Today, Nightdive Studios, in association with Valiant Entertainment, announced Shadow Man Remastered for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and GOG. The announcement also comes with additional information and quotes from Nightdive Studios and Valiant Entertainment’s CEOs, respectively.
When asked about the creative process for this remaster, Nightdive CEO Stephen Kick explains, “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.”
Valiant Entertainment’s CEO Dan Mintz agreed, and mentioned that along with growth into the industry, they’re “happy to bring Valiant fans this immensely popular Shadow Man character as the next title we release.”
Shadow Man Remastered PC Version
They also revealed that Nightdive is using their unique KEX engine to create Shadow Man: Remastered. This engine’s been used by them in the past, restoring classic video games such as System Shock: Enhanced Edition, Turok, and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil.
The PC version also has tons of new features to further optimize the experience. These features include
- 4K Widescreen display
- Dynamic shadow mapping
- Dynamic per-pixel lighting
- Antialiasing, amongst other post-processing effects
- Higher particle effect density
- Refined art, audio, and assets
- Refined gameplay experience
- Reintroduction of content cut from the original Nintendo 64 release
- High Dynamic Range (HDR) rendering
Shadow Man: Remastered has been slated to release sometime in 2021.
What do you think of the Shadow Man: Remastered reveal? Do you think that you’ll play the 1999 classic when it releases next year? Are you planning to pre-order any of these titles? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
If you liked this reveal, be sure to check out the 22 new Switch titles revealed at the Indie World Showcase, in case you missed it. If you would like to play the original title, it’s available on Steam here.