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Shadow of the Beast

Rating Summary

Based on 41 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

28%

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Based on 41 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 17, 2016
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: Heavy Spectrum Entertainment Labs

Publisher: Sony

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platformer

Shadow of the Beast is an action adventure game where you seek to dethrone the evil lord Maletoth.

Shadow of the Beast Critic Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Heavy Spectrum's affectionate, idiosyncratic reboot summons the spirit of the original Shadow of the Beast, as well as some of its faults.

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A stunning work of imagination that turns the shallow spectacle of the original into a gorgeous-looking action game with real depth and replayability.

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Shadow of the Beast's recreation leaves no room for modern ideas

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A reimagining of a cult classic is beset by uninspired level designs and unrefined combat.

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