Shadow Man: Remastered Announced for PC and Consoles
Valiant Entertainment has partnered with Nightdive Studios to develop a remastered edition of the classic action-adventure video game Shadow Man. The remastered edition will be coming to Windows PC via the Steam and GOG platforms, as well as to PlayStation, Xbox and Switch consoles.
The title is being updated using Nightdive’s proprietary KEX engine which has been used to restore a number of classic video games across all digital platforms including System Shock: Enhanced Edition, Turok, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, Blood: Fresh Supply and Forsaken Remastered.
Stephen Kick, CEO at Nightdive Studios explained:
“Our goal with the remaster is to give today’s generation of gamers all the features that they expect from a modern title while preserving the qualities that made Valiant’s iconic character and the original Shadow Man game such memorable classics to begin with.”
In addition to console support, Shadow Man: Remastered will feature:
- 4K widescreen display
- Dynamic shadow mapping
- Dynamic per-pixel lighting
- Antialiasing, and other post-process effects
- Higher density of particle effects
- Refined art, audio, and assets
- Refined gameplay experience
- Reintroduction of missing content cut from the original game
- Xbox, PS4, Controller Pro support
- HDR Rendering
Shadow Man will also have a brand-new comic book series this year featuring the talents of horror writer Cullen Bunn (Venom) and artist Jon Davis-Hunt (The Wildstorm). SHADOWMAN #1 will release on May 20th. Fans can contact their local comic shop to preorder a copy now.
Disclosure: Rely on Horror Editor in Chief CJ Melendez works with the PR company representing Nightdive’s Shadow Man announcement. This has not affected our coverage of Nightdive or their games.