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What a step forward it was from Shank. In fact, as different as the three games are, it makes a logical midpoint between those thudding beat-em-up titles, and GOTY contender stealth-strategy Inc. Mark Of The Ninja is stealth action, and quite brilliant at it.
I do still wish for non-lethal takedowns, but then I'm nice like that. But it remains a superb stealth game that lets you feel like a real actual ninja (t-shirt tied around your face and everything).