The guide to Styx: Shards of Darkness is the game's compendium. Most notably, this guide contains a walkthrough breaking down each mission and focusing on aiding new players in completion of quests and in solving puzzles. It also contains numerous mechanics-related tips and tricks. In addition to that, the guide also contains both instructions on completing and finding tokens and elements of side quests (tiles, notes, posters). The Styx' equipment and crafting items, which can be crafted by the protagonist. A list of skills can also be found here, along with some advice concerning the best choices, especially during the game's initial stages. We have also prepared an achievement/trophies list along with advice on completing the hardest ones.
Styx: Shards of Darkness is the second entry in a series of games which fantastically combine stealth with more arcade, TPP action. The eponymous goblin tries to mind his own business (that is thievery), but he becomes involved in an inter-racial intrigue, which forces him to pick a part time job as a spy. The plot warrants huge diversification of locations and enemies that populate them. The players have a choice: they can either become a killer or avoid direct confrontation altogether by utilizing the multiplicity of options offered by the environment, skills and numerous gadgets. A huge advantage of this game is the ability of accomplishing mission goals in more than one way.
The guide to Styx: Shards of Darkness includes:
- A walkthrough of main and side quests;
- Locations of tokens;
- A break-down of mechanics-related topics and numerous advice;
- A break-down of the inventory and gadgets;
- A description of skills and advice on unlocking them;
- A list of trophies along with advice on unlocking them.
Patrick "YxU" Homa (www.gamepressure.com)
About Styx: Shards of Darkness Game Guide
Author : Patrick "yxu" Homa for gamepressure.com
last update : March 16, 2017
Guide contains : 28 pages, 169 images.
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Styx: Shards of Darkness Video Game
- genre: Action
- developer: Cyanide Studio
- publisher: Focus Home Interactive
- platform: PC, XONE, PS4
Styx: Shards of Darkness is a sequel to the well-received TPP stealth game Styx: Master of Shadows. The protagonist of Styx: Shards of Darkness is the eponymous goblin assassin, known from another Cyanide game, the RPG Of Orcs and Men. After the fall of the Akenash tower, hiding the source of precious amber, new circumstances force Styx to infiltrate the city of Körangar, the stronghold of the Dark Elves. It turns out that the secretive diplomatic meeting of the Elves and the Dwarves is just a cover for a dangerous conspiracy and an alliance of the goblin-hating races.
Mechanics-wise, Styx: Shards of Darkness does not differ much from its predecessor. It's still a TPP action game, focusing on the stealth aspect and quiet methods of eliminating possible foes. However, the game's elements have been expanded. The world of Styx: Shards of Darkness is larger, and the protagonist can now use a wide range of new abilities, such as the ability to jump from one corner of a room to another, climb up ropes or us a knife to move around via zip-lines.
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