Shadow of the Beast

released in 1989 published by Psygnosis
  • mame Amstrad CPC version
  • libretro Sega Genesis / Mega Drive version
  • libretro Sega Master System version
  • libretro Super Nintendo version
  • mame ZX Spectrum version

Kidnapped as a child by the evil Beast-Mages, you have been transformed into a creature of fearsome power, agility and strength. In this guise you faithfully serve the Beast and its cohorts for many years as their warrior-messenger. Until one day you discover an awrul secret the truth about your past... a truth that drives you wild with anger and sends you on a trail of bloody revenge against your master. Now the time has come to enter the shadow of the Beast !

Your task is to fight your way through several different regions in order to reach the heart of the enemy's stronghold, where you will face your ultimate adversary. Along the way you will encounter an awesome array of monsters and traps. Be ruthless, be quick...for only the strongest and toughest can hope to survive.

Prepare to live by your wits, relying on split-second reactions and ingenuity. Combat the diabolical creatures. Dodge the deadly plantlife. Overcome the devious traps, find and use the long-lost artifacts. Feel the adrenalin pumping as the tension becomes almost unbearable.... Prepare to enter the Shadow of the Beast !

  • Genre: Platformer
  • Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad CPC 464, Atari Lynx, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore C64/128, FM Towns, Sega Genesis / Mega Drive, Sega Master System, Super Nintendo, TurboGrafx CD, ZX Spectrum


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