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Shadow Man (Windows)

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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 Windows Near a bridge
Shadow Man Windows Shadow Man's usual activity: jumping
Shadow Man Windows Use the Teddy-bear to travel between the worlds!
Shadow Man Windows Your girlfriend

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) Sep, 1999 90 out of 100 90
Game Over Online Aug 07, 1999 86 out of 100 86
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Aug 04, 1999 85 out of 100 85
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Aug 28, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Spel för Alla Nov, 1999 8 out of 10 80
IGN Aug 27, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 30, 1999 7 out of 10 70
FiringSquad Aug 27, 1999 60 out of 100 60
Just Adventure Mar 29, 2003 C- 42

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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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robotriot (8637) added Shadow Man (Windows) on Nov 05, 1999
Other platforms contributed by Grant McLellan (545)