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Shadow Man (PlayStation)

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Description

You're the Shadow Man, a person who can switch between the world of the dead and of the living. In Shadow Man your mission is to prevent five serial killers from bringing the total Armageddon. In the world of the living, you're mortal and have conventional weapons. When you die, you are transported to the world of the dead and you become Shadow Man once again. Which means you're not really mortal. In the world of the dead you can't use normal weapons, your gun shoots ghosts which kill the zombies and the other ugly creatures which live there. You also have different voodoo powers and weapons. And you're carrying a large inventory around.

Screenshots

Shadow Man PlayStation The teddy bear is used to travel between worlds.
Shadow Man PlayStation Enemies become overloaded with energy from the gun and explode.
Shadow Man PlayStation Jaunty is Shadow Man's Deadside guide, and some kind of skull... serpent... thing.
Shadow Man PlayStation Meanwhile in the present, Mike arrives at Nettie's hideout.

Alternate Titles

  • "Тень" -- Russian spelling
  • "Shadow Man: Rette deine Seele" -- German title

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The Press Says

Power Unlimited Nov, 1999 8.4 out of 10 84
Absolute Playstation Sep, 1999 77 out of 100 77
Consoles Plus Oct, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Game Critics Sep 23, 1999 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Dec 02, 1999 4.4 out of 10 44
IGN Sep 10, 1999 4 out of 10 40

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Trivia

German version

There are a number of changes to the German version:
  • All blood was recoloured green
  • Dogs and dog-like enemies can't be killed.
  • In the prison level, the guards and inmates have guns.
  • Corpses and body parts which are part of the level design were removed or replaced with zombies.
A detailed list of changes can be found on schnittberichte.com (German).

Inspiration

Shadow Man is based on the Valiant/Acclaim comics title of the same name.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/2000 – Best Action-Adventure in 1999
    • Issue 02/2000 – Best Sound in 1999
  • Total! (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2000 – Best N64 Action-Adventure in 1999

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Grant McLellan (545) added Shadow Man (PlayStation) on Mar 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by robotriot (8637) and Grant McLellan (545)