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Shadowgate

Rating Summary

Based on 27 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

15%

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General Information

Available on:PCAug 21, 2014

Developer: Zojoi Studios

Publisher: Reverb Triple XP

Genre: Adventure

Decide how YOU want to play this new, re-imagined Shadowgate! Want the modern adventure experience? Use the wheel-based icon command system. Want the retro experience? Employ the Classic command system and turn on the retro graphics, soundtrack, text box, and room transitions. Want a more cinematic experience? Switch to Immersive mode by auto-hiding the UI and using customizable hotkeys to explore the castle. Or mix and match the options to satisfy your play style. In Shadowgate, there are plenty of new features and fun throwbacks to the original version to satisfy veteran adventurers and newcomers alike!

Shadowgate Critic Reviews

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Shadowgate hates you and wants you dead, but fans wouldn't have it any other way.

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Shadowgate isn't just retro, it's retrograde, and the visual update really isn't as impressive as it first appears.

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It doesn't move the genre forward in any way, but Shadowgate is a wonderful return to the early days of adventuring.

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In all, Shadowgate is a formidable if sometimes frustrating return to classic adventure gameplay. If you're a fan of the original or undaunted by Shadowgate's unforgiving depths, it's worth grabbing a torch and venturing inside.

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