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Shadow Warrior

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  • Available on PC
  • Release Date(s): TBA
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Game Summary

Shadow Warrior is bold reimagining of 3D Realms' cult classic shooter from developer Flying Wild Hog (Hard Reset) and independent game label Devolver Digital (Serious Sam 3: BFE, Hotline Miami, LUFTRAUSERS) for PC and next-gen consoles. Blending the viciously over-the-top gunplay of its predecessor with the elegant precision of the powerful katana, Shadow Warrior is an imaginative take on the classic arcade-style shooter.  Follow the offbeat tale of Zilla Enterprise's corporate shogun, Lo Wang, who is ordered by his employer to track down and acquire a legendary blade known as the Nobitsura Kage. Forced into a timeless battle, Lo Wang learns of the blade's connection to ancient gods from another realm, pushing our world to the brink of destruction. Aided by Hoji, a banished spirit from this mysterious world, Lo Wang must use a masterful combination of gun, blade, magic and wit to discover the truth behind the demonic invasion and banish the encroaching forces back into the darkness.

Shadow Warrior Review

Lo Wang is back, returning from 1997's Shadow Warrior in a reboot game that focuses on Lo Wang's story. Developer Flying Wild Hog delivers a bold reboot of the cult classic, complete with over-the-top, fast-paced swordplay, a really great, unexpected story, and tons of blood... oh the blood. The story has a simple beginning -- Lo Wang singing Stan Bush's "You've Got the Touch" from the 1986 Transformers movie as he drives toward his destination. That really sets the tone for the story, as the dialogue is full of humor, making the game more fun overall. We don't know much about the mission, other than that Lo Wang's employer has ordered him to track down and buy a legendary sword known as the Nobitsura Kage. Needless to say, things... Read Review

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