- Flying Wild Hog Level Designer Artur Maksara
shared a video below today dubbed Blood, Blades 'n Bullets spotlighting Shadow Warrior on the PS4 video game console.
To quote: Shadow Warrior is a FPS shooter/slasher that's going to hit PS4 via the PlayStation Store and retail shelves this fall.
The original Shadow Warrior game was released on May 13, 1997 as a semi-successor to the legendary Duke Nukem 3D game with over-the-top gore and humor. While developing the new Shadow Warrior - the hardest thing was to keep the old-school feel but also avoid the gameplay from feeling archaic.
We wanted the game to be witty, fast-paced and even gorier than the original, while tickling this feel for 'nostalgia' with fans of the original game.
In the early stages of development we asked ourselves important questions:
• What was fun about the game?
• What was unique about the game?
• What made people remember the game?
These were the three main points that we focused on while developing our Shadow Warrior. The fun part was the tongue-in-cheek humor, the complexity of the level design, loads of Easter eggs and secrets.
The unique thing was the katana; if you ran out...