Explore true 8-bit gameplay with Ninja Gaiden II: Dark Sword of Chaos. This single-player side-scroller showcases the kinds of challenges common to Nintendo Entertainment System games of the era. Released in 1990, this is the second game in the Ninja Gaiden trilogy and, while the plot may be more predictable than its predecessor, improved gameplay more than makes up for the difference. Your task as a player is to defeat the evil Ashtar, who seeks to plunge the world into darkness. In addition to the standard fighting moves, you also have to master jumping and climbing skills to beat this action platformer. Find your power ups and destroy the Gate of Darkness.