Tenchu: Shadow Assassins continues the saga of Rikimaru and Ayame, elite ninjas who must use their lethal skills to keep the peace in feudal Japan. With much blood shed throughout their master's land, Rikimaru and Ayame must unmask the face of the enemy behind a treacherous kidnapping. Fight your way through dangerous territory and complete thrilling missions as the ultimate ninja.


  • Kill your targets faster through a wide variety of stealth assassination techniques with the PSP system controls
  • Experience Shadow Mode, an advanced level option where you put your ninja skills to the ultimate test
  • Battle your enemies with katanas, throwing stars, daggers, smoke bombs and more
  • Onikage, Tenchu's original villain, is back to create more chaos
  • Explore the highly detailed settings of Feudal Japan and interact with your environment. Unlock hidden levels by collecting special artifacts including Rikimaru's original costume during your epic adventure

This game is also known as Tenchu 4 in Japan.

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A worse game than Tenchu: Fatal Shadows! and BIG change in gameplay/controls. TenchuShadowAssassins
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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Mar 24, 2009 (PSP)
    • Feb 3, 2009 (Wii)
  • Japan:
    • Feb 12, 2009 (PSP)
    • Oct 23, 2008 (Wii)
  • Europe:
    • Apr 3, 2009 (PSP)
    • Mar 12, 2009 (Wii)
  • Australia:
    • Apr 9, 2009 (PSP)
    • Mar 12, 2009 (Wii)
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