Cult Classic Shadow Warrior Coming To PS4, Xbox One In September


Cult Classic Shadow Warrior Coming To PS4, Xbox One In September

Flying Wild Hogs’ bombastic reboot of 3D Realms’ ultra-violent shooter, Shadow Warrior, is getting the next-gen treatment, as Majesco Entertainment announced plans to bring the cult classic to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this September.

Teaming up with Devolver Digital — publisher behind a litany of indie titles, including Hotline Miami — the distributing duo will shepherd the game onto current-gen consoles, where it will be priced at $39.99 in the States. As for other territories, it’s unclear whether Shadow Warrior will launch at a similar price point.

Nevertheless, in a statement, Jesse Sutton, CEO of Majesco trumpeted the rerelease as the perfect experience for fans of the 90s romp:

“Shadow Warrior turns the 90s nostalgia meter way up, delivering big guns, big blades and big attitude laced with humour. This is a must have title for every kind of fan: those who loved the original game, FPS enthusiasts and players looking for a deep next-gen experience at a legacy price point.”

Billed as the Eastern rendition of 3D Realms’ other gun-toting maniac, Duke Nukem, Shadow Warrior has carved out a niche following since it debuted for PC platforms in 1997. Fast forward sixteen years and Devolver reintroduced the game to PC audiences via digital distribution — namely through Steam and GOG — before it appeared through retail at a later date.

And now, 3D Realms’ ninja, mercenary and all-round badass, Lo Wang, is set make his console debut when Shadow Warrior launches across PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this September.

Source: MCV

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