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Cyber Shadow

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Cyber Shadow is disjointed, and at times infuriating, but this is a superb action platformer with epic boss fights, great controls, and an awesome soundtrack.

Game Info

The world has been taken over by synthetic lifeforms. A desperate plea for help sets Shadow on a journey to uncover what started the path to perpetual ruin. Slash through the techno hordes, leap past traps, and nimbly navigate the ruins of Mekacity.

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Total Reviews: 56

Nom: Best Platformer (2021)

Silver TIER

49% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

Ratings & Reviews

56

Critic Reviews

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CRITIC REVIEWS

All reviews are from professional critics. Learn more about the critics VSG aggregates.

High Score

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Median Score

80%

Low Score

45%
What did you think of Cyber Shadow?
Player Reviews1 Votes
7.2
Stephen Tailby (Push Square)
January 25, 2021
8/10

Cyber Shadow isn’t afraid to just be what it is: an unapologetic, retro-inspired action game. Steady upgrades mean you’ll be introduced to new mechanics for most of the adventure, keeping things interesting all the way. An old-school challenge awaits, and while it’s mostly a fair fight, checkpoints can be a little far apart, and some bosses might stop you in your tracks. Still, if you’re looking for a rock solid side-scroller, this is absolutely worth your time.

David Martinez (Hobby Consolas)
January 25, 2021
83/100

Cyber Shadow pays homage to classic ninja games such as Shinobi or Ninja Gaiden. It has a great “improved” 8 bit style, huge difficulty levels, and a satisfying 2D platform and combat gameplay.

Tyler Chancey (TechRaptor)
January 25, 2021
9/10

A glorious love letter to retro ninja action, Cyber Shadow is a must for fans of high-speed fun and delicious 1990s cheesy camp.

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Awards & Recognition

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Best Platformer

Cyber Shadow Credits

CREDITS

DIRECTOR(S):

Aarne Hunziker

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Aarne Hunziker

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Enrique Martin

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