Shadow Warrior 2 is the stunning evolution of Flying Wild Hog’s offbeat first-person shooter following the further misadventures of former corporate shogun Lo Wang. Battle alongside allies online in four-player co-op or go it alone in spectacular procedurally-generated landscapes to complete daring missions and collect powerful new weapons, armour, and arcane relics of legend.Read full description
Shadow Warrior 2 is the stunning evolution of Flying Wild Hog’s offbeat first-person shooter following the further misadventures of former corporate shogun Lo Wang. Now surviving as a reclusive mercenary on the edge of a corrupted world, the formidable warrior must again wield a devastating combination of guns, blades, magic and wit to strike down the demonic legions overwhelming the world. Battle alongside allies online in four-player co-op or go it alone in spectacular procedurally-generated landscapes to complete daring missions and collect powerful new weapons, armour, and arcane relics of legend.
Five years have passed since Lo Wang shattered the alliance between his deceitful former boss and the ancient gods of the shadow realm. Despite noble intentions, Lo Wang’s efforts to annihilate the darkness corrupted the world, creating a strange and savage new order where humans and demons live side by side.
The once feared warrior now lives in the shifting wildlands outside the reach of his enemies and the neon glow of Zilla’s cybernetic metropolis, scratching out a meager existence as a hired sword for the local Yakuza clans. When a simple mission goes wrong, Lo Wang is drawn into a volatile conflict between a brilliant young scientist, a controversial cult leader, and a terrifying new drug known as Shade. The sharp-tongued hero must once again wield lethal blades, staggering firepower, and archaic magic to purge the world of evil.
Blades and Bullets: Lo Wang delivers his own brand full throttle brutality with an expanded array of over 70 lethal blades and explosive firearms to overcome the demonic opposition. Become a whirlwind of steel and blood with razor sharp katana, short swords, crescent blades, and hand claws or unleash a hellish symphony of ornate firearms to decimate your enemies.
Four Player Co-Op: Battle through the expansive campaign alone or team up as a four-player typhoon of destruction online in campaign co-op mode. Tackle challenging primary missions or thrilling side quests while maintaining your own ninja style with customizable armor, items, and valuable loot from your triumphs.
Procedural Environments: The breach between the human and demon realms created an interdimensional hernia resulting in constant shifts to the world of Shadow Warrior 2. Procedurally generated landscapes and paths bring new twists and turns to once familiar terrain and routine missions.
Brutal Damage System: Choose your weapon based on the situation at hand and then dismantle everything that stands in your path with an advanced gore system. Use precision blade strikes to separate limbs and heads or switch to heavy ordinance and blow a hole right through colossal beasts.
Custom Upgrade System: Upgrade weapons in your arsenal with up to three stones at once to improve performance or augment them with devastating elemental effects. Collect karma, amulets, and armour to enhance Lo Wang’s power and shift his death-dealing artistry into overdrive.
IGN - 8.6 - "Shadow Warrior 2 is an energetic shoot 'n' loot with great melee and ranged combat, co-op, and a pile of dirty jokes".
Attack Of The Fanboy - 4/5 - "Shadow Warrior 2 is a worthy successor to the 2013 reboot. Flying Wild Hog obviously put more work into some of the gameplay systems for the game, while keeping the original's great combat system and charm".
Gamespot - 8/10 - - "Shadow Warrior 2 nails many important aspects of being a first-person action experience".
Set 5 years after the events of the original Shadow Warrior reboot, you take control of master Ninja Wo Lang once again to battle thousands of demons. After the 2013 reboot, Shadow Warrior is back in earnest with fast & fun first-person action. Expect loads of variety from this ultraviolent game, which is slated to have deep leveling systems tied to over 70 weapons that you can choose from. Levels will also be procedurally generated, so replay-ability is likely to be through the roof.
I'm really glad that a game like Shadow Warrior can get a sequel in 2016, especially when it looks to have as many fresh, new ideas as it has currently. We'll be playing this one for a long time to come - especially considering the game's procedurally generated levels!
Shadow Warrior 2 is just around the corner and following on for such a memorable game series, we have looked at many of the new features coming in the new title to the series.
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Shadow Warrior 2 is a direct continuation of the smash hit reboot of well known classic. This game is a marvelous over the top shooter taking place in an oriental setting. The game in fun and fast paced and what is more important quite long for a shooter as finishing this title can last for about 20 hours which is a great length for a single player campaign. Just for this crazy sense of humor, it is worth checking out.
Shadow Warrior 2 is fantastic. Some of the game's new features might not please everyone but still, it's a fast and challenging game and because of this, it can stand right next to games like DOOM. If you're a fan of the first game or looking for a chaotic and fun first person shooter game in both single player and co-op modes, you should not miss Shadow Warrior 2. Pros : - Excellent optimization - Beautiful graphics - Extremely challenging gameplay - Great soundtrack Cons : - Story is not as good as first game - Levels become repetitive despite being randomly generated
Why is it ideal? Because it improves everything that didn't work out in the first game. From the fighting to the general structure of the game. The game is now more open. The first one had closed levels like in Doom or something. Now you've got more open levels and it's "like" a sandbox. "Like" because overall there's no much to do except the mission goal. You can only hunt enemies for better loot and find secrets which to my opinion are far worse than in the previous game. Weapons? Oh yeah you thought that there were many weapons in Shadow Warrior 1? In 2 the weapons are sorted into categories. Because every category has at least 4 weapons to use. From swords, to assault rifles and heavy machine guns. You can wield up to 9 weapons and change them as you want. Now the weapons have gems slots. You can put gems there that you loot from your enemies and upgrade your weapons. You want to use Nobitsura-Kage and electrocute your enemies? Of course you can do it. Every enemy has immunities and resistances so you should balance your arsenal to use every element. What do you do with weapons? Kill enemies. And how many enemies are there? A TON. Every mission (and there's like 30 of them) has an optional boss. You can find him and kill for a great loot. And now for the soundtrack. It's amazing. I bought a physical copy of the game with a soundtrack on the CD and I listen to it at home. There are two great songs, first is Warrior by Stan Bush and the second one is I Am Power. It's great when you see the credits and the second song rolls in. Just perfect. Overall the game is far better than the first one. I really recommend it to everybody.
I love playing this game just for the really bad one-liner quips he pops off. The story to this game is bad, the dialogue bad, so bad its great. If you play through the story a few times its great fun, till you get to the pointless grind for more items to put into your weapons for the next step that is.......? It feels like they are going to add a huge dlc for another story and maybe merge something into a third game so the grind is just pointless. I recommend getting the game just wait and see before they add some huge content dlc or something so the grind is useful for something.
I didn't like Shadow Warrior reboot from 2013 much. While gameplay was fun with shooting and sword fighting, enemies were incredibly annoying to kill and bosses were pointless busy work that was incredibly long (even up to 30-40 minutes) with no fun to be had at all. This game fixed most of those things and it does most of the things better. Gameplay got better and more varied with bigger arsenal of firearms and melee weapons at your disposal, and elements add little more depth to already awesome gameplay. Graphics are really good and well optimised, soundtrack is pretty non-existent in the whole mayhem, sadly. The only things that are worse than in previous game are the jokes in cookies, those are not as funny as in previous one, and so are the jokes. Sadly, Lo Wang is still as unfunny and incredibly annoying as he was in previous game, thankfuly he doesn't talk much. Overall, this game is Borderlands done right, glorious return of FPS that is just incredibly simple fun. Recommended for any oldschool FPS lover.
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