A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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As a once honored ninja you have been sentenced to death by your own kind. Now you must defend yourself against a never ending onslaught of your once brethren in order to survive. How long can you last? What will your dying rank be?

Survival Ranks in order of awesomeness:

  1. Peasant
  2. Merchant
  3. Militia
  4. Shinobi
  5. Samurai
  6. Priest
  7. Captain
  8. Daimyo
  9. Shogun
  10. Emperor
  11. ???


W/A/S/D or Up/Down/Left/Right Arrows

Space to unleash a fan of knives

This game was developed as a weekend challenge for ourselves. We noticed an interest in the game and we decided that we would make a mobile version and we added some more maps, a new ability and updated the UI.

Features we would consider including:

  1. Leaderboards
  2. Unlockable player skins

Version 2.00

  • New abilities
  • New maps to unlock
  • New Ui
  • Combos

You can now find a web version of the game on newgrounds.

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PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Jun 22, 2017
Rated 1.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorWyld Code
GenreAction, Survival
Tags2D, Arcade, Difficult, Endless, one-hit-kill, Pixel Art, Roguelike, Top-Down, Violent
Average sessionA few seconds


Buy Now$1.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $1 USD. You will get access to the following files:

DeathByNinja - Linux.zip 22 MB
DeathByNinja - OSX.zip 20 MB
DeathByNinja - win32.zip 17 MB
DeathByNinja - win64.zip 19 MB

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Absolute gem !


This game used to be free :( make it free again :'( please?   D':

There is  a free version online https://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/695558 or on android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.RedForestInteractive.DeathbyNi....  We are going to a release a version for apple soon too. 

We will keep the downloadable versions paid as we put a fair amount of work into the game and feel that this justifies the  price and thought it would be a good way for fans to show  support for our work.   I hope this was helpful!!


Very good game... Ever heard of the game 1 finger deathpunch? it's a really awesome mobile game and I think this game is kinda like it but without bosses. I really like this game good work ^_^ maybe try making a mutliplayer version?? I don't think that's possible but just try it :D

Hey, if you were interested we recently released an updated version of the game onto mobile. 


This is really addictive! I think it would make a fantastic browser or mobile game for slacking off at work.

We are making the mobile and web versions as we speak, will probably make an update about later this week. Glad you liked the game!