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Tenchu Z - Xbox 360

by Microsoft
Xbox 360
Mature
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews) 56 / 100

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  • Experience enhanced ninja play with the Ki meter
  • Enlist the help of fellow ninjas
  • Master the new stealth kill system
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  • ASIN: B000NNFJQY
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches ; 4.2 ounces
  • Media: Video Game
  • Release Date: June 12, 2007
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,553 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes

Product Description

Tenchu Z returns you to ancient Japan as you master the secret arts of the Ninja. Take on 50 stealth ninja missions, as you build up your chosen character. You'll follow orders from Rikimaru, star of the previous Tenchu games, as you collect weapons and build Ninja skills. Patience and strategic thinking will pay off -- true Ninja mastery only comes with keen use of sound, sight and smell detection as you learn new moves and obtain new weapons. The new stealth kill system reward strategy and skill over the usual "run and gun" fighting. Also four-player cooperative play through Xbox Live.

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30 of 32 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not up to the Tenchu Standard July 21, 2007
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Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
I have played all the Tenchu games.
The two shining moments of the franchise are when it was originally released (Tenchu Stealth Assassins) and when it first appeared on the PS2 (Tench Wrath of Heaven).

Pros:
- The graphics and motion capture are improved.
- There is a greater degree of customizability.
- For a Tenchu fan, the fact that Tenchu lives on the next-gen platform is a plus.

Cons:

- Some reviewers have said that the game is repetitive. Others have countered by saying that a game like God of War or Metal Gear Solid is repetitive. The reason Tenchu Z feels so much more repetitive is because there is excessive reuse of locales, whereas in God of War for example, the locales are different with each new level. There is no reason for this, other than lack of time or, more likely budget- because if you look at every other Tenchu game, there has never been a repeated locale in a story thread. In this game you play through the same village, castle, whatever several times. After the 2nd time you've just about had enough.

- One of the things that made the original Tenchu game so interesting and challenging was that the enemies' ninjas would also hang out on the roofs. In this game, staying on the roof and crouching generally means that no one can reach you. None of the characters seem to climb them, even low roofs.

- There is no notion of a boss after each level. This is sad because the boss was yet another element that made the other Tenchus interesting.

As a fan I am glad that Tenchu lives on in the next-gen platform. But I feel somewhat cheated by Tenchu Z's lack of content as compared to previous Tenchus.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars wow.....* bows June 13, 2007
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Im a fan of the whole Tenchu series, Ive been there since the 1st release day of the original on PSX. I originally picked it up not really knowing what to expect, especially since it didnt have much attention from the critics. It became an instant favorite. Its never been huge with critics despite is innovative and groundbreaking gameplay- it was the first stealth based game, But I guess thats how ninjas roll, incredible and unnoticed... the way they strive to be.
Ive played all the Tenchus many many many times through. I can honestly say without a single doubt this is the best. The Tenchu group has removed alot of the old pestering issues and this time around its very slick.

For those of you who have never played tenchu its a stealth based game, and not a tom clancy limited controll sneaking around in a linear dark corridor stealth game - you play the role of a ninja. Tenchu Z by far has blown the world of steath based gaming (as it usually does), scent, sight, and sound are the elements involved. you stand on a roof and if Your shadow is cast where the enemy can see he will notice if you move. You get too bloody the enemy can smell you.. the dogs can always smell you. As your moving around you have a sound gauge as to exactly how loud you are, which is sensitive to the surroudings. In other words u step in water splish splash, you walk on leaves crInch crunch, you walk on loose boards creak creak, you run fast you hear pitter patter and so on. all of these things are balanced well with swift control of character, usefull items, and special abilities.

As with the prior games every stage is replayable. Staying unseen will always yeild the best results and points. Points are now transfered into money.
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Fun to be a Ninja! June 18, 2007
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Ok I'll cut right to the chase and address some of the gripes people seem to be having about this game, then give my review.

1)The missions are too repetetive??: Ok people, you're a NINJA and you KILL people or gather intelligence. BUT, no matter what the primary objective is... you are going to have to kill lots of people! What is wrong with that? What kind of missions do YOU people think should be in here? Maybe a gathering firewood mission or steal money to give to the poor?

2)The AI sucks?? Ok, the AI might not be the greatest (like MOST games) but you have to put the time factor into perspective. In REAL life, if a guard sees you and you run, you'd stay gone for an hour or a day or week, THEN come back to complete the mission. Obviously the developers were smart in realizing people want things not quite that realistic so they sped things up a bit to where the guards forget about you after a minute or so. I see no problem with that, under the circumstances.

So, my review is very positive. I've only done the first mission so far, BUT I've done it like four times and done things differently EVERY time. That is the magic of this game. There are so many options open to you. You can hide in bushes, water, on top of buildings, UNDER buildings, and you can constantly buy new equipment and items to help you out on missions. It's a very welcome step to the game and makes you feel like your "building" your ninja more.

True, the combat aspect of the game is a little stale by modern standards, but of course this is a stealth game, so its not all that surprising that they don't focus so much on that. If I had one real wish for improvement, though, I guess that would be it.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars 5/10 Sorta sucked
I'm not going to say I didn't like it, but it was very disappointing.
The graphics were poor. Glitches were common. Read more
Published 13 days ago by James
1.0 out of 5 stars i want to cry right now.
This game is nothing like original tenchu. At all. It's s***. I never write reviews, ever. And I'm not even going to take my time to describe why it's s***. It just is. Read more
Published 17 days ago by Anastasia
5.0 out of 5 stars i miss playing this game
this game was good to me even though it never was part of the Tenchu story line it was pretty good online had a few bugs and stages token out I wish there were dlc and stuff for it... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Xavier Perry
5.0 out of 5 stars great
Love the game thanks!
This game is great from the look and the level of detail and the combat. Thanks
Published 3 months ago by Geary
2.0 out of 5 stars Wow. This is like... a step backward
I wanted to like this game. When the original Tenchu: Stealth Assassins came out in 1998, it was a big step in gaming. Read more
Published 3 months ago by D. Budzik
4.0 out of 5 stars A few weaknesses, but overall good.
Despite a few flaws, this is one of the more enjoyable games out there on the Xbox 360. I agree with most of the complaints already voiced:
AI isn't really there. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Alex
5.0 out of 5 stars Get your Ninja Assassin on in Tenchu Z
As a fan of the Tenchu series, I really loved the aspect of Tenchu Z that allowed me to create, well... ME. And my master was Rikimaru at that! Read more
Published 5 months ago by Doc
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Condition
My product came in safe and sound and not a scratch or dent on the case or disk. Not to mention it's just a fun game :)
Published 5 months ago by monica braswell
5.0 out of 5 stars Thank you
It was like brand new.Amazing!!! I hope to buy more games from because you are such a great salesman, thank you very much. It is much appreciated!!!
Published 6 months ago by DeAndre Pegues
4.0 out of 5 stars Ninja madness!
Perfect game for any ninja lover! I only have one complaint.... a bit hard on some levels but i guess that a normal thing as its a totally Japanese game. Read more
Published 10 months ago by Kayla Dibble
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