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Back of Jewel Case - TurboGrafx CD (US):

    SHADOW OF THE
    BEAST

    Kidnapped as a child by the evil Beast-Mages, you have been transformed into a creature of fearsome power, agility and strength. In this guise you faithfully serve the Beast and its cohorts for many years as their warrior-messenger. Until one day you discover an awrul secret the truth about your past... a truth that drives you wild with anger and sends you on a trail of bloody revenge against your master. Now the time has come to enter the shadow of the Beast !

    Your task is to fight your way through several different regions in order to reach the heart of the enemy's stronghold, where you will face your ultimate adversary. Along the way you will encounter an awesome array of monsters and traps. Be ruthless, be quick...for only the strongest and toughest can hope to survive.

    Prepare to live by your wits, relying on split-second reactions and ingenuity. Combat the diabolical creatures. Dodge the deadly plantlife. Overcome the devious traps, find and use the long-lost artifacts. Feel the adrenalin pumping as the tension becomes almost unbearable.... Prepare to enter the Shadow of the Beast !

    Number of player 1
    Special Features
    • Awesome music soundtrack
    • Multiple scrolling
    • Terrific animation scenes
    Recommended ages: 10 to adults

    Contributed by jean-louis (53914) on Apr 25, 2020.

Back of Box - Spectrum (DE-FR-IT-UK):

    SHADOW OF THE BEAST

    Y COMPRIS INSTRUCTIONS FRANCAISES. MIT DEUTSCHER ANLEITUNG. INSTRUZIONI ITALIANE COMPRESE.

    This 8 Bit version of last year's classic 16 Bit smash hit brings you all the blood pounding tension and adrenalin pumping arcade action of the original.

    • Superb Graphics Parallax scrolling
    • Atmospheric Sound Track
    • Vast array of vicious monsters
    • Multi-screen fast and furious action

    ONLY
    GREMLIN
    CAN DO
    THIS...


    Contributed by jean-louis (53914) on Apr 24, 2020.

UK advertisement in magazine ST Format 1990/11 (issue #16):
    NOW AVAILABLE ON THE ATARI ST

    SHADOW OF THE BEAST

    A whole new dimension in computer games. Winner of 6 International Awards on the Amiga. The game ST owners have been waiting for. 350 screens - 132 unique monsters. Multiple levels of parallax scrolling. 2 Mb of graphics compressed in 2 disks.
    Amiga Screen Shots.
    Amiga/Atari ST £24.99

    SEEING IS BELIEVING

    Contributed by Jo ST (24065) on Jul 25, 2015.

Advert in Commodore Format (Issue 06 Mar 91 Back Cover) – UK:

    UNLEASHED

    FOR YOUR COMMODORE 64

    SHADOW OF THE
    BEAST

    THE 16-BIT MASTERPIECE NOW FOR YOUR COMMODORE 64

    A WHOLE NEW WORLD OF FUN & EXCITEMENT WITH COMMODORE 64 GAME CARTRIDGES

    ★ SUPERLATIVE GRAPHICS & SOUND
    ★ INSTANT LOADING
    ★ UNLEASH THE TRUE POWER OF YOUR C64

    IMMEDIATE ACCESS OF UP TO 2 MEG!

    ZZAP 64 "Amazing graphics... with superb soundtrack and brilliant backgrounds... completing the game is an immense challenge... The ultimate in entertainment software..."
    AMIGA ACTION "On seeing Beast for the first time, I was convinced that this was the best gameI'd seen... Beast scores highly both in graphics and sound departments... adds up to one hell of a well presented game."

    Contributed by FatherJack (62727) on Dec 10, 2014.

Lynx Manual Intro:
    SHADOW OF THE BEAST

    Long ago, the Beast Lord conquered the world and banished all light. A mysterious child was born into this darkness. The Beast Lord's warrior priests knew of the birth and warned the evil king that this child would someday destroy the Beast Lord and return light to the world. In terror, the Beast Lord ordered the child captured and transformed him into a demon of darkness. But when he reached maturity, the demon learned the with of his past and set out to destroy the Beast Lord and all his wicked minions. To succeed, the demon must go deep within the Beast Lord's kingdom, into the very Shadow of the Beast!

    Contributed by Jeanne (76308) on Aug 07, 2003.

Back Cover - Lynx:
    After all the years of torture and waiting, the time has finally come! Now you must go deepwithin the Beast Lord's dark kingdom and do battle hand-to-hand. Only you can restore the world to light and exact your personal revenge!

    Contributed by Jeanne (76308) on Aug 07, 2003.

Back Cover - Genesis European version:
    Battle your way through 13 levels of challenging action
    Defeat over 100 huge, animated monsters
    8 Mega of Ultra-compressed memory

    Contributed by Jeanne (76308) on Aug 07, 2003.

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