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NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos

  • Platform: NES (Nintendo Entertainment System)
  • Abbreviation: njagaid2
  • Display name: Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
  • Goodtools name: Ninja Gaiden II - The Dark Sword of Chaos
  • In group: Ninja Gaiden

[Tier: Stars][Console-verified][Fastest Completion]NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (USA) in 09:12.34 by xipo & Samsara.
FCEUX movie (.fm2) (date: 2020-12-18)
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MP4 file via BitTorrent (Compatibility) (size: 66.09 MB, length: 17:08)
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Submission #6929 — Author's comments
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Rating: 9.1 (6 votes)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos story takes place one year later after the first title. Watch as Ryu the superior ninja, capable of defying the laws of physics by climbing through walls.

Watch this run being played back on a real console.

Total movies: 4


[Tier: Moons]NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (USA) in 10:33.93 by stx-vile.
Famtasia movie (.fmv) (date: 2004-03-09)
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- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform

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NINJA外伝2 - The Dark Sword of Chaos completed quickly.

The end credits of this game are quite long. When I was recording this file, I began to wonder whether the end credits are longer than the actual time needed to complete the game :)


[Tier: Moons]NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (USA) in 09:18.27 by Scumtron.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2006-07-31)
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- Takes damage to save time
- Genre: Action
- Genre: Platform

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NINJA外伝2 - The Dark Sword of Chaos completed even quicker -- about 12 seconds faster than the last version. Most of the time saved comes from the boss battles.

The ending demo and credits of this game are almost as long as the actual completion in this movie. The shadow clones are a unique gameplay element not seen elsewhere in this series.


[Tier: Moons]NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (USA) in 09:29.98 by Josh the FunkDOC.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2004-12-18)
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NINJA外伝2 - The Dark Sword of Chaos completed quickly -- 1:04 faster than the previous version by stx-vile.

The ending demo and credits of this game is almost as long as the actual completion in this movie.

We recommend reading the author's comments of this movie ― there's a lot of it. :)


[Tier: Stars][Fastest Completion]NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (USA) in 09:14.32 by Scumtron.
FCEU movie (.fcm) (date: 2007-04-09)
MKV file via BitTorrent (Modern HQ) (size: 37.05 MB, length: 17:05)
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NINJA外伝2 — The Dark Sword of Chaos, now completed about 4 seconds faster than the previous version by the same author, due to lots of small optimizations throughout every level.

The shadow clones are a unique gameplay element not seen elsewhere in the series, but in this movie they are used mainly to make extremely short work of bosses and entertain the viewer immediately afterwards.

The game has a rich plot with lots of cutscenes. Because of this, the author has also supplied the "story" version of the movie, which exhibits the same gameplay but includes all the cutscenes skipped by pressing start (which sum up to about 3/4 of the entire movie). It can be obtained here.
A good sense of humor is strongly advised to note the irony present in some of the later dialogues between characters.

#66784147849212248 - NG2 possible failure
ng2s.bk2 (3.42kB bk2 movie [NES])
Uploaded 2020-10-16 15:01:37 by Samsara (65 files)
For NES Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos (1 file)
In 02:04.93 [7508 frames], 6910 rerecords)
947 views, 109 downloads
Stage 2 boss. Can't seem to use fire wheels the frame after jumping and I have no idea why.

EDIT: This actually isn't the final branch (it enters the boss 1 frame later than optimal) but it doesn't matter since a 1 frame delay is needed to get the boss kill to work (and another 1 frame delay is needed on top of that). I'll just be moving on with a two frame loss to what I can only assume is emulation differences.

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