Later this week, Zojoi's remake of the classic MacVenture title Shadowgate launches on Steam. The game has received a significant visual upgrade in the decades since its original release, but it hasn't lost any of its characteristic difficulty — as seen in the gameplay video above, which features no fewer than four gruesome deaths. For more details on what you're seeing in that video, check out the Overview below, in which we discuss what's new in the upcoming remake.
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