Back in the early '90s, the fighting game was king and arcades were consumed by a three-way battle between Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat, and the games created by SNK for its Neo-Geo system. Samurai Shodown was one of the latter, and its combination of samurai-movie tropes, gratuitous bloodshed, and weapons-based fighting immediately made it a fan favorite. Out of its numerous sequels, Samurai Shodown II has long been regarded to be one of the best 2D fighters of all time — and now, for better or worse, it's fully playable on iOS.
Allegedly Steve Jobs was help up at an airport in Japan because he was trying to bring throwing stars with him back to America. While we were excited to have Steve pulling off some sweet ninja moves at the next Apple event, Apple released a statement calling the whole event, "pure fiction."
In non-ninja-related news, the Boxee Box is available for pre-order and debate it's merits against the Apple TV.