Users can download the Clumsy Ninja game from the App store or Google Play for both Android and Apple smartphones and tablets. It will not play on handheld devices such as the Nintendo 3DS or the Playstation Vita.
Released in 2013, Clumsy Ninja is an adventure game published by Naturalmotion. The company also developed the Euphoria engine, which was subsequently used in Clumsy Ninja. The game has the distinction of being the first mobile game to use the Euphoria engine.
Clumsy Ninja has received many accolades since its release. Within a week of being released, Clumsy Ninja had over 10 million downloads. Following that, the game was named one of the top 10 games of 2014 by Google Play.
The gameplay of Clumsy Ninja can be categorized as an adventure game with simulation elements. Players can play games to raise the ninja's skill and can take the ninja to explore new locations and complete quests. Players are encouraged to treat the clumsy ninja as a virtual friend. In this vein, the game includes clothing customization options.
While the game itself is free to play, there are in-app purchases available to players. When allowing children to play Clumsy Ninja on mobile devices, parents are advised to take measures to prevent unauthorized purchases.