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.

Pros:

  • 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

Cons:

  • 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
8.2/10

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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