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Essentially a side-on scrolling beat 'em up in the vain of The Way of the Exploding Fist, but with an epic storyline and puzzles a-plenty.

The introduction, now an Amiga classic, shows the Beast-mage stealing your infant sister and the purpose of the game is to rescue her back. On the way a variety of puzzles, sub-quests and really nasty monsters dog your every step.


Shadow of the Beast II SEGA CD Wow!  Let's watch this door open!
Shadow of the Beast II SEGA CD Intro Title
Shadow of the Beast II SEGA CD Visit this area to to activate a bridge?
Shadow of the Beast II SEGA CD Visit the Goblin Cave

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Alternate Titles

  • "シャドー・オブ・ザ・ビーストⅡ 獣神の呪縛" -- Japanese spelling
  • "SOTB2" -- Informal title
  • "Shadow of the Beast II: Jūshin no Jubaku" -- Japanese title

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Video Games & Computer Entertainment Feb, 1995 8 out of 10 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Feb, 1995 35 out of 50 70
Game Players Mar, 1995 63 out of 100 63
Mega Fun Aug, 1994 50 out of 100 50
Play Time Aug, 1994 45 out of 100 45


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The original game was developed using a 25Mhz PC in PDS 2. Whereas the graphics were created on a 25Mhz Amiga 2000 with a 68030 processor board.

The next game in development after this became the shoot 'em up, Awesome.


According to the Amiga game manual, it took:
    Fact Box -
  • Total Memory Used: 3.5 megabytes
  • Graphics Data: 2 megabytes
  • Music & Sound Data: 1 megabyte
  • Music Sample Rate: 20 kilohertz
  • Screen Update: 50 time a second
  • Project Duration: 12 months


  • EMAP Image's Golden Joystick 1991
    • April 1991: Best Graphics - 16 Bit

quizzley7 (21718) added Shadow of the Beast II (SEGA CD) on Mar 06, 2004
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