Shadwen is an assassin on a quest to kill the new King of Rivendon. You play as the titular killer as she makes her way through the night-time streets of a peacefully sleeping town. You must decide if you want to trek through town killing the patrolling Guards, or are you avoiding them in order to make your way peacefully. You also encounter Lily, a bright young orphan, who must join you on your quest. The relationship between the two of you will be decided by your actions: will she see you kill? In this series, we’ve showcase different styles […]
In Shadwen, you play the titular assassin, and she is on a quest to kill the King. Sneaking your way to the castle, you need to choose if you intend to kill all the Guards in your way, or if you’ll deviously distract them so you can pass them without complications. During your journey you encounter Lily, a bright young orphan, and she’ll join your quest, blithely unaware of your true intentions until she witnesses your murderous ways, when your relationship with her must change. In the second part of this short series, we showcase different ways to play Shadwen. […]
In Shadwen, you play the titular assassin on a quest to kill King Gwydion. To get through Rivendon Town and Rivendon Castle to him, you need to choose if you intend to kill all the Guards in your way, or if you’ll deviously distract them to allow you to get by unnoticed. You are not traveling alone: Lily, a bright young orphan, is with you, and your relationship with her depends on what sort of impression you give her. Will she witness you murder the Guards, or will the two of you pass through the night-time shadows of Rivendon like […]
Less than two weeks to go! Launch platforms include PC, PS4™, OS X® and Linux. The launch price of the game will vary slightly based on platforms and stores and their pricing policies. On PC it will be $14.55 / 14.55€ or less, and the regular price once the launch discount is over will be $16.99 / 16.99€ across all platforms and stores. Shadwen will be available for purchase from Steam®, PSN™, GOG.com, Humble Store, Origin™, the Mac® App Store®, and the GeForce NOW™ store.
We’re stoked to announce that Shadwen will emerge from the Shadows in May 2016! The initial launch platforms are PC and PlayStation 4. Shadwen will launch at a spectacularly low launch discount price of $14.55 on PC, following a “demo event” campaign where gamers from all over the world were able to play a sneak-peek beta demo and lower the launch price by doing so. The starting price was $35 but over 20.000 downloads, 3.5 million points, and over 100.000 killed guards dropped the price to $14.55 (with a launch discount applied). The final launch price of the game will […]
We’re happy to confirm that Shadwen will launch with a level editor! Build your own explosive stealth levels with the #Shadwen Level Editor #FromTheShadows Available at launch! pic.twitter.com/rLNHwcjrCC — ShadwenGame (@ShadwenGame) February 26, 2016 The editor is the same one that we use ourselves, so it’s a very versatile tool! The editors allow you to edit existing levels, create whole new levels and share your creations through the Steam Workshop. We’ve already seen some really awesome community-made levels in the Trine games, and we hope to see lots more in Shadwen! We have a team working on creating easy-to-understand tutorials […]
Many thanks for everyone who took part! We’re stoked to see such a positive response and so many people playing the demo. 🙂 The Demo Event has now ended, but the demo is still available to download and play for all who want to try it! Check out www.shadwen.com for more information. It looks like Shadwen’s launch price is going to be $14.55! This price will be valid for about 1-2 weeks from launch depending on the platform, and the regular price will be 15% higher. Launch dates and platforms will be announced later.
Play the demo, drop the launch price! You can now try out a sneak peek demo of Shadwen for a limited time. Each playthrough helps drive down the eventual launch price of the game. So go ahead, download the demo and start playing! 🙂 Don’t forget to share your best moments with #FromTheShadows for a chance to win Shadwen & Frozenbyte related prizes! How to Participate STEP 1: Get the demo! Demo is available for free on Steam, GOG & Humble Store STEP 2: Play! Each playthrough contributes to a community score. The higher the community score, the lower […]
We’re excited to announce our new stealth IP: Shadwen! Release in 2016. Shadwen is a true stealth game where the only rule is to remain unseen. Stay hidden – or the ruthless guards will capture you on sight. Check out the very first trailer below! Shadwen, an assassin on a quest to kill the king, has a chance encounter with a little orphaned girl, Lily. She follows Shadwen on her dangerous journey, but when the ruthless guards get too close, Shadwen must take action right in front of Lily’s eyes. Will Shadwen resort to violence and let Lily witness her […]