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Shadows of the Damned (Xbox 360)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews of Shadows of the Damned (Xbox 360). The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and price. The story and gameplay also get good feedback. There are some critical views about the multi player mode and reliability.

action, gameplay, story, price, usability

controls, reliability, multi player

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Shadows of the Damned (Xbox 360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 101 reviews)

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Expert review by: Calvin Kemph (thunderboltgames.com)

Shadows of the Damned - Xbox 360 review at Thunderbolt Games

 

Reveling in its grotesque aesthetic, Shadows of the Damned exists as an unapologetic celebration of infantile humor, cult grindhouse films, and the unmatched credentials of its creators. As a collaborative effort between the manic creativity of Suda 51...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Mike Morgan (dignews.com)

Shadows of the Damned

 

Shadows of the Damned follows the quest of demon hunter Garcia Hotspur as he travels Hell, attempting to save his love, Paula. Paula was killed and kidnapped by the lord of Hell, Flemming in a flurry of sexual innuendo. This all happens before you even...

Graphics are good ; Characters are over the top and they grow on you fairly easily ; Music is very nice ; It takes a minute, but it gets fun

So many penis jokes... One eyed willy? SERIOUSLY

Shadows of the Damned is not for the li'l ones or even a good number of the big ones. If you do give it a chance though you will probably enjoy it.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Peter Skerritt (gamingnexus.com)

Shadows of the Damned

 

Shadows of the Damned is a story about a demon hunter who battles to save his beloved from a fate of never-ending death at the hands of the most powerful demon in the Underworld. Garcia Hotspur, the protagonist in Shadows of the Damned, is a likable...

Shadows of the Damned, despite some interesting ideas and intense action, falls victim to poor game design in the second half of the experience. Frustrating turret levels, going back to the 2D well one too many times, and puzzles that literally halt...

Jul, 2011
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Expert review by: Mark Steighner (gamershell.com)

Shadows of the Damned

 

It's mature sexual content (and immature sexual humor) that's woven together with gore-splattered gameplay set to a unique and refreshing sense of style."

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Joe Sinicki (cheathappens.com)

Shadows of the Damned

 

Though it tries to be different, Shadows of the Damned often comes off as a dated game, suffering from many of the problems that action games of generations past have.

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Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Matt Cabral (atomicgamer.com)

Shadows of the Damned Review

 

Featuring brain-eating baby heads, bleating goat busts, and a redneck demon shopkeeper, Shadows of the Damned is Suda 51's most mainstream offering yet. Sure, this grindhouse-inspired trip through hell is twisted as all get out, even making EA's last...

Shadows is certainly not for everyone. Still, it’s far more accessible and appealing to the mainstream than Grasshopper’s last few games, while remaining super-satisfying for their faithful following. Familiar, but fun gameplay is expertly complemented...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Drew "Frustrated Fury" Leachman (ztgamedomain.com)

Shadows of the Damned Review

 

Hell can be a pretty harsh place. Demons, monsters and other creatures of the night infest the horrible place and have every intention of tearing you to shreds. Luckily, In Shadows of the Damned...

Fun game play ; Crazy story ; Funny dialog ; Epic boss fights ; Dynamic and refreshing situations

The aiming takes some getting used to ; The 2D side scrolling levels are clunky ; Chase sequences can be bothersome ; No new game plus

Hell can be a pretty harsh place. Demons, monsters and other creatures of the night infest the horrible place and have every intention of tearing you to shreds. Luckily, In Shadows of the Damned, you’re no ordinary person. You’re Garcia Hotspur, and...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: (gamestats.com)

Shadows of the Damned- X360

 

With Shadows of the Damned, creative geniuses Suda 51 (No More Heroes) and Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil) present an all-new vision of hell unlike anything seen before! A psychological action thriller, Shadows of the Damned follows a demon hunter deep...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Gus Mastrapa (origin.avclub.com)

Shadows Of The Damned

 

Taking an absinthe-fueled trip to hell.

Last year, Mikami fired a blank with Vanquish—a highly polished shooter wrapped in a dopey, unambitious science-fiction world. Shadows Of The Damned brings out the best of both creators. Suda 51’s warped, pop-culture-obsessed vision and Mikami’s...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Robert Workman (planetxbox360.com)

Shadows of the Damned Review

 

You can bitch and moan about Electronic Arts' business practices all you like (really, Battlefield 3 will be worth it, kids), but once in a while, the company does make a genuinely good business decision. Case in point – it immediately leaped on board...

As for the gameplay itself, it’s very much inspired by Resident Evil. You can roam around freely using Johnson as a torch, trying to keep the darkness at bay (if you’re surrounded by it, it can easily kill you). At any time, you can switch to your gun,...

Jun, 2011