Neon Shadow is a First Person Shooter set in a Cyber Punk theme.
The game was developed by South African game studio, Tasty Poison Games, and published by Crescent Moon Games.
Single Player Campaign
Your mission is to set out to a space station and investigate what happened aboard. You arrive onto it only to be greeted by dark mechanoids. It is up to you to prevent them taking over the galaxy. The bottom line is lock and load!
You can select from four difficulty levels, are you upto the challenge soldier?
You can play in various modes using online or LAN multiplayer including, death-match and co-op.
You can play with your friends using the Friend Invites option, or choose the Auto Match option to find a random opponent.
If you have a tablet, two players can play a split screen game with each, controlling a character at either sides of the screen.
You can customize your character in either multiplayer modes.
The controls are very smooth. You have to swipe around on the right side of the screen to look around and use the left side of the screen to move around. You can fire your weapon using the button with the crosshair, located on the bottom right corner of the screen.
You can tweak the look sensitivity and the control layout from the in-game menu.
The game also supports various game controllers including the popular Moga Controller, Game Stop Red Samurai. You can even play the game on the new Android console, Nvidia Shield.
The interface portion is on the top of the screen with the Weapon icon, the number of bullets for the weapon, the Character portrait and the character’s health. The pause button is on the top right corner of the screen.
The character’s portrait reflects the player’s health, similar to what we had in Doom. When your character loses health, blood appears on the face.
- Great Graphics
- Good soundtrack
- Smooth Controls
- Singleplayer Campaign
- Multiplayer Mode (2 player split screen on one device: co-op campaign and death-match modes.)
- Controller support (Moga controllers, Game Stop Red Samurai)
- Google Play Games Services for Achievements
- No In-App Purchases
- AI may not be “intelligent” on lower difficulty levels.
- Lack of checkpoints or an option to save at will. Progress is only saved at the end of each level.
You can buy Neon Shadow for just $ 2.99 from Google Play.
The game’s soundtrack is from Abducted by Sharks.