NFG Summary:Shu is a captivating platformer that takes players on an emotional journey through beautifully designed levels. The unique ability to recruit different characters and their special powers adds depth and excitement to the gameplay. With stunning visuals, a gripping storyline, and challenging time trials, Shu is a must-play for fans of the genre.

Categories: 2D, Platformer
Meta Score: 72
Store: Shu (Price: $ 1,75)
User Score: 68.0
Platform: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PC, Nintendo Switch
Publisher Names: Coatsink Software
Support Language: English*, French*, Italian*, German*, Spanish – Spain*, Japanese*
*languages with full audio support
Publish Date: 2018-01-23

PC Requirements:


  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 @ 2.13GHz or Equivalent
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Graphics: AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5000 Series or Equivalent
  • Storage: 3 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: 16:9 aspect ratio monitor


When the great and terrible Storm destroys Shu’s village, he embarks on a desperate journey to survive. On his travels he’ll encounter stranded villagers survivors of the devastation that need his help. In return for his assistance, these peculiar characters will grant Shu unique special abilities that he can use to traverse the treacherous path ahead. Their only hope is to work together, in search of sanctuary – and a way to stop the Storm. Can you outrun the end of world? Features: 15 lush, expansive levels, set in 5 diverse lands; A plethora of collectibles and secrets to discover; 10 recruitable characters, each with their own unique power; An incredible original soundtrack; Compete in time trials to see who is the fastest out of your friends – or the world. []

Positive Comment(s)

Despite it being a short game outside of its high replay value, Shu is a charming and beautiful 2.5D platformer that has a lot to offer between its calm stages and its more frantic moments.90App Trigger
Whether you love platformers or not, Shu is a wonderful
Shu is a beautiful 2D platformer that while short on length and content provides a wonderful and mostly peaceful adventure for all audiences to enjoy.80Switch Player
Shu is a charming and elegant little platformer that surprised me with its fast, but also calming, gameplay.80COGconnected
SHU is a classic platformer that does the genre justice. It may not be super advanced, but it is good fun.80Pocket Gamer UK

Negative Comment(s)

It doesn’t last long, but it’s very enjoyable and intense. A good and addictive platformer that works great on the Switch.70Vandal
Shu is nice, but it is overshadowed by the many other 2D platformers on

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