Classic adventure game ‘Shadowgate’ makes its way to consoles Fall 2018

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A mere thirty one years after Shadowgate’s debut on the ‘Apple Macintosh’, it’s returning on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One. The plot is very 80’s, tasking the player character, the last survivor of a line of magnificent and heroic kings, with defeating the Warlock Lord before he can summon the hellish demon Behemoth. The game isn’t just being rereleased, developer Abstraction Games are making sure the transition from 1987 to 2018 will be smooth as possible. This includes streamlined User Interfaces, new puzzles, new object interactions and much more.

Key Features

  • Classic adventure gameplay: Inventory, UI, mapping systems and more will help you defeat evil
  • Beautiful environments: Featuring beloved locations as well as brand new areas in a hand-painted art style
  • Plenty of Puzzles: Both new and old puzzles feature in this version
  • Difficulty Levels: Play through the game multiple times with four varied difficulty settings including Ironman mode. This disables saves and requires finishing the game in one try
  • Retro Effect: Play the game in its original state featuring NES music, pixelated transition and classic text
  • Storytelling: Shadowgate features dramatic cut-scenes and all the same great storytelling you expect from the original creators
  • Cinematic Score: A digitally-orchestrated, dynamic soundtrack that changes with gameplay by composer Rich Douglas
  • Soundscapes: A complete atmospheric and puzzle-based sound design featuring hundreds of sound effects
  • On Xbox you’ll have achievements, on PlayStation you’ll have trophies to appease the completionist inside
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