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Shadow Complex
Game Description:Based on Orson Scott Card's novel "Empire", Shadow Complex merges old-school gameplay reminiscent of titles like Metroid and Castlevania with next-gen visuals powered by Unreal Engine 3.0. Players will find themselves fighting to escape a secret research compound while collecting new items and abilities that allow the player to advance to new locations, find hidden upgrades, and increase his or her firepower.
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  • Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Arcade Winners

    The people of Xbox Live have spoken, and this time, they weren't just hurling racial slurs. Instead, over a million Live members voted on the best games of 2009, and the community has determined that Trials HD was the overall best Arcade game of the year. Trials also won the prize for innovation. Congratulations, Trials HD. Other double winners...

    Posted April 6, 2010

    Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Arcade Winners
  • G4tv.com & X-Play Staffers' Top 5 Games of 2009: Part Five

    It turned out to be quite the interesting year, didn't it? Even though a batch of games got pushed back to next year, 2009 still had a pretty impressive roster of titles. The obvious ones we've already covered, but we wanted to break down our favorites from the year on a more personal level. All this week we'll be featuring G4tv.com and X-Play...

    Posted December 18, 2009

    G4tv.com & X-Play Staffers' Top 5 Games of 2009: Part Five
  • Rob Manuel, Brian Leahy, and Matt Keil's Five Recommended Games From 2009

    It turned out to be quite the interesting year, didn't it? Even though a batch of games got pushed back to next year, 2009 still had a pretty impressive roster of titles. The obvious ones we've already covered, but we wanted to break down our favorites from the year on a more personal level. All this week we'll be featuring G4tv.com and X-Play...

    Posted December 16, 2009

    Rob Manuel, Brian Leahy, and Matt Keil's Five Recommended Games From 2009
  • Patrick Klepek, Andrew Pfister, & Michael Demski's Five Recommended Games From 2009

    It turned out to be quite the interesting year, didn't it? Even though a batch of games got pushed back to next year, 2009 still had a pretty impressive roster of titles. The obvious ones we've already covered, but we wanted to break down our favorites from the year on a more personal level. All this week we'll be featuring G4tv.com and X-Play...

    Posted December 15, 2009

    Patrick Klepek, Andrew Pfister, & Michael Demski's Five Recommended Games From 2009
  • Adam Sessler & Abbie Heppe's Five Recommended Games From 2009

    It turned out to be quite the interesting year, didn't it? Even though a batch of games got pushed back to next year, 2009 still had a pretty impressive roster of titles. The obvious ones we've already covered, but we wanted to break down our favorites from the year on a more personal level. All this week we'll be featuring G4tv.com and X-Play...

    Posted December 14, 2009

    Adam Sessler & Abbie Heppe's Five Recommended Games From 2009
  • Microsoft Cracking Down On Shadow Complex Cheaters. Gamertags Beware!

    Gamers who have been cheating their way around Chair Entertainment’s brilliant Xbox Live Arcade title Shadow Complex could soon become intimately familiar with Microsoft’s Xbox enforcement team (Probably the coolest sounding name ever for something that geeky). Apparently, there are enough gamers out their violating the Xbox Live...

    Posted September 15, 2009

    Microsoft Cracking Down On Shadow Complex Cheaters. Gamertags Beware!
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Game Reviews Need Reference

    On this week's Soapbox, Adam responds directly to you, the readers. Apparently many of you were unhappy with the references made to other games in the Shadow Complex and Batman: Arkham Asylum reviews. Well The Sess took it upon himself to explain to you why it's important to include those references when talking about any form of art, including...

    Posted August 26, 2009

    Sessler's Soapbox: Game Reviews Need Reference
  • Comic Book Writer Peter David Responds To Shadow Complex Controversy

    Last week, I wrote about the brewing controversy between Shadow Complex and the gay community. Some gay people are not buying the game because of Orson Scott Card's involvement; they do not appreciate his anti-gay stances and do not want to support any of his works (or in this case related works). Renowned comic-book writer Peter David (The...

