• Publisher: Konami
  • Release Date: Mar 31, 1998
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Generally favorable reviews- based on 23 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23

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  1. Nov 15, 2014
    This is my go-to game for nostalgic pleasure. Though the platforming-heavy sections are quite average, the Zelda-like dungeons are hugely enjoyable. The impressive boss battles, quirky presentation and fantastic music also help to make this a really fun experience.
  2. Jan 7, 2014
    For a game that was launched in 1998, along with classics such as Metal Gear Solid and Ocarina of Time, Mystical Ninja stood (and still does) by its own merits. This is a very underrated game, as has been stated by other users. The soundtrack is just amazing, one of the best on the N64. Minor problems such as camera angles and bad framerate can be annoying sometimes, but they sure don't take away from the immersive experience Mystical Ninja delivers. Expand
  3. Oct 23, 2011
    i dont undrstand bad reviews i actually liked this game its pretty weird but is a japanese style rpg adventure plataformer and its fun which is the most important thing i loved goemon turning into super sayan and giant robot battle

Mixed or average reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. In conclusion, this is a pretty good game, but I doubt I'll add it to my library since it isn't that difficult and doesn't have any lasting value.
  2. An enjoyable, fun-filled game which should keep you puzzling for a long time to come.
  3. Mystical Ninja had a nation of young adults spiking and dying their hair. Or not. [Jan 2004, p.189]