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By PC Gamer on 60

Shadwen begins with promise, but has neither the depth nor the variety needed to fulfill...

By Gaming Nexus on 65

Trailers for Shadwen had this game pegged as a dastardly murder simulator, where enemy knights would fall due to the clever machinations you had set up, like some kind of sadistic Rube Goldberg machine. Well, there's a little more to it than that, and...

By New Game Network on 70

Strangely compelling in spite of its shortcomings, Shadwen is an unusual stealth game with a head full of ideas that never quite get the support they need to bear fruit. Worth a...

By WCCFTech on 64

In this complicated world of ours, there's no such thing as black and white. It's difficult for others to understand one's motivations and actions, and, as such, it's common to misunderstand them completely. Even more so when it's an innocent child...

By Destructoid on 40

Has some high points, but they soon gives way to glaring faults. Not the worst game, but is difficult to recommend. How we score:  The Destructoid Reviews...

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In addition to Lily, Shadwen sports several other interesting ideas. Like the recently released SUPERHOT, time only moves when you do in Shadwen. This allows plenty of room to plan your moves. Moreover, if you make a mistake, you can simply rewind time...

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Stalking my way through the medieval town of Rivenden, I often had the distinct feeling I'd been here before. Not because of the familiar art style or the sometimes-repetitive level design, but because Shadwen (Frozenbyte, 2016) takes cues from so many...

International Review By on 60

Metal Gear, Splinter Cell, des noms qui font automatiquement penser à l'infiltration pure et dure comme on les aime. Chacune de ces deux licences ont leur héros emblématiques : Solid Snake, Sam Fisher, des figures masculines bien ancrées. Mais...

International Review By on 50

Die Idee, Stealth-Elemente mit einer Zeitstopp-Funktion zu verbinden, hat mir in der Theorie wirklich gut gefallen. Und nachdem ich mich nach mehreren Stunden endlich in das Spielprinzip eingewöhnt sowie mir eine funktionierende Taktik zurechtgelegt...

International Review By on 64

Non riusciamo a spiegarci il motivo per cui i ragazzi di Frozenbyte si siano intestarditi nel proseguire sulla via del 3D, men che meno capiamo come mai Shadwen sia stato realizzato così approssimativamente.Il titolo è pieno di ottime idee sul fronte...