DGS-Online writes: "Metroid Vania. In the name manifests the dominant, original idea. Nintendo released Super Metroid, and in 1994 set a new standard within the platformer genre. Three years later, Toshiharu Furukawa and Koji Igarashi of Castlevania: Symphony of the Night. Meticulous emulation of Super Metroid's innovative concepts, supplemented with influences from the RPG genre, provided a much-acclaimed title that was the model for most of the parts in the more recent Castlevania parts. But yet what was received, was a full, modern successor of that legendary productions. Shadow Chair With Complex seeks to remedy this situation."