Shadowgate for NES

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Adventure fantasy 1st-person perspective
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Shadowgate

Online version of Shadowgate for NES. Shadowgate is a 1987 point-and-click adventure, originally released for the Apple Macintosh in the MacVenture series (Deja Vu, Uninvited). The game is named for its setting, Castle Shadowgate, residence of the evil Warlock Lord. The player, as the "last of a great line of hero-kings" is charged with the task of saving the world by defeating the Warlock Lord, who is attempting to summon up the demon Behemoth out of Hell. The player must solve a series of puzzles throughout the castle to proceed to the Warlock Lord's chamber. Due to the castle's perilous nature, at least one lit torch must be in the player's possession at all times...

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Released in
1987
Publisher
Mindscape, Inc.
Developer
ICOM Simulations
Platforms
Amiga, Atari ST, Macintosh (1987), PC DOS (1988), Apple IIgs, NES (1989), Windows 3.x (1993), Nintendo 3DS (2014)
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Shadowgate is currently playable only in version for NES.

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NES Console

Online emulated version of Shadowgate was originally developed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), an 8-bit third-generation home video game cartridge-based console produced by Nintendo, first released in Japan as the Family Computer (commonly known as the Famicom) in 1983. The NES, a face-lifted version, was released internationally in the following years. The NES featured a number of groundbreaking games, such as the platform game Super Mario Bros, the action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda and the action game Metroid. As one of the best-selling gaming consoles of its time, the NES helped revitalize the US video game industry following the video game crash of 1983.

The game controller used for both the NES and the Famicom features an oblong brick-like design with a simple four button layout: two round buttons labeled `A` and `B`, a `START` button, and a `SELECT` button. Additionally, the controllers utilize the cross-shaped joypad, designed by Nintendo employee Gunpei Yokoi, for Nintendo Game & Watch systems, to replace the bulkier joysticks on earlier gaming consoles' controllers.

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online game added: 2014-09-18, by dj