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Average Player Score Based on 236 ratings
7.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 236 ratings
  1. 10 (22)
  2. 9 (51)
  3. 8 (81)
  4. 7 (44)
  5. 6 (18)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (2)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:8.5

    Ahh, better than acupuncture.

    Maybe it's just that I'm too picky or is the nostalgia speaking but the truth is that this game doesn't have a lot of things in common with the original, it is fast paced yes, but not in the same way than the original an... Read Full Review

    17 of 18 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Shadow Warrior

  • Rating:10

    Much much better than Painkiller.

    This game reminded me from the very beginning of Painkiller. A game that is unforgettable. And this one is too. The plot of this one is much better than the one of Painkiller and the firefights seem more intense.You have... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    great combat, fun story

    id give a 7.5 officially. shadow warrior is a very fun game, that had a surprisingly good story that is tongue in cheek and will give you some laughs along the way. Visuals: the graphics in this game aren't great, and r... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A worthy remake/reboot of old FPS shooter with a sense of humor and lots of action, as the game feels modern.

    Shadow Warrior is a remake/reboot/reimagining of a 1997 game starring Asian protagonist Lo Wang. It contains plenty of humor, including humor related to the surname Wang and ludicrous fortune cookies that are scattered ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Lots of gory fun

    Shadow Warrior is the most fun FPS I have played since Bulletstorm. You play as Lo Wang (yes, there will be wang jokes), a corporate enforcer on a quest to retrieve a magical sword called Nobitsura Kage, initially on his... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Fun, hectic shooter....old school...too old school for that matter, give your fingers a workout

    A little bit of mixed feelings for this game but here goes:To give an overall feel for the game (in a nutshell) Shadow Warrior 2013 = PainKiller + Hard Reset. Very old school mob shooter. Kill the mobs, wait for the big ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A truly great action game with a visceral melee combat system, satisfying shooting mechanics and a wonderful game world.

    Shadow Warrior is a modern reboot of a 3D Realms 1997 classic of the same name by Polish developer Flying Wild Hog which was founded by former employees of People Can Fly, creators of Painkiller. Shadow Warrior is set in... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Shadow Warrior Review

    Kiedy Serious Sam zakończy swój żywot i zginie w czeluściach świata będę mógł skupić uwagę wszystkich na Shadow Warrior. Gra jest dobra, ale jej większość gry to Serious Sam tylko w innym klimacie. Oczywiśc... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Shadow Warrior Review

    It’s always fun when a game presents you the opportunity to wield a sword (in first-person) to chop enemies to bits!Shadow Warrior is the latest take on the concept. This game is made by Flying Wild Hog, the same d... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Shadow Warrior comes with THE TOUCH

    You got the touch Lo Wang. That's what I said after finish this super great game. The remake of this game came up this year with a lot of gore and swords moves in 3D, you can learn tecnics by picking up cristals or inves... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Shadow Warrior is highly entertaining but is very repetitive

    The Good: Fantastic graphics, interesting story, solid shooting mechanics, upgrades add depth, lots of blood and gore, funny writing, fun easter eggsThe Bad: Repetitive enemies and environments, powers feel practically ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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