Hidden ninja style brawler game. Multiplayer deadmatch platformer.

Best if you have gamepad.

Switch between white and black to hide in the shadows or in the light. Beat your opponent with stealth and cunning reflexes.


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shadowbrawlers_linux32.zip 62 MB
shadowbrawlers_linux64.zip 61 MB
shadowbrawlers_osx64.zip 66 MB
shadowbrawlers_win32.zip 46 MB
shadowbrawlers_win64.zip 55 MB

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Very visually polished for a web game! Was this, by any chance, inspired by that one episode of Samurai Jack? 

I'm stuck in the running thing


¿Can you please elaborate?


Good smart and fun concept !Amazing animations !

Well done !

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This game is AWESOME! Good job man!

even tho block is slow and kinda broken...and there is no exit button when u download it

And Im kinda new to this site...Is it only for people who want to upload their games and for others to play them?

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yeah is true. tere is no exit buton, but you can just press scape and then close the tab.
Talking about the block: can you tell us why seems broken?
the block slow you down if you don't block right on time. We make it in this way to prevent block-sploit.  try it with friends and you will understand.

This site is for developers who want to show and sell their games, and for gamers who want new indie games to play. I think.

 thanks for playing!

Ok, thanks!

the maps wont load i cant get past lvl 5 

thx. yeah, the game have some bugs, but if you reload the page the problem is solved 

how do i reload the page? the closest thing i can do is close the window because it freezes on a white screen but it still wont load the map after i open it back up

Mmmh, that IS strange.

Well, you might try two things : Try loading the page with incognito mode, or try reloading using CTRL+SHIFT+F5

Sorry for being unable to fix the problem right now, and, thanks for your patience.

Alternatively you can try the newgrounds version, but it doesn't have fullscreen, and it might have the same issue.

I updated the downloadable versions, try those, they should work with no problem

ctr shift f5 didnt work and i cant go into incognito mode as i downloaded it and its still not working. also sorry if i bother u too much with these comments i just like this game and wanna play more of it than i already can.

Hola de nuevo, sorry for the radio silence, your comments are no bother at all : D.

We just made an update, you can try this version. Although , I'm not sure if it will work since I am unsure of what issue might be producing the bug affecting you.

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This game has really solid mechanics. Nice job!

I've found a bug in multiplayer: sometimes the map won't load, instead the entire screen will be colored with the light color(based on the chosen palette). Here a video about the problem (maybe It's just a corrupted map)



We are glad you like the game! Thanks for reporting the bug, we are going to hunt for it next time we have the chance.

This game would be really awesome if there was online play, or if you didn't need a gamepad to play versus. Don't give up on this game. I love the idea and it has a lot of potential behind it! :)


Thanks for your encouraging! Sorry for not providing a way to being play without a gamepad.

Online mode is something that we choose to avoid because we don't have the time and resources right now to commit to. But we used to have a mode in the prototype version where two players could play with one keyboard by removing the "block" and "dash" moves. We could add that option next time we have the chance.

anybody want to join me on shadow brawlers versus deathmatch?



Sorry to tell you, the game only has local multiplayer. You will need at least one joystick and other humans to play Versus.

cant beat the second part of the first level solo

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hi! don't know if you are trying with a gamepad or a keyboard, so maybe is hard to understand how are the keybendings

In keyboard you have the SHIFT for dash and the SPACEBAR to change color

In xbox gamepad you have the LEFT TRIGGER for dash and the RIGHT TRIGGER to change color

That's the information you need to beat that tutorial. 

thank you

Fun, interesting mechanic

this is a great game. if possible i want to download it and share it with friends