System Shock

System Shock is a classic action-adventure game first launched in 1994, spawning a sequel, a full remake in 2023, and inspiring the likes of BioShock, Deus Ex, and Prey. Played in first person, you play a hacker who must stop a rogue AI. 

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System Shock
May 30, 2023
Looking Glass Technologies, NightDive Studios
Origin Systems, Prime Matter
Action, Adventure
Dark Engine (original) // Unreal Engine (remake)
M For Mature 17+ due to Animated Blood and Gore, Animated Violence
System Shock 2
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2023 Is The Best Year To Be A New Gamer

From influential remakes to blockbusters favouring approachability, 2023 is proving to be a great year for newcomers to gaming

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System Shock Was Originally "Sonic The Hedgehog In Space"

Sonic was already in space by then, so it’s a good thing Looking Glass decided to change strategy.

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Original System Shock Ending Would've Made You Think SHODAN Infected Your PC

System Shock nearly tricked its players into thinking SHODAN had actually hacked their systems.

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10 Games That John Carpenter Should Make Into Movies

Apart from Dead Space, what other games you'd like Carpenter to adapt?

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System Shock Remake Gets March Release Window

Looks like System Shock is being delayed to 2023. 

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System Shock Owner Says Third Game's Future Is Up To Tencent

It's up to Tencent to give us System Shock 3.

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8 Best Villain Speeches in Video Game History

These villain's have a way with words.

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System Shock, Deus Ex, Thief Creator Warren Spector Slams NFTs

The games industry legend considers them to be a waste of time and money.

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Deus Ex And Thief Creator Warren Spector Gives Up On System Shock 3

The project might just be dead in the water, but the games industry legend has big plans for the future.

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System Shock TV Series To Be Directed By Mortal Kombat Writer

This will be screenwriter Greg Russo's directorial debut.

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This Doom Mod Combines The Creepiness Of Alien And System Shock

In this Doom 2 mod, no one can hear you scream.

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System Shock Remake Launching Next Year

The remaster of the 1994 classic is now due to launch some time in 2022, with some fresh screenshots to tide System Shock fans over.

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Live Action System Shock Series Headed To Streaming Platform Binge

Nightdive Studios' classic series will air exclusively on Binge.

Everyone's Talking About Deathloop's System Shock Reference

'0451' started as a reference to System Shock developer Looking Glass Studