Shadow Man Remastered Review (Steam)

Shadow Man Remastered

He is coming, stalking criminals within the spirit world and therefore the world. A possessed man is coming, a voodoo mask in his chest and features of power in his back. Shadow Man is coming, trailing evil from Liveside to Deadside. to prevent an apocalypse. to save your soul.


  • Old school looking graphics with a hint of an upgrade.
  • Download size.
  • Steam achievements.
  • Controller support.
  • Graphics: Fullscreen, Ambient Occlusion, AntialiasingAnisotropic Filtering, Motion Blur, Film Grain, Depth of Field, and v-sync.
  • Seven save slots.
  • 3rd person adventure gameplay.
  • Can rebind controls for both keyboard and the controller buttons.
  • Invert axis and sensitivity sliders.
  • New weapon wheel to select weapons faster as time is slowed down
  • Field of view slider.
  • Excellent voice work it must be said.
  • All the secrets from the N64/Dreamcast/PC included in this remaster.
  • Save when you want from the menu.
  • Many Collectibles.
  • Auto targeting makes it a lot better.
  • The menu shows how many Collectibles you have and how many are left.
  • Great performance.
  • 3 New Levels:
    • “Summer Camp, Florida” (Day and Night)
    • “Salvage Yard, Mojave Desert” (Day and Night)
    • “Asylum Station 2 – Experimentation Rooms”
  • Remastered music and SFX
  • New music and sound effects for the new (old) levels.
  • New weapons:
    • A second Violator (Consistent with the N64 version)
    • Sawed-off Shotgun
    • New model for the Shadow Gun
  • Restored unused voice dialog in levels.
  • Nvidia Intro Cutscene Textures.
  • New video options:
    • Support for 4k resolution with 240hz refresh rate
    • Dynamic Per Pixel Lighting
    • Clustered Forward Shadow Mapping
    • Order-independent transparency
  • Proper old school.

Shadow Man Remastered


  • No proper tutorials.
  • Confusing to play at first as it explains the whole two planes of existence mechanics.
  • Still has a lot of ugly textures in places.
  • The controller works but feels Sluggish.

Shadow Man Remastered

  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Sound - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Accessibility - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Fun Factor - 9/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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