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
Part of the Following Groups
- Games with classical music
- Inspiration: Comics
- Protagonist: Black
- Setting: Hell
- Shadow Man series
- Theme: Zombies
There are no reviews for the Windows release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.
|GamesFirst!||Oct 11, 1999||100|
|PC Games (Germany)||Sep, 1999||90 out of 100||90|
|Computer Games Magazine||Aug 23, 1999||90|
|PC Joker||Sep, 1999||88 out of 100||88|
|Power Unlimited||Aug, 1999||8.8 out of 10||88|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Aug 04, 1999||85 out of 100||85|
|Game Over Online||Aug 07, 1999||81 out of 100||81|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Aug 28, 1999||80|
|GameStar (Germany)||Sep, 1999||78 out of 100||78|
|Just Games Retro||Aug 26, 2006||70|
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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
Related Web Sites
- Clan DLAN - Traducción de Shadow Man por VisitntX (Unofficial Spanish translation by VisitntX, hosted at Clan DLAN)
- Shadow Man (Official Site - Acclaim)
- Shadow Man (comics) (Shadow Man in Wikipedia (includes info of the videogames))