Excerpt: Normally a summer ship date is music to gamers’ ears, with the new-release doldrums and all, but with a game like Shadows of the Damned, you almost wish EA would’ve waited until Halloween to charge into retail.
Excerpt: Few games that have truly insane ideas and the gameplay to back them up. Shadows of the Damned has found a fantastic balance between shooting, interesting puzzles that change up the pace and completely bonkers designs to boot.
Excerpt: Simulator games have been around for a long time and usually allow the player to experience the realism of such things as being a Boeing 747 pilot or a top football manager. Excalibur publishing have realised this and given us the simulator we always wanted: Garbage Trucks.
Excerpt: Talk about a title that brings Harley Davidson, Tommy Lee, the undead, a little Spawn and some Resident Evil type of action to your screen! With Shadows of the Damned, you have a title that brings a unique energy but forgets fill up its tank before a long journey, which is what you get in this...
Excerpt: Shadows of the Damned would be the single best downloadable game this year, but unfortunately, it's a retail disc. That, more than anything else, is an objective problem with the game; it's easy, short, has virtually nothing in the way of a post-game or unlockables, and mostly rides on shock value,...
Summary: " Shadows of the Damned " is an interesting ride through Suda 51’s mind, and unlike his previous games it also has gameplay anyone can appreciate. It comic style and rich fiction (if you are willing to buy in to) proves incredibly entertaining.
Excerpt: Horror games are usually dour affairs, though over the last few years we’ve seen the arrival of the Dead Rising series, of which, with its many amusing methods of offing the zombie population, has brought some uncommon brightness to the genre.