Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Developer: Daedalic Entertainment GmbH

Current Version: 1.2.1

Last Updated: 18 days ago

Download Size: 5.4 GB - Download


Japan, 1615. A new Shogun seizes power over Japan and enforces nationwide peace.

In his battle against conspiracy and rebellion, he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills for assassination, sabotage and espionage. But how much are they really willing to sacrifice in the name of peace?

Shadow Tactics is a hardcore tactical stealth game set in Japan around the Edo period.

Take control of a team of deadly specialists and sneak in the shadows between dozens of enemies. Choose your approach when infiltrating mighty castles, snowy mountain monasteries or hidden forest camps. Set traps, poison your opponents or completely avoid enemy contact.

The group is composed of very different personalities. Working together as a team seems impossible at first. Yet over the course of many missions, trust is won and friendships are made. The characters develop their own dynamic and each member will have to face their own personal demons.

One of the leaders of this team is Hayato, an agile ninja, who clears the way through his enemies silently, with his sword and shuriken. Samurai Mugen prefers a more powerful approach and can defeat more fiends at one time, but thus also forfeiting flexibility. Aiko is a master of camouflage when she distracts enemies disguised as a Geisha. And the street child Yuki places traps and decoys enemies towards their deadly fate. The mysterious marksman Takuma however, relies on his sniper rifle and takes care of the enemies from a distance.

The player has to carefully evaluate his options in order to master the challenging missions: how will the characters behave as a team? Which one is best equipped for each task? How can they best master the given missions? Come up with your own ingenious tactics to vanquish enemies and complete missions.


· Play as five completely different characters with their unique skill set

· Conquer seemingly impossible challenges where you are outnumbered ten to one

· Find dozens of ways to take out your opponents the way you want

· Jump from roof to roof and climb large buildings to attack the enemy from above

· Explore beautiful environments of ancient Japan in the Edo era

· Choose from three difficulty levels to match your skill

Recommended System Requirements:

OS: macOS Sierra (10.12) or higher
Processor: Intel Quad-Core 3.0GHz
Memory: 6 GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GTX 570, AMD Radeon HD 6950, 2GB Vram
Storage: 13 GB available space


Most Helpful Reviews

Version 1.2.1
Review by soederpopinski

Excellent game - This game is very similar to the classic Commandos, which gives you a team of five or six specialists who have to move your way creatively through a level while not drawing too much attention to yourself. The graphics are beautiful and the characters are each enjoyable. The gameplay is challenging and exciting.

Found helpful by 16 out of 17 people

More Reviews for Current Version

Version 1.2.1
Review by Zac_GUN

very good - Long time no such interesting game, The classic game type. like Commandos.

Found helpful by 26 out of 47 people
Version 1.2.1
Review by Ggate Goober

Very nice. - Very nice game with enjoyable gameplay. Uses 3rd person, overview type point of view, so it doesn’t make me nauseous like the 1st person ones do. Good storyline. The beginner level is just challenging enough, but not too difficult. I’ve only encountered minor issues during gameplay. Highly recommended.

Found helpful by 14 out of 17 people