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Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos
|Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos|
|Platform(s)||Virtual Console, NES|
JP April 6, 1990
NA May, 1990
EU October 27, 1994
NA October 15, 2007
|Input methods||Wii Remote, GameCube Controller, Classic Controller|
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Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos is a platform game developed and published by Tecmo for the Nintendo Entertainment System and later released for the Wii's Virtual Console. The events in Ninja Gaiden II take place one year after the events in the first Ninja Gaiden game. It is about an evil emperor named Ashtar who, after hearing of Jaquio's defeat, devises a plan to take over the world and engulf it in darkness through an evil sword called the Dark Sword of Chaos.
Problems that may occur with any NES title on Dolphin are listed below.
DirectX with NES Games
Most NES games suffer strange graphical issues when using the DirectX backend with some graphics drivers; notably NVIDIA. This is a driver bug.
As of 5.0-4869, the D3D driver bugs can be worked around by setting Ubershaders to Exclusive/Synchronous (Ubershaders). It's unknown what exactly is going on with the driver that's causing Exclusive Ubershaders/Synchronous (Ubershaders) to work properly.
This seems to have been rectified at some point, though it's unclear what resolved it.
This title does not have any additional game-specific problems.
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|4.0-8445||Windows 7||Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.8 GHz||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760||Works OK. Requires EFB2RAM.||JMC47|
- Tecmo (Developer)
- Tecmo (Publisher)
- Ninja Gaiden (Series)
- Japan (Release region)
- North America (Release region)
- Europe (Release region)
- 1990 (Initial release year)
- Platform (Genre)
- Single-player (Game mode)
- Single-player only (Game mode)
- 1 (Players supported)
- Wii Remote (Input supported)
- GameCube Controller (Input supported)
- Classic Controller (Input supported)
- 5 stars (Rating)
- Tested On (Release): 4.0
- Tested On (OS): Windows
- Tested On (CPU): Intel
- Tested On (GPU): NVIDIA
- Untested for 10000+ revisions
- Virtual Console games
- NES games