Shadow of the Beast reboot coming exclusively to PS4

By Dave Cook, Tuesday, 20 August 2013 18:58 GMT

Shadow of the Beast is being rebooted for PS4. Amiga fans take note.

The reveal trailer was shown at Sony’s gamescom event and it showed the lead character hacking his way through enemies with a variety of weapons.He then made shadow clones to him him fight a giant behemoth. It looked out of step with the original game and more like God of War.

Shadow of the Beast was a side-scrolling platformer which was produced by Reflections Interactive and published by Psygnosis in 1989. The original version was released for the Commodore Amiga but the game has been ported to many other systems. In it, players embarked upon an action adventure, seeking to dethrone the evil lord Maletoth.

Key Features:

Explore the eerie, yet beautiful world of Karamoon, discover secret quests and unravel it’s darkest secrets in your bid to overthrow Maletoth.
Battle hordes of enemies in ferocious adrenaline fuelled combat, unlocking increasingly brutal moves as you draw power from the blood of your enemies.
Discover the souls of other players and summon them to fight at your side, or to lead the way to new locations.
Enter Survival mode to put yourself to the test, against increasingly cunning enemies in endless visceral combat.

The game is in development at Heavy Spectrum and its release date through PSN – exclusively for PS4 – is to be announced.

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