Atomic Ninjas

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Atomic Ninjas
Atomic Ninjas Cover.jpg
Developer(s) Grip Games
Publisher(s) Grip Games
Platform(s) PlayStation 3
PlayStation Vita
Microsoft Windows
OS X
Release date(s) PlayStation Vita/PlayStation 3:
  • NA October 8, 2013
  • EU October 2, 2013
Windows/OS X:
TBA
Genre(s) Action Arcade game
Mode(s) Single-player
Multi-player

Atomic Ninjas is a video game developed by Czech company Grip Games. It is a Multiplayer Action 2½D platformer. It was released for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. Grip Games also plans to release Microsoft Windows and OS X versions.

Gameplay[edit]

The game focuses primarily on multi-player. Payers can choose if they want to play it as split-screen or as an online game. The game also includes single-player. There are multiple modes such as deathmatch or capture the flag. Player can choose out of playable 7 ninja and 7 arenas to play in.[1]

Players can't kill each other in direct fight but have to push their enemy into a trap, which is part of an arena. There are also skills that you can upgrade[2]

Characters[edit]

Sergei, the Ninja[edit]

A drunkard and an atomic engineer who love to sleep in work. Thanks to it he is responsible for a nuclear disaster which he miraculously survived and became an atomic ninja. He is looking for the last rehabilitation center to cure himself. Personal quote: "The shovel is mightier than the sword!"

Very Last Samurai[edit]

The position of the Last Samurai goes from father to son in his family. He has no successors. Personal quote: "Honor. Respect. Karaoke."

Masked Ninja[edit]

He hides his face because it is ugly. He killed his tutor who asked him if he is hiding his face to protect himself from fear in his soul or to scare his enemies. No personal quote.

Rogue Ninja[edit]

He has never became a master even though he is great at combat and invisible as a ghost. He always failed in tea ceremony. It fueled him with rage. He kills every ninja master he meets. Personal quote: "Would you like some tea?"

Old Monk[edit]

He is old, wise, compassionate and gentle but has problems with prostate and ungrateful grandchildren. Personal quote: "I had something important to tell you, but I forgot what it was!"

Psycho Ninja[edit]

The end of the world made him more resilient, tougher, stronger and willing to live. On the other hand it made him lood-lusting, giggling, deranged maniac. Personal quote: "Can we cuddle afterwards?"

Zombie[edit]

He became an ugly monster. His muscles became a jelly and his skin started to rot. His only interest are brains. Personal quote: "Brains! Braaaaaains. Brrrrains? BRAINSSS!"

Reception[edit]

The game received mixed or average reviews from critics.[3][4] The most positive review came from PlayStation Universe which scored 75%. It praised portable gaming option, character and their super abilities. On the other hand it criticised limited single-player and the design of arenas and low amount of attacks.[5]

The most negative review came from PlayStation LifeStyle which gave 30%. It criticised lack of content, repetitive gameplay, the visuals and bot system. On the other hand it praised character design.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ÄŒeskĂŠ studio Grip Games chystĂĄ ploĹĄinovku Atomic Ninjas | TĂ˝den.cz". Tyden.cz. 2013-05-20. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  2. ^ "Pražské studio Grip Games oznamuje PSN arkádu Atomic Ninjas - GAMES.cz". Games.tiscali.cz. 2013-05-19. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  3. ^ "Atomic Ninjas for PlayStation Vita Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  4. ^ "Atomic Ninjas for PlayStation 3 Reviews". Metacritic. 2013-10-08. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  5. ^ "Atomic Ninjas Review: radiating on PSN - PlayStation Universe". Psu.com. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 
  6. ^ "Atomic Ninjas Review (PS3/Vita)". PlayStation LifeStyle. Retrieved 2014-02-24. 

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