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Frogger: Ancient Shadow

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Frogger: Ancient Shadow
Frogger: Ancient Shadow cover
Hudson Soft
Release dates
Windows 2006
Metacritic 54
Series Frogger
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Frogger: Ancient Shadow is a platform video game developed by Hudson Soft and released by Konami as a sequel to Frogger's Adventures: The Rescue.

Frogger: Ancient Shadow was originally released in 2005 on consoles only. However, it was later released on Windows around August 2006 exclusively via a USB game controller called the Konami Live! Online Game Controller which could download the game from Konami's servers after plugging in and installing the USB game controller's drivers as well as the Konami Live! game launcher.

As of July 2012, the servers have been discontinued. The game, as well as the USB game controller's drivers can no longer be downloaded, essentially disabling usage of the entire product unless the files were already installed. The Windows version of Frogger: Ancient Shadow is now considered to be partially found media, as most of the game's assets have recently been found and the game has been restored to a playable state by importing assets from other released versions of the game.[1]

General information

Highway Frogs - A community dedicated to modding and collecting information on the Frogger Franchise


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
[ Official website] (unavailable)
Dongle check (the dongle must be connected in order to play)
Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)

Game data

Save game data location

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\save*.sav[Note 1]
The * is a number.



Keyboard and mouse State Notes
There is key remapping available in the restored version, however this is not in the original version.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Controller sensitivity
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
There is XInput controller support available in the restored version, however this is not in the original version.
Xbox button prompts
Impulse Trigger vibration
DualShock 4 controllers
Generic/other controllers
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
There is simultaneous input support in the restored version, however this is not in the original version.


Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
The Xbox version has surround-sound support, and there appears to be a surround sound test in the game code. However, surround sound is not functional in the release.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
4 Versus
LAN play
Online play

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 8
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


No middleware information; you can edit this page to add it.

System requirements

Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM)
Hard disk drive (HDD)


  1. When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).