Shakii the Wolf is a classic platform based game with the main character bearing a passing resemblance to Tails from Sonic the Hedgehog including the cartoon like graphics and making very good use of DOS based systems. With all of the classic aspects you could and should expect from this type of platform game including multiple enemies, bosses, attack styles, etc Shakii the Wolf shapes up to be a classic game. Shakii the Wolf offers all of the game play that you would expect from a genre of the classic platform game to provide a very playable game for the whole family from 3 to 93.
The pregame history that leads to the actual game is basic in its concept but expected for such a classic platform game. You are Shakii the Wolf usurped leader of the Shake kingdom. Outcast by the fearsome warrior Midnight Sword who captured your kingdom after his devastating invasion, you have been driven to the Land of Giants. Thus begins your adventure in Shakii the Wolf with the aim of seeking your revenge and recapturing your kingdom from the evil warrior Midnight Sword and defeating his armies along the way to ease your passage to success. Even the use of midnight in the evil dudes name is a classic sign of evil that just helps to show the simplistic approach to the game idea, and the simplistic approach always
leads to the most playable games throughout the electronic gaming history.
The first thing you notice when playing the game is the smooth animation of the main character and the baddies combined with the detailed graphics that are very effective for the time of publication. The game follows the standard split into multiple levels that you would expect with each level having its own boss requiring various tactics to dispose of them with the best possible moves and attacks. Baddies are, as expected, various and fit the surroundings very well with obvious thought into there inclusion in the game and the flow of game play. Likewise the attacks available grow throughout the game to provide an effective arsenal that is essential for later creatures and bosses.
You will find Shakii The Wolf a very entertaining game, if somewhat dated, that will provide hours of fun for all the family and provide a real insight into the history of this classic platform game genre.