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Shadow Warrior (PC)

Shadow Warrior (PC)
alaScore 92

11 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the value for money and usability are on the whole positive. Many are negative about the design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the Shadow Warrior (PC) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 11 reviews)

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Shadow Warrior Review

 

This has been a good year for remakes of classic PC ‘90s FPS'. We've already had Rise of the Triad, which sadly wasn't that good since it was a little too reverential to the original (bringing back the slightly dull primary weapons and the enemies that...

Chopping an enemy’s arm off and watching him feebly try to swipe at you with the other. Or finding a huge Build Engine-rendered secret area.

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Shadow Warrior Review

 

Shadow Warrior's fiery action reaches into the past, but its sense of progression is entirely modern.

High-energy, colorful shooting action ; A great diversity of weapons, with lots of reasons to use them all ; Robust upgrade system ; Lovely, roomy environments make for great battle arenas

Lack of direction leads to occasional aimlessness ; Repetitive boss fights

If you're going to remake a game known for its tacky humor, this is the way to do it. The crassness is here, but it's merely seasoning in a colorful old-school first-person shooter that allows excitement to build organically from the way its systems...

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Shadow Warrior - PC review at Thunderbolt Games

 

Before 3D Realms studio became known as “those guys who couldn't finish Duke Nukem Forever,” they were just the guys who'd made the awesome Duke Nukem 3D in 1996. A year later they decided to follow-up with Shadow Warrior, a Build engine-era FPS that...

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Shadow Warrior review

 

Endless, endlessly cheap innuendo, extreme gore, coloured keycards, complete linearity - all the hallmarks of an exceptionally irritating and retrograde first-person shooter. Yet Shadow Warrior gets away with it. Just about.

It's almost impossible not to to enjoy Shadow Warrior. It's almost impossible not to be annoyed by Shadow Warrior.

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Shadow Warrior Review

 

Shadow Warrior's fiery action reaches into the past, but its sense of progression is entirely modern.

High-energy, colorful shooting action ; A great diversity of weapons, with lots of reasons to use them all ; Robust upgrade system ; Lovely, roomy environments make for great battle arenas

Lack of direction leads to occasional aimlessness ; Repetitive boss fights

If you're going to remake a game known for its tacky humor, this is the way to do it. The crassness is here, but it's merely seasoning in a colorful old-school first-person shooter that allows excitement to build organically from the way its systems...

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