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Shadow Dancer Reviews (Atari ST)

Shadow Dancer Atari ST Title screen


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Atari ST User (Aug, 1991)
The graphics are colourful and the sprites are well-defined and fairly smoothly animated. The sound is good, comprising ample spot sound effects and a rather annoying tune. It's the gameplay that just man-ages to save Shadow Dancer and which makes it one to look out for if you're a fan of the beat-‘em-up or the arcade coin-op.
But there's one problem that will quickly irritate almost anyone who tries their hand... just say you're up against the last bad guy, you see the exit sign, you've slogged your guts out to get this far, you're excited, all your mates have been with you all the way - then, you get stabbed... and it's all the way back to the beginning of the level. This could be worse, as each level is split into four stages and you're only banished to the beginning of the current one, but it's annoying nonetheless. It's deep, colourful and an adequate conversion, but the fault just mentioned above may deter some.
ST Format (Aug, 1991)
It's hackneyed, clichéd, gaudy, predictable, banal and stereotyped, but if you like the platform hack-'n'-slash genre then Shadow Dancer is undoubtedly the best of a mediocre crop.
Auf dem Sega Mega Drive war SHADOW DANCER ein Hit. Die Grafiken waren gut, das Scrolling und die Animationen tadellos, selbst die Musi konnte uns beeindrucken. Aber jetzt Schluß mit diesen Lobgesänge,. denn jetzt wenden wir uns dem gleichen Game für Amiga, ST, und C-64 zu. Auf dem Amiga ist der „Schattentänzer“ noch halbwegs erträglich, auch wenn er mit der Konsolenversion wohl kaum etwas gemeinsam hat. Aber schon der ST bringt es kaum noch, über die Version auf dem 64er würde ich am liebsten gar keine Worte mehr verlieren!