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Night Shade: Out Of Reach

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EDIT: Thanks for the the daily 4th award!

You're a Ninja on the run. You have to stay ahead of enemies that are after your head while dodging obstacles and taking out enemies on your path. Be sure to follow the tutorial, it's quick and painless but it does give you information you need.

The game is controlled with the following keyboard keys:
Arrow UP: Jump or move up in the menu
Arrow DOWN: Roll or move down in the menu
Arrow LEFT: Decrease game speed or modify setting in the menu
Arrow RIGHT: Increase game speed or modify setting in the menu

A: Fight a close range opponent with your dagger
S: Throw a shuriken
D: Dive through obstacles, like barbwire fences

The A, S and D keys are also used in optional quicktime events that allow you to score additional points. For those that enjoy game achievements and unlockables, this game has several character skins you can unlock and a list of challenges to complete.

We hope you like it. Beware though, the game isn't easy.

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Very Difficult...

But rewarding at the same time. This is a very fun way to improve on reaction time :)

Mennez responds:

Thanks for your awesome review!


A bit hard, but I did understand the principles.

Mennez responds:

Thanks for your review, I am glad you like it!! :)

i dont get why this game was rated so low

I thought it was really hard at first, but w/ a little practice, i got pretty good and now i have the thug. My only real complaint is that some times the ninja stars dont kill the enemy and that kind of pisses me off. But besides that, excellent job

Mennez responds:

Yeah it got a 3.9 at first but after that the score decreased very fast :(. Nice to hear you've unlocked the Thug skin!

Thanks for your review!


At least once a run I would approach a zipline challenge thingamajig, except the zipline wouldn't be there. I would then press all the challenge keys, only to have my ninja disappear. I would then be running completely blind, without a background of any sort, running into obstacles and blindly pressing quicktime keys, for quite some time. I'm sure when it ended, but...yeah. Anyway, it kind of ruins my fun to have 50% of my health knocked down every run for no discernable reason. That's fairly breaking. But it was a well executed concept in general, and when I got over those little disappearing acts the game was actually quite fun, so I'm going to give you an 8 and hope this is fixed at some point. Cheerio.

Pretty good

Unlocked Segal nin but the hit detection is really off when you get close enough shurikens cant hit and often the dagger wont hit either.

Mennez responds:

You unlocked the Steven Seagal skin? Gratz! Thanks for the review.

Remember; timing is everything.

Credits & Info

3.89 / 5.00

Sep 6, 2009
9:34 AM EDT
  • Daily 4th Place September 7, 2009