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Ninja Combat

| 1990

Release type:
Units produced: Alpha Denshi Co.
Controls/Input Device: Control(joy8way), Buttons(4)
Number of Players: 2
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SoundMix: Stereo
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MAME folder name: ncombat

Display: raster 320x224 @ 59.19Hz (59.19 pixclock)
Sound: 2 channels

Emulated in MAME via driver neodrvr.c:
Status: good; Emulation: good
Graphic: good; Sound: good; Color: good
Palette size: 0; Savestate: unsupported

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Mameinfo.dat entry:
0.37b10 [Yochizo]


- 0.147u2: hap fixed clone Omega Fighter Special. The game fails to boot or finish post. After showing bad rom errors, the game resets.

- 0.147u1: Fixed maincpu rom loading.

- 0.122u7: Fixed gfx1/2/3/4/5 rom loading.

- 0.89u3: Changed Z80 CPU2 clock speed to 5MHz.

- 0.37b10: Yochizo added 'Omega Fighter' (UPL 1989) and clone Omega Fighter Special.

- 21st November 2000: Yochizo fixed some graphics bugs in the Omega Fighter / Atomic Robo-kid driver.

- 8th November 2000: Yochizo sent in a driver for Omega Fighter and Atomic Robo-kid.

- 25th April 1999: Dumped Omega Fighter Special.

LEVELS: 8 (restarts once)

Other Emulators:

* FB Alpha


* Raine

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Romset: 2016 kb / 8 files / 457.8 zip

Credits Mameinfo and Mametesters Project Robert J. Rabgno et al.
History.dat entry:
Ninja Combat (c) 1990 Alpha Denshi Company, Limited.

The ninja castle must be invaded! After you defeat certain boss enemies, they become playable characters as well!


Runs on the SNK "Neo-Geo MVS" hardware.
Game ID: NGM-009

Players: 2
Control: 8-Way Joystick
Buttons: 3
=> [A] Attack/Super Attack, [B] Jump, [C] Special


Ninja Combat was released in July 1990.


By holding the A button until the attack gauge reaches full and then releasing it, you can unleash a burst of magical energy that can affect many of the enemies on screen. However, this has an effect similar to what happens in Final Fight: when you use this power, it decreases some of your life gauge.

By pressing the C button and then the A button, you can perform a special somersault attack that can be used to knock down a couple enemies in a row.

Only the main 2 players, Joe and Hayabusa, can pick up special weapons like swords, hachets and maces. The other 3 players (Musashi, Kagerow, and Gembu), who become selectable after appearing as sub-bosses, do not. To let go of a special weapon that you've picked up, press the B button.


Producer & Director : Tsutomu Maruyama
Programmers : Eiji Fukatsu, Hideo Kamoda, Yukinori Nishikata, Teruaki Shirasawa
Character Designers : Hatsue Honbe, Kazushige Hakamata, Shinji Moriyama
Scroll Designers : Tsutomu Maruyama, Mitsunari Ishida, Kenichi Sakanishi
Music Composers & Sound Effects : Hideki Yamamoto, Hiroaki Shimizu

Special Thanks : Yukio Gotoh, Yuka Watanabe, Akira Ushizawa


* Consoles :
SNK Neo-Geo [JP] (July 1, 1991, "Ninja Combat [Model NGH-009]")
SNK Neo-Geo [US] (July 1, 1991, "Ninja Combat [Model NGH-009]")
SNK Neo-Geo CD [JP] (October 31, 1994, "Ninja Combat [Model ADCD-101]")
Sony Playstation 2 [JP] (December 18, 2008, "ADK Tamashii [Model SLPS-25906]")
Nintendo Wii [JP] (May 27, 2008, "Virtual Console") [Model EAMJ]
Nintendo Wii [US] (June 2, 2008, "Virtual Console") [Model EAME]
Nintendo Wii [EU] (June 13, 2008, "Virtual Console") [Model EAMP]
Nintendo Wii [AU] (June 13, 2008, "Virtual Console")


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Licensed from Alexis Bousiges under a CC Attribution 3.0 License
cheat.dat entry:
00000103 1032DD 00000005 FFFFFFFF Stage Select
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00100000 101818 00007FFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time PL1
00000000 101811 00000064 FFFFFFFF Infinite Continues PL1
00000000 102402 0000000A FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL1
00000000 100632 00000020 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL1
00000000 10261B 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1
00010000 10261E 00000002 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL1 (2/2)
00000000 1018C0 00000002 FFFFFFFF Maximum Fire Power PL1
00010000 10063B 00000002 FFFFFFFF Maximum Fire Power PL1 (2/2)
00000000 1018C1 00000002 FFFFFFFF Maximum Speed PL1
00010000 102635 00000002 FFFFFFFF Maximum Speed PL1 (2/2)
00000120 100630 00000006 FFFFFFFF Select Weapon PL1 Only works if you are playing as Joe
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL1
00010000 10262E 00000000 FFFFFFFF Joe
00010000 10262E 00000001 FFFFFFFF Musashi
00010000 10262E 00000002 FFFFFFFF Gembu
00010000 10262E 00000003 FFFFFFFF Kagerow
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
00100000 101828 00007FFF FFFFFFFF Infinite Time PL2
00000000 101821 00000064 FFFFFFFF Infinite Continues PL2
00000000 102403 0000000A FFFFFFFF Infinite Lives PL2
00000000 100682 00000020 FFFFFFFF Infinite Energy PL2
00000000 10266B 00000001 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2
00010000 10266E 00000002 FFFFFFFF Invincibility PL2 (2/2)
00000000 1018E0 00000002 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum Fire Power PL2
00010000 10068B 00000002 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum Fire Power PL2 (2/2)
00000000 1018E1 00000002 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum Speed PL2
00010000 102685 00000002 FFFFFFFF Always Maximum Speed PL2 (2/2)
00000120 100680 00000006 FFFFFFFF Select Weapon PL2 Only works if you are playing as Hayabusa
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Character PL2
00010000 10267E 00000000 FFFFFFFF Hayabusa
00010000 10267E 00000001 FFFFFFFF Musashi
00010000 10267E 00000002 FFFFFFFF Gembu
00010000 10267E 00000003 FFFFFFFF Kagerow
60000000 000000 00000000 00000000
62000000 000000 00000000 00000000 Select Cartridge/NeoGeo Type Enable it DURING the neogeo bios booting sequence. If you miss the boot sequence reset and THEN enable it. The Home (NEOGEO) setting may open up other aspects of the game or it may even make the game unplayable.
00010000 10FD82 00000080 FFFFFFFF Arcade (MVS)
00010000 10FD82 00000000 FFFFFFFF Home (NEOGEO)

Credit Pugsy's MAME Cheat file