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In The Shadows
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
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Release date: Q4 2016
About In The Shadows
In The Shadows is a puzzle platformer game where you use lights to scare away shadows creatures that transform into everyday objects you can use to your own advantage. Confront your fears, solve puzzles, find secrets.

In The Shadows is a story about a man who dive back into a childhood fantasy world, to remember his past, to make sense of his life. A deep emotional journey about confronting your fears.

Features :
  • Multiple fantastic worlds to explore.
  • Different monsters with each their own mechanics.
  • 45 Levels to explore with challenging puzzles to solve.
  • Hidden levels and secrets to uncover!
  • Colorful environments with real time lighting!
  • Beautiful music made exclusively for the game.
  • A deep emotional story about fears and comfort.
  • Xbox 360, Xbox One Controller support.

In the game you use different sources of light to scare away monsters. Sometime light boxes, sometime lamp post, each light source will make the monsters transform into different objects. They can be a ladder, a trampoline, a door, a key... each monster helps you in your adventure with their unique mechanic.

The puzzles are crafted to be challenging and have an added difficulty for player who want a bigger challenge by finding all the stars laying around in the game. Collecting all the stars will open hidden levels and secrets.

The music for In The Shadows was composed to give the eerie mood of the world you are discovering. Peaceful instrumental music made exclusively for the game. Composed by Lombus

In The Shadows as been played in public on two occasions, at Montreal Jeux Indie 2016 and more recently at GDC 2016 with the IndieMegaBooth []. The game will be also on display at PAX East 2016 in the PAX Rising section, April 22-24.


Development :
In The Shadows as been in development for more than a year by a single person. It uses a clever techniques of relighting voxel art for the environment to give a rich and colorful mood to the game with real time lighting. This create beautiful interactive shadows over the pixel art. The graphics of In The Shadows were made possible by using Qubicle professional voxel editor to make all the environments graphics in game.

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Popular Discussions View All (1)
Sep 24, 2016 @ 6:45am
In The Shadows General Questions!
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Firethunder Sep 23, 2016 @ 7:09am 
ColorspaceStudio  [author] Aug 10, 2016 @ 11:24pm 
@Radiati☢n_Colorado593 Unity
ColoTrash Aug 6, 2016 @ 9:31am 
Great game What graphics engine is made?
Jimmy LV3 Apr 21, 2016 @ 8:09pm 
I find the entire game very visually appealling as if it was a forgotten classic game being brought back to life once again. I hope to see this game soon in the store, because it looks fantastic and holds a mysterious story that I wish to play and enjoy it from start to finish.
Wig Bang Apr 19, 2016 @ 4:46am 
Very pretty.
Sami35 Apr 14, 2016 @ 12:13pm 
charmlady Apr 12, 2016 @ 12:26am 
Guzelmis :steamhappy:
SHAARΔWEL|92 Apr 11, 2016 @ 9:19am 
Nice game:steammocking:
Jebać Orka Apr 11, 2016 @ 7:40am 
กีอดบาส DW Apr 11, 2016 @ 3:05am