There's no doubt that ninja are among the coolest video game characters. They do everything with style; running, jumping, fighting, even breathing. These games—mostly platformers—were able to capture this no matter how limited the hardware capacity was; ninja always look awesome.

Ninja Gaiden (NES)

source: HardcoreGaming101

The Last Ninja series (C64)

source: Atari Age Forums

Shadow Of The Ninja (NES)

source: KamilDowonna's LP

Bushido Blade (Playstation)

source: Classic Game Room's LP

Zool (Sega Genesis)

source: bleedingangl2's LP

Shinobi (NES)

source: Shinobi Wiki

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Arcade)

source: thecoopmode's LP

Saboteur (C64)

source: Reinhard Klinksiek's LP

Tenchu: Stealth Assassins (Playstation)

source: EpicRickyC's LP

Kid Niki: Radical Ninja (Arcade)

source: carlitoshacker's LP

Do you know any other classic games featuring even cooler characters? Show us your picks with visual support.