How to play The Shadow on Mac

Game summary

The Shadow was once a vicious criminal captured by a mystic and taught the powers of the mind. He became the nemesis of evil. Now, donning his sweeping cape and disguise, The Shadow takes on his most dangerous foe yet; the last descendant of the great Genghis Khan. Join the fight and with your help, The Shadow will be victorious. The Shadow was a canceled SNES game published by Ocean. It is based in the film of the same name. It is currently available for download.

Play The Shadow on Mac with Parallels (virtualized)

The easiest way to play The Shadow on a Mac is through Parallels, which allows you to virtualize a Windows machine on Macs. The setup is very easy and it works for Apple Silicon Macs as well as for older Intel-based Macs.

Parallels supports the latest version of DirectX and OpenGL, allowing you to play the latest PC games on any Mac. The latest version of DirectX is up to 20% faster.

Our favorite feature of Parallels Desktop is that when you turn off your virtual machine, all the unused disk space gets returned to your main OS, thus minimizing resource waste (which used to be a problem with virtualization).

The Shadow installation steps for Mac

Step 1
Go to and download the latest version of the software.
Step 2
Follow the installation process and make sure you allow Parallels in your Mac’s security preferences (it will prompt you to do so).
Step 3
When prompted, download and install Windows 10. The download is around 5.7GB. Make sure you give it all the permissions that it asks for.
Step 4
Once Windows is done installing, you are ready to go. All that’s left to do is install The Shadow like you would on any PC.
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