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Inspired by “shmups" and shadows, Shmadow is a modern twin-stick side-scroller that nods to retro arcade gameplay. Use your light to blast through hidden enemies, unlock new powers, and rack up a high score before the darkness takes over. Upon destruction, bosses drop power-ups that correspond to their defenses. These power-ups, used in combination with your customized starting ability, will help you fight the next threat that comes your way. Destroying bosses, dodging bullets, and the element of darkness create an action-packed experience that will put your speed, skill, and strategic thinking to the test!Features
  • Infinite gameplay: Fight your way through endless streams of deadlier enemies
  • 4 player local co-op: Recruit friends to help you beat back the darkness
  • 12 special weapons and power-ups
  • Leaderboards: crush your friends’ scores and beat players from around the globe
  • Original adaptive soundtrack
  • Full controller support: enjoy the game with controller of your choice
  • Three difficulty modes: play in casual, normal, or if you dare, nightmare mode
Release date
Extrokold Games
Extrokold Games
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for Linux

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 150 MB available space

System requirements for PC

  • OS: XP+
  • Processor: 2.0 Ghz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 7600 GT/ATI Radeon X1600 or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 150 MB available space

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.7+
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Storage: 150 MB available space
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Die a total of 100 times
Time for an upgrade
Achieve 400,000 points
I like explosions
Achieve 100,000 points on Nightmare
Its now my turn
Kill over 9000 enemies
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Defeat all the bosses
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Shmadow reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Russian
You feel sorry for 14 rubles to stick in a primitive shmaph, half an hour, under the Muse? I'm not. + Music; Cheap The Game is so unpopular that with a little effort you can take a top place in the World (⌐ ■ _ ■)-Monotony; Random, randomized; Poorly developed power of the apps, at times at all it is unclear how they work and why some are needed; It's like you're playing PS3. How bored I live................
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Microsoft from Russian
A Damn complex, stylish and very dynamic side-scroller about the confrontation of particles of light and darkness, where you in the role of particles of light must move their essence as far as possible in the levels. + Perfectly trains carpal tunnel syndrome you definitely will not:) + beautiful style and music in the game + does not have time to get bored, even though the primitive gameplay-more would be different types of gameplay and levels
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Microsoft from Russian
Just the worst game in the world without a single claim for common sense. Got for 15 rubles with a discount in February. White dot in the fog against black dots and strange shapeless objects-the whole concept. It was Worth checking in earlier to get a small amount for which you can buy badge cards. A waste of Your time and money. Not recommended. Positive reviews are bought, or they are people who do not know decent games.
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Microsoft from Russian
Dynamic, atmospheric scrolling shooter. It is Difficult to say more, as the game is minimalist. The money costs 100%. Pros: Stylish; All The achievements even I have gathered, though sweating a little; Develops reaction; Cheap. Cons: Skimpy Soundtrack; Repetitive Some game with cards-as much as 9 pieces per level and for 2 hours did not fall any. IMHO: 7/10, good and stylish scrolling shooter, but monotonous. For fans of the genre.
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Microsoft from Spain
I got a discount coupon when creating a badge that I wanted to change for anything, no one took heed to barter, even to one that had a legion of the same emoticon of a cow got to infinity playing Chivalry rejected the exchange why if you Sobrababan A lot? I wanted my cow Y_Y Now I'm glad that nobody exchanged it because when you get bored but you have to leave immediately kill that free time easily.
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Microsoft from Russian
For real? Most people, who played in this fear epileptic for 60r, appreciated it positively? Yes, like, no bugs. The Menu is there with animations. Qualitatively, in general. BUT WHY MAKE SOME EFFECTS ON the WHOLE SCREEN, behind which nothing can be seen? You Play for the white circle. It is lost somewhere behind the effects, so pay attention to the fake white circle in the center. You Think you're running it, and you're dying... Okay, I got a 15-p discount, though. But everything so frowned...
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