1UP: "Shadowalker's titular heroine, Phoenix Shadowalker, is one of those rare interesting original characters created solely for mobile games. She packs a katana and a six-shooter, was born with the uncanny ability to see evil spirits, and eventually sprouts a pair of demon wings from her back. Her quest to rescue the children of a village that once shunned her is enjoyable, but it becomes somewhat repetitive halfway through the game.
In a style similar to the Castlevania series, Shadowalker explores great-looking (but frequently recycled) ghost ships, towns, and castles while hacking and shooting her way through a limited number of different zombies and monsters. Although these creatures grow tougher later in the game and drop more loot, the enemies and environments don't offer much variety".