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Shu

Rating Summary

Based on 47 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

53%

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Based on 47 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Oct 4, 2016
PCOct 4, 2016
PlayStation VitaOct 4, 2016
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Publisher: Coatsink Software Ltd

Genre: Platformer

When the great and terrible Storm destroys Shu's village, he embarks on a desperate journey to survive. On his travels he'll encounter stranded villagers survivors of the devastation that need his help. In return for his assistance, these peculiar characters will grant Shu unique special abilities that he can use to traverse the treacherous path ahead. Their only hope is to work together, in search of sanctuary - and a way to stop the Storm. Can you outrun the end of world?

Shu Critic Reviews

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Shu is a great platformer inspired by some classic games, and although it never quite lives up to that inspiration, it still delivers a fun experience.

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Shu is a game plagued by its own potential. With tight platforming and shifting abilities, this bite sized game could have been a real treat. Instead, you find yourself constantly bogged down in small frustrations and game breaking crashes. I like the game Shu is trying to be, but not the game it is.

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Shu is a charming and elegant little platformer that surprised me with its fast, but also calming, gameplay

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Shu is not exactly a memorable experience, mostly because of its non-existent difficulty and derivative gameplay. Nonetheless, the game from Coatsink is perfect for touch and go moments, has a peculiar style and art, and a peaceful soundtrack.

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Shu - Launch Trailer | PS4, PS Vita

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