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In the Shadows - possible Incline platformer?

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Unkillable Cat, Sep 14, 2017.

  1. Make America Great Again Unkillable Cat WHERE THE FUCK IS YOUR CHIN? Patron

    Unkillable Cat
    May 13, 2009
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    For those that know me, it's very rare that I even show an interest in an upcoming game, but in this case that's exactly the case: An platformer called "In the Shadows" that's due to be released on Steam and GOG by the end of this month.

    The seemingly first outing by Colorspace Studios is a platformer that goes for a "2Deep4You" angle by seemingly telling the story of a man who delves into his childhood to resolve issues, and this translates into a puzzle-platformer with a story.

    Here's the trailer:

    Right off the bat I'm seeing signs of FEZ (for game design) and Lakeview Cabin (for graphical style) and a few other games I can't name at the moment (*reasons*) but here are strong puzzle elements involving light sources. Also, neutralizing enemies so that they become beneficial items in this manner is a rarity.

    I'll happily admit that this could amount to being a nothingburger, but at least I think that it deserves a chance.

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  2. Great Deceiver Arcane

    Great Deceiver
    Aug 10, 2012
    Definitely looks like bottom shelf 2Deep4U indie garbage with retarded faux retro pixelwork, didn't make enough of an impression to get past my cynicism.
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