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Shadow of the Beast revival announced for PS4

Heavy Spectrum is reviving the 1989 Amiga classic, Shadow of the Beast, and bringing it to the PS4.

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The 1980s Amiga classic Shadow of the Beast is receiving a surprise revival on PS4. Developer Heavy Spectrum has taken on the task of reviving the game.

Heavy Spectrum founder Matt Birch relishes the opportunity to bring the series back. "We are excited to use the power of PlayStation 4 to create a Shadow of the Beast that can bring gamers that rare type of evocative experience that we enjoyed as a kids playing the original game," he said on the PlayStation.Blog.

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    August 20, 2013 1:05 PM

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    Heavy Spectrum is reviving the 1989 Amiga classic, Shadow of the Beast, and bringing it to the PS4.

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      August 20, 2013 1:18 PM

      Didn't see that coming! I still remember the cheat in the 2nd game (walk to the guy on the left, and ask for ten pints!) - SoTB had the unique Psygnosis artstyle but the game itself was (in hindsight) a bit naff really. Will be interested to see what direction they take it.

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      August 20, 2013 1:38 PM

      Kinda hard to put this together with the original. The art design is a bit of a departure I think. And, it looks like this is moving more towards a vs masses style game instead of a platformer like the original. But, they HAVE to get the music and mood right or it's just not a SotB game.

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      August 20, 2013 1:42 PM

      I enjoyed the graphics and the awesome music but playing the game? I don't remember enjoying that part much.

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