He's got friends on the other side
There's no sense in pretending that Shadow Man isn't a dated experience. But games like this — originally seen on PlayStation, N64, PC and Dreamcast — rather force a re-examination of the somewhat meaningless criticism "dated". Seriously, what does it mean? A change in standards, perhaps. Differing expectations...
Return to the Deadside
If you've been holding out for a physical copy of Shadow Man Remastered on the Nintendo Switch, you're in luck. Limited Run Games has announced standard and collector's editions for the hybrid platform. Pre-orders open later today. A copy of the game will set you back $34.99 and the fancier version is priced at $64.99...
Blackwind! Windjammers 2! Shadowman Remastered!
The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - New Releases: Arcade Archives HOPPING MAPPY...
How does the Deadside hold up?
Next week marks the return of the cult classic Shadow Man, and ahead of its release, the tech experts at Digital Foundry have gone hands-on with the game. This remaster, as you might already know, has been done by the talented team at Nightdive - the same studio behind the re-release of Turok 2, and is running on the...
Dead Cells DLC! Astroneer! Shadow Man Remastered!
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy! Switch eShop - Highlights: Dead Cells (Motion Twin,...
Pokémon Legends, Shadow Man and more...
While it might not seem like there's much to look forward to at the start of a new year, for Nintendo Switch owners in January 2022, there are plenty of game releases to get excited about. We've got the return of IP like Shadow Man, Windjammers is finally getting that sequel, Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous...
Return to the Deadside
Shadow Man Remastered is due out on the Nintendo Switch in 2021, so when is the exact date of its arrival? According to a Switch eShop listing, fans won't have to wait very long at all... The official Nintendo game page says it'll be launching next month on January 17th or 18th, depending on your location. And it will set you...
Coming to Switch in 2021
Nightdive Studios has shared a new batch of screenshots for the upcoming Shadow Man: Remastered, giving us a taste of the game's revamped visuals ahead of release. The game makes use of Nightdive's proprietary KEX engine, which has previously been used on recent remasters of games like System Shock: Enhanced Edition, Turok,...
The Deadside gets a facelift
It might seem like some time ago, but Nightdive Studios only announced the "fully remastered" edition of Shadow Man earlier this year. The updated version of the 1999 Acclaim classic will be running on Nightdive's proprietary KEX engine. It's previously been used to restore games like System Shock: Enhanced Edition,
With cut content from the original game
Remember last August when Nightdive Studios said the 1999 Acclaim classic Shadow Man for Nintendo 64 and multiple other platforms had a chance of resurfacing on the Switch? Well, dreams – or should we say nightmares – do come true. Nightdive Studios, in partnership with Valiant Entertainment, will be...
He is coming, stalking criminals in the spirit world and the real world
He is coming, stalking criminals in the spirit world and the real world. A possessed man is coming, a voodoo mask in his chest and lines of power in his back. Shadow Man is coming, trailing evil from Liveside to Deadside. To stop an apocalypse. To save your soul.
Stalk criminals across two worlds: Explore crime scenes in the Louisiana, Swamplands, a New York tenement, a Texas prison, the asylum and many other locales.
Send Evil back to darkness: Go in armed with high-caliber guns or soul-destroying voodoo powers.
Unravel the Mysteries of Deadside: Gather sinister voodoo artifacts in order to solve puzzles.
Live the Nightmare: Over 40 immersive cut-scenes and hours of in-game speech.
Shadow Man: Remastered is a complete overhaul of the classic game with restored, previously cut content!
3 New Levels:
"Summer Camp, Florida" (Day and Night)
"Salvage Yard, Mojave Desert" (Day and Night)
"Asylum Station 2 - Experimentation Rooms"
New Audio (from the original games composer, Tim Haywood):
Remastered music and SFX
New music and SFX for the restored levels
Restored cut/unused voice dialog in levels
HD Textures for all levels and objects
Nvidia Intro Cutscene Textures
HD HUD and inventory icons plus a new icon for the Shadow Gun
Restored unused animations
Restored several cut and censored models from the original levels
N64 Gad Icons
New weapon wheel to select weapons faster as time is slowed down
Improved destructible objects using Bullet Physics
Levels rearranged as originally intended
A ton of fixes across the entire game to each level from object to geometry fixes
Fixes to the localization for English, French, German, Spanish, and Italian
Over 30 achievements
A second Violator (Consistent with the N64 version)
Sawed-off Shotgun (replaces the second regular shotgun)
New model and many sound variations for the Shadow Gun
The Seraph Queen
Unused zombie restored in Station 2
One arm Tenement Zombie.
Dynamic Per Pixel Lighting
Clustered Forward Shadow Mapping
New Post Processing Effects:
Depth of Field
All the secrets from the N64/Dreamcast/PC included in this remaster
Plus many more to be discovered!