.

himdeel1420d ago

Tenchu was a good series. It if you are going to try the original, hasn't aged well. I imported the JP version and still have it with the Ninja Scroll it came packed with :) I'm surprised we haven't seen a next gen version yet and maybe we never will.

It was an awesome game where you could go through the entire levels only killing the bosses. I remember the first time I used the grappling hook to escape to the roof tops and thought to myself, this is about to be one hell of an game.

srcBFMVBMTH1420d ago

Ayame and Rickimaru were badass ninjas back in the day. I miss them :'(

HarryMasonHerpderp1420d ago

I thought Tenchu 2 was the best, used to spend hours on the level editor and making my friends play my levels with about a 100 hidden traps in them lol.

srcBFMVBMTH1420d ago

Same here haha. Tenchu is a freakin classic man.

Kyosuke_Sanada1420d ago (Edited 1420d ago )

What makes me respect Rikimaru is that even though he wasn't blessed withe the talent as Ayame and Tatsumaru is was his hard work that still made him rise to their level in skill and in some instances surpass it.

Rikimaru is as traditional as a classic shinobi can get.....

Unlimax1420d ago

A Series in Decline : Activi$ion !

DudeJets1420d ago

I loved them on the old playstations they were such fun titles. Trying to complete levels without being seen was awesome

SnakeCQC1420d ago

i miss tenchu and onimusha

Bathyj1420d ago

I much would have preferred an Onimusha HD collection than DMC.

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