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Video GameShadow Puppeteer Review
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Posted: 3 years ago, last updated 10 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

In Shadow Puppeteer one player controls a shadow and the other player controls the main character. Their task is to help each other progress through a series of platform levels to recover stolen shadows from their hometown.

The puzzles are a mix of 2D and 3D, as the boy is free to move in any direction, while the shadow is limited to being projected on 2D surfaces and using shadows cast by objects as platforms. There are 5 different worlds and each one has distinct visuals and puzzle challenge elements.

Moving an object also moves its shadow. Similarly, moving a shadow can move the object casting it. In order to solve the puzzles, the players can also manipulate the light sources and alter the dimensions of the shadows.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 29/09/2014, updated in 2016

Platforms: PC and Wii U

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Players: 1-2

Genres: Adventure, Platform (Narrative and Traversal)

Developer: Sarepta Studio (@SareptaStudio)

 

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DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 4 hours and 7 hours to complete.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. The game can be played both in single-player mode or shared screen local co-op.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 7.

CostsCosts

Shadow Puppeteer usually costs £10.99 to £13.49.
 

Shadow Puppeteer

Steam Store PC £10.99
Switch Store Wii U £13.49
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Shadow Puppeteer Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@SareptaStudio) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

Diversity and InclusionDiversity and Inclusion

We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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