DescriptionYou'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.
- "Тень" -- Russian spelling
- "Shadow Man: Rette deine Seele" -- German title
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|Resident Mario||Dreamcast||Ace of Sevens (4225)|
|A creepy but cool game||Dreamcast||Exodia85 (2133)|
|GamesFirst!||Windows||Oct 11, 1999||100|
|Total! (Germany)||Nintendo 64||Sep, 1999||1.25 out of 6||95|
|Video Games||Dreamcast||Jan, 2000||95 out of 100||95|
|X64||Nintendo 64||Sep, 1999||93 out of 100||93|
|Game Over Online||Windows||Aug 07, 1999||81 out of 100||81|
|Video Games||PlayStation||Oct, 1999||74 out of 100||74|
|NowGamer||Dreamcast||Nov 30, 1999||7.2 out of 10||72|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Windows||Sep 30, 1999||7 out of 10||70|
|Planet Dreamcast||Dreamcast||Feb 24, 2000||6.5 out of 10||65|
|IGN||PlayStation||Sep 10, 1999||4 out of 10||40|
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German versionThere 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.
InspirationShadow Man is based on the Valiant/Acclaim comics title of the same name.
Spencer FearonThe body double used for the game is Spencer 'The Spirit' Fearon, then a professional boxer but now more famous as a promoter, cornerman and pundit within the sport.
- 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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