Kidnapped as a child by the evil Beast-Mages, you have been transformed into a creature of fearsome power, agility and strength. In this guides you faithfully serve the Beast and its cohorts for many years as their warrior-messenger. Until one day, you discover the awful secret - the truth about your past, a truth that drives you wild with anger and sends you on a trail of bloody revenge against your master.
Your task is to fight your way through several different regions in order to reach the heart of the enemy's stronghold, where you will face your ultimate adversary. Along the way you will encounter an awesome array of monsters and traps. Be ruthless, be quick... for only the strongest and toughest can hope to survive. Prepare to live by your wits, relying on split-second reactions and ingenuity. Combat the diabolical creatures. Dodge the deadly plantlife. Overcome the devious traps to find and use the long-lost artifacts. Prepare to enter the Shadow of the Beast!