Shadow Man: 2econd Coming to PS2

by Thomas on Jan. 30, 2002 @ 10:56 p.m. PST

A spell of dark magic and adventure will descend upon gamers next month, as Acclaim today announced that it will release Shadow Man: 2econd Coming for the PlayStation2 at the end of February. Featuring an all new game engine that was designed, developed and delivered exclusively for the PlayStation2, Shadow Man: 2econd Coming is the latest chapter in the Company’s successful supernatural franchise which captivated consumers worldwide with its rich story, immersive gameplay and non-stop action. Expect the game March 7, 2002.


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“Shadow Man: 2econd Coming builds upon the success of its predecessor by leveraging the power of the PlayStation┬«2,” said Evan Stein, Vice President of Brand. “With vast new environments, hordes of dangerous enemies and intense action at every tap of the controller, Shadow Man: 2econd Coming will have players on the edge of their seats.”

Developed by Acclaim Studios Teesside, Shadow Man: 2econd Coming marks the return of Mike LeRoi, an undead demon-hunter on a twisted voodoo journey through the darkest recesses of the soul. In Shadow Man: 2econd Coming, players assume the role of both LeRoi and his “Deadside” alter ego, Shadow Man, as they battle the Grigori, a group of sadistic demons that have been masquerading as humans for the past 2000 years. Players must use all of their cunning and strength to defeat the Grigori, who are trying to rescue their leader Asmodeus, from the Pit. If successful, destruction of biblical proportions will befall humanity. However, the one man that is standing between life and eternal darkness is Shadow Man.

Shadow Man: 2econd Coming features :

  • 30+ hours of haunting gameplay;
  • Epic storyline filled with thrills, chills and twists, which are unveiled to the player though both scripted in-game events and dynamic cinematics;
  • Third-person horror adventure, featuring multiple routes and the combination of platform, combat, stealth and puzzle-based gameplay;
  • In-game transitions between day and night, each filled with unique actions and abilities;
  • Real-time weather effects, including rain, snow and the ability to flood game locations;
  • Rule-based reactive artificial intelligence, allowing enemies to realistically respond to actual in-game events;
  • Six seamlessly connected game locations, each massive with numerous sub areas;
  • Ambidextrous gameplay, enabling thrills for right- and left-handed players;
  • Save anywhere” functionality, allowing players to save their game whenever they want.

Shadow Man: 2econd Coming will ship at the end of February and be in full nationwide retail distribution on March 7 at a suggested retail price of $49.99. For more information on Shadow Man: 2econd Coming, please visit Acclaim.

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