Ninja rule the world with Shinobi no Kikan, a new short film for The Messenger, out today

If you’re ready for some high-octane ninja fun, Devolver Digital and Sabotage have released a new short film to advertise today’s release of The Messenger on Nintendo Switch and PC. Entitled Shinobi no Kikan, the film blends live action and gameplay into the story.

Sabotage and Devolver Digital have released the critically-acclaimed ninja adventure The Messenger on Nintendo Switch and PC. Hailed as “the best retro tribute since Shovel Knight” in a flurry of rave reviews, The Messenger arrives as one of the best-reviewed Nintendo Switch games of the year.

The Messenger’s launch is heralded by Shinobi No Kikan, a short film that mixes live action, animated sprites, and gameplay into an abridged story of the game’s hero as he sets out on his seemingly impossible quest.

Check out the short film above, and stay tuned for more news here on Gaming Trend.

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