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Shadow of the DAMNED is the collaboration project between Electronic Arts, Goichi Suda's Grasshopper Manufacture and Shinji Mikami, featuring a demon killer fighting the enemies of the underworld.

His name is Garcia Hotspur, hunter of demons, and his wrath will bring hell to its knees.

From the creative genius of Suda 51 (No More Heroes) and Shinji Mikami (Resident Evil) comes an all-new psychologically twisted vision of hell unlike anything seen before. Shadows of the Damned combines visceral action with dark, grotesque horror to create a mind-shattering adventure that has to been seen to be believed.

When evil demonic creatures kidnap Garcia’s girlfriend, it’s up to him to travel to the City of the Damned to get her back. Aided by a former demon with the ability to transform into an array of vicious weapons, Garcia will once again take on the mantel of “demon hunter” and rip apart the horrifying forces of the underworld to protect what he loves most.

Players must harness the power of the light to fight the army of the dark in unique light versus darkness gameplay that will forever change the way gamers perceive puzzles, combat, and terror.

Combining the punk rock style of Suda 51 with the legendary horror design of Shinji Mikami, Shadows of the Damned will take gamers on an in-your-face thrill ride through demon-torn towns, shadow infested forests, grimy sewers and more. Featuring the most twisted boss battles ever seen, warped visuals and intense visceral combat, Shadows of the Damned will challenge gamers to break through the ultimate head-trip to help Garcia rescue his tortured girlfriend from the clutches of a mysterious enemy.

Brace yourself for one hell of a trip to the city of the damned.

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Shadows of the Damned sequel is "probably" going to happen

We might be looking at going to Hell on a motorcycle again

Mar 22, 2012, by Susan Schreck | 4 comments
Shadows of the Damned director bemoans expensive single-player games

New IP (and new ways to push them) must be the future for gaming industry

Jul 26, 2011, by Leo Chan | 0 comments
SEGA to distribute EA games in Japan, starting with Shadows of the Damned

FIFA and Battlefield 3 also planned for Japanese release

Jul 05, 2011, by Lydia Sung | 0 comments
Chart-Track: Shadows of the Damned can't break into weekly top ten

Or even the top 30, for that matter

Jun 27, 2011, by Leo Chan | 8 comments
Shadows of the Damned gets humorous "Day in the Life of" post-launch trailer

More Suda 51 ridiculousness

Jun 22, 2011, by Lydia Sung | 0 comments
Shadows of the Damned launch trailer is lengthy, incredibly bloody

Blood, gore, and Garcia's very sexy lady

Jun 20, 2011, by Lydia Sung | 0 comments

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Noble Beast
May 11, 12 10:32pm

The Introduction:
No kidding, back when this first came out, I've found myself trading...

Monterey Jack
May 7, 12 11:27am

Fanboy squeal...?
When you hear that Goichi Suda or "Suda 51" is working on a game...

Nov 12, 11 5:42am

You know, I've always wondered what would happen if you lock Goichi Suda and Shinji...

Dark Arcanine blogged
Nov 8, 11 1:23am

The thirty-eighth round of Articles of Excellence has been taken out by Polarity with his review of Shadows of the Damned. A game of ups and downs, he describes it as not a title worthy of high demand for those looking for a good horror game, but throws up a couple of decent elements including combat and humour.

 Shadows of the Damned     Score: 3.2/5
 Genre: Action Adventure

 Shadows Of The Damned is not a masterpiece by any stretch of the imagination.

quote Polarity
If you were to ask me what my favorite movie is, I'd often say Shaun Of The Dead. That movie combines zombies with humor, and said humor is *bleep*ing hilarious! So I'd say that it's about time we got a video game that successfully combines humor with horror. The result is Shadows Of The Damned, a game where you have to face down the undead while your companion/gun tells sex jokes. A little crass, but the timing is often impeccable, making each joke hilarious, and because of that, the game itself is actually quite enjoyable to play through.

Garcia Hotspur has to save his girlfriend from the lord of the underworld, Flemming. The cutscenes that take place serve as either a tour of the underworld, or a vehicle for sex jokes.... the dreaded sex jokes – or so I thought at first. After the likes of Bulletstorm and Ar Tonelico Qoga though, it's.. actually quite a surprise to hear jokes that have consideration for timing and set up. Because of that, Shadows Of The Damned's jokes are funny! That's excellent, because aside from a few books you'll find here and there, the story doesn't go too far beyond the damsel-in-distress scenario.
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Nov 1, 11 12:10am
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Oct 23, 11 3:26am

Developer: Grasshopper Interactive
Publisher: Electronic Arts

If you were to ask me what...

Oct 9, 11 12:43pm

Shadows Of The Damned... hmm, you know what it reminds me of? A supergroup's debut...

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Release Dates
  • North America:
    • Jun 21, 2011 (XBOX360)
    • Jun 7, 2011 (PS3)
  • Japan: Q2 2011
  • Europe:
    • Jun 24, 2011 (XBOX360)
    • Jun 10, 2011 (PS3)
  • Australia: Jun 23, 2011
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