Embrace the monster within to free yourself from a curse in this dark fantasy visual novel, an introduction to the characters and setting of Sigh of the Abyss.
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Very Positive (91) - 96% of the 91 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 5, 2022

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About This Game

Shadow Bonds is an introduction to the world and characters of Sigh of the Abyss.

You have been chained to a stranger, a boy foolish—or brave—enough to flee the gilded cage where magi are kept docile and pliant.
The curse will kill you both unless you find a way to break it. Anyone else would already be dead, but not you—for you hear the ancient voice of the Abyss, and have been blessed—or cursed—with powers dark and terrible.

Did the Abyss bestow upon you supernatural strength and agility? Do you have the power to manipulate the shadows and see what they see? Perhaps your dark gift is prying open the minds of others only to break them and have them do your bidding.

Embrace your emotions. The four humors color the tone of your responses and your personality: will you be the carefree sanguine, the thoughtful phlegmatic, the anxious melancholic or the fiery choleric?

Will you stay friends or seek something more? Learn more about your companions, see how they react to the curse placed upon you, accept or reject their aid. Shadow Bonds will give you a glimpse into the friendship and romance system of Sigh of the Abyss.

  • An introduction to the characters and setting of Sigh of the Abyss
  • Customize the protagonist's name and skills
  • A branching narrative with hard choices and terrible consequences
  • Three unique endings with several variations each
  • Sample what the romance interests have to offer, or stay friends
  • Learn more about the rich setting of Sigh of the Abyss through codex entries

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work because of the following: murder, suicide, text-only descriptions of gore, blood on screen, implied nudity, sexual innuendos, coarse language, legal alcohol consumption.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Microsoft® Windows® 7/8/8.1/10 (32bit/64bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9/OpenGL capable GPU
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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