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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Lo Wang is back and it's time to hunt demons once more. Don't pay attention to the story, it is as stupid as ever. But who cares? The game tries to be less linear than its big brother and while it's a bummer to see quests and generic stuff like that in such a classic franchise, Lo Wang's abilities are so good that's a blast to explore the map. Lo Wang is fast. He can jump, dash, climb. It is pretty much like the new DOOM but faster. This turns the combat into utter chaos and that's just cool. The new weapons are also very cool, even though the game uses a "gem" system to get enhance the weapons and get more skills (And to not be able to dual wield machine guns until you get the proper gem IS very stupid). The game also permits co-op play up to four players. Shadow Warrior 2 is not the sequel I was expecting but it's still fun.
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