    Posted August 25, 2009

    Comic Book Writer Peter David Responds To Shadow Complex Controversy
  • Shadow Complex, Gay Politics, Purchasing Decisions, And You

    Do you consider your personal politics when purchasing games? That's the question Gamasutra's Christian Nutt posed. (Full disclosure: Christian is a great friend of mine.) As a gay man, Nutt was conflicted about Shadow Complex. He loves the genre, but resents Orson Scott Card's anti-gay views. He said: "When Shadow Complex was announced, I...

    Posted August 21, 2009

    Shadow Complex, Gay Politics, Purchasing Decisions, And You
  • X-Play's Shadow Complex Review & Sweepstakes!

    Shadow Complex is an old-school throwback available for Xbox Live Arcade on August 19th, and we've got Adam Sessler's very positive review, but, before you read it, you should go to the Shadow Complex Sweepstakes page, where you can get your hands on one of 20 free codes to play it before its release. As you will see from Adam's review, the...

    Posted August 17, 2009

    X-Play's Shadow Complex Review & Sweepstakes!
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Exploration is Rewarding to Your Melons

    Ladies and gentlemen, let's all let Adam Sessler know that we all like melons. Now that that's over with, this week Adam has been playing through Batman: Arkham Asylum and Shadow Complex, and it reminded him how much he loves games that include exploration. Specifically, games that encourage you to dig deep into their virtual world by rewarding...

    Posted August 12, 2009

    Sessler's Soapbox: Exploration is Rewarding to Your Melons
  • Sessler's Soapbox: Downloadable Games Keep Things Fresh

    If you've been playing 'Splosion Man as much as I have, this week's Soapbox is for you. The Sess uses that game as a springboard to talk about all the reasons why downloadable games are great for the industry and gamers alike. From the creativity aspect, to keeping platformers alive, to maintaining very challenging difficulty curves, Xbox Live...

    Posted August 5, 2009

    Sessler's Soapbox: Downloadable Games Keep Things Fresh
  • Comic-Book Author Peter David Tabbed For Epic's Shadow Complex

    Renowned comic-book scribe Peter David has written the script for Epic Games' Shadow Complex for Xbox Live Arcade. The game is coming out on August 19 and TheFeed's excellent Jake Gaskill will have preview on it soon. According to Microsoft: "David created an original new story for Shadow Complex that runs parallel to the events in Orson...

    Posted July 17, 2009

    Comic-Book Author Peter David Tabbed For Epic's Shadow Complex
  • Updated: Microsoft Reveals Dates And Prices For Its Xbox Live "Summer of Arcade"

    Updated: July 10 12:55pm PST It’s no secret that summertime is a particular slow time for gaming. But it looks as though Microsoft is planning to keep gamers from succumbing to the temptation to get off the couch for a few hours (the nerve!). It’s all part of Microsoft’s “Summer of Arcade” promotion that will...

    Posted July 9, 2009

    Updated: Microsoft Reveals Dates And Prices For Its Xbox Live "Summer of Arcade"
  • Shadow Complex Direct-Feed Gameplay

    Your girlfriend is kidnapped and being harshly interrogated in a mysterious building. What do you do? Explore!! Check out the direct-feed gameplay for the new action side-scroller Shadow Complex, based on the Orson Scott Card novel, Empire. Shadow Complex Direct-Feed Gameplay Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted June 9, 2009

    Shadow Complex Direct-Feed Gameplay
  • Shadow Complex "Game Of The Year" Trailer

    Posted: December 22, 2009

    2,267 Views | 01:12

  • Best of 2009: Best Downloadable Game

    Posted: December 15, 2009

    5,205 Views | 02:15

  • Best of 2009: Best Original Game

    Posted: December 15, 2009

    9,107 Views | 01:52

  • Holiday Buyers Guide 2009: Top Downloadable Games

    Posted: November 24, 2009

    2,625 Views | 01:00

  • Cheat! Shadow Complex: Beat the Mech Biped Boss

    Posted: September 29, 2009

    1,796 Views | 01:54

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