Shadow Blade is an action-platformer set in a visually striking world where the ancient teachings of ninjas and samurai clash upon a modern landscape. Sprint through stages littered with traps, slaying enemies along your path without hesitation as Kuro, the blade of shadow!
User reviews: Very Positive (78 reviews) - 91% of the 78 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 10, 2015

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October 12, 2015

On Sale!

Shadow Blade: Reload is now on sale! Grab it if you dreamt of being a Ninja!

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August 18, 2015

Minor Fixes

Today's update includes a few minor bug fixes. Thank you for those of you who helped us and reported these issues. The issue with the missing achievements is resolved.

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About This Game

Shadow Blade is an action-platformer set in a visually striking world where the ancient teachings of ninjas and samurai clash upon a modern landscape. Sprint through stages littered with traps, slaying enemies along your path without hesitation as Kuro, the blade of shadow!

Story


Darkness and chaos are once again creeping into the world of man. The covenant made in a time almost forgotten has failed, the three clans now in a violent struggle for dominance. The medallion is almost made whole again and it falls upon Kuro?s shoulders to restore balance. All his training has led up to this one moment, where the fate of the world will rest in his blood-stained hands.

Key Features


  • Epic NINJA Platforming: Test your skills in fast-paced platforming, mastering the skills of the ninja to breeze through challenging levels.
  • Vicious NINJA Combat: Kill your enemies with extreme prejudice through the mastery of the katana, shurikens and kusarigama!
  • Shadow Ninja: Attack the guards before they see you and alert all other mobs.
  • Story Campaign: Fully voiced motion comics tell the story of Kuro?s plight to restore balance!
  • More than 50 Challenging Levels: Environmental hazards, rifle-toting warriors and many more challenges await a hardened warrior.
  • Level Secrets: Raw speed doesn?t guarantee the highest rank. A true ninja is ever vigilant, aware of any possibly hidden areas.
  • Ninja = Hardcore: Cleared the normal campaign? Prepare for the ?Hardcore? variation and if you dare, the ultimate ?Master Class? version awaiting only the foolhardy.
  • Challenge Modes and Leaderboards: Feel the need to gloat? Challenge yourself in these specially crafted stages only for the masters. Compare your stats with friends and other players as you fight for the top of the leaderboards!

Additional Features


Level Editor and Workshop Integration: Create and upload your own levels to Steam Workshop for your friends and other players to check out. Become the ultimate Dojo Builder!
Stylish 3D World: Feast your eyes on a world where ninja and samurai clash in a modern landscape.
Achievements: Unlock a full list of achievements as you embark on your mission to restore balance.
Cloud Saving: All progress saved through the Steam Cloud for pick-up-and-play on any steam powered device.



The Deluxe Edition includes:
1 - Shadow Blade: Reload game
2 - Art Book
3 - Comic Book
4 - Original Soundtrack

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System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP and up
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo or faster
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated video card recommended
    • Storage: 900 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS 10.6+
    • Processor: 2.8 GHZ Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated video card recommended
    • Storage: 900 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
25 of 30 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 14, 2015
Actually a pretty fun platformer with great art style, cutscenes, and gameplay. Worth the money.
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14 of 15 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
114.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 26, 2015
Really amazing game. I haven't had this much fun playing a 2d platformer in a long time. Very well done!
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14 of 18 people (78%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 11, 2015
Ninja Gaiden Lives.....
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
30.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 12, 2015
Absolutely love it, as many have mentioned, it will itch at your speed running abilities as the levels have a great flow and are very fun to complete. There is also a level editor which is quite basic currently, but I imagine will be touched upon as the game updates. The controls are perfect, favoring speedy executions, air dashing and my favorite wall jumping approach in any game I've played. I highly recommend it if you're into pushing yourself through speed running or if you enjoy a good platformer.

On top of this, the developers keep updating their game, fixing issues that happened to slip through the cracks of developing a game. They're willing to update their game, so I am willing to update my review. This company is genuinely trying to give you a great game, and I think they succeed all around.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 15, 2015
This game is awesome. Its hack n slash at a fast pace and is great fun. I will be putting more time in to this game as soon as I have the chance
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