Shadow Complex Remastered—the updated version of Chair Entertainment’s 2009 action-exploration game— hits the PS4, Steam and Windows on May 3.
While we patiently wait for Shadow Complex 2, Chair Entertainment has been quietly prepping Shadow Complex Remastered for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. PC players can even download the game—for free!—right now.
I've noticed over the years that I enjoy playing games in pairs, coupling them like a fine wine and a dry, aged cheese. (Or a hoppy beer and a slice of spicy pizza, if you prefer.) I've got professional obligations now that I didn't have in the past, but all the same, I find that I tend to experience my gaming two…
Man, I still don't quite know what it was about Shadow Complex. I loved that game so much. So when Cliff Bleszinski told me that its sequel has already been designed, it just about made my day.
There's quite the sale going on over on Xbox Live Arcade at the moment. Five of the very best games around - Limbo, Shadow Complex, Castle Crashers, Trials HD and Monday Night Combat - are going for half price. Normally, they're 1200 MSP. For today, April 15, they're only 600 MSP.
There had been chatter that Bulletstorm would be one of several Epic Games titles whose achievements would trigger unlockables in Gears of War 3, due at the end of the year. Those plans have been scrapped because of compatibility issues.
Next year's Gears of War 3 will (somehow) reward players of Shadow Complex, Unreal Tournament 3 and other already released games from the folks at Epic Games, according to the Xbox 360 game's designer.
You like Shadow Complex? Then you'll be side-scrolled to hear that developers Epic are looking at bringing you more games based in the retro-tinted universe.
Chair Entertainment may approve of players sequence-breaking Shadow Complex, but it does not condone cheaters who "compromise our game." Microsoft's Xbox Live team will be going after dishonest Shadow Complex players, banning them from leaderboards and deleting their Gamerscores.
Do not ignore the downloadables like Shadow Complex. Do not gloat about Activision's rare misfortune. And do find a hope for Scribblenauts.
Chair Entertainment's Shadow Complex is officially the most downloaded single-player title in Xbox Live Arcade history, with 200,000 copies purchased during its first week of release alone.
Kim Wong refuses to buy the new Xbox 360 game Shadow Complex. Revolted by the political views of a novelist associated with the game, the 27-year old gamer's conscience holds him back. But there's another side to the story.
Chair Entertainment's Shadow Complex is a rare entry in the genre trail-blazed by Nintendo's Metroid, the side-scrolling action-adventure-explore formula later successfully aped by Castlevania: Symphony of the Night.
Microsoft wants to pay you $10 for purchasing all five of the games showcased in this year's Summer of Arcade promotion.
Chair Entertainment's Shadow Complex is due to land on Xbox Live Arcade this summer, a two-dimensional adventure that's unabashedly inspired by Nintendo's Metroid series, only rendered in 3D—pretty much exactly what Metroid and Castlevania fans regularly demand.
It would take more than a double-jump, grappling hook and a screw attack to reach the lofty goal of being a new generation's 2D Metroid or Castlevania. But that's what Shadow Complex could hope to be.