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Shadows of Adam

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

55%

Critics Recommend

Based on 11 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCFeb 23, 2017

Developer: Something Classic Games

Genre: RPG

Shadows of Adam is a classic JRPG fan’s dream come true. Shadows of Adam brings a compelling story, unique fast-paced battle system and modernized visuals to a beloved genre. Tucked away from the outside world by the impenetrable haze of the Misty Woods, the village of Adam has mostly lived in peace since the days of the Wraith War. Magic, the dark power that fueled that war has vanished. But darkness is descending once more and Adam's legendary hero, Orazio, is no more. 10 years ago he left without explanation and never returned, leaving his son and adopted daughter to wrestle with the dark secret he left behind—a secret that must now be revealed if the children hope to save both Adam and their departed father, though its revelation could unhinge the world.
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Shadows of Adam delivers retro JRPG flavor without the bitter aftertaste of merciless grinding and pointless punishments.

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While its runtime is noticeably short for a JRPG of this style – especially when compared to the classics it so closely resembles – Shadows of Adam is still a really enjoyable experience while it lasts.

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So basically, if you’d love to play an RPG but can’t dedicate hours a day to it, Shadows of Adam could be a great solution on Switch.

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A decent game, but it doesn't do enough to stand out in the oversaturated "me too" retro-game crowd.

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