shadowbane

Official Site: Shadowbane (Wikipedia)
Studio: Wolfpack Studios/Ubisoft
Launch Date: March 25, 2003
Sunset Date: July 1, 2009
Genre: Isometric Dark Fantasy PvP Sandbox
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

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