Tenchu: Dark Secret

Hide the kids, protect the family dog, and make peace with whatever god you pray to, because Tenchu: Dark Secret has arrived and it's running amok. The latest entry in the once respectable ninja series is downright awful, what with its lack of blood, horrendous top down perspective, and abominable story. But despite these faults, this is a game that I just love to hate. The silly voice acting (what there is of it) is quite humorous and the gameplay is somewhat enjoyable, horrible AI notwithstanding. It's certainly not going to win any awards and you shouldn't pay full price for it, but I urge you to give it a shot. It's a keeper. Hell, any game that can receive a 2.5/5 and still be recommended is definitely worth checking out.

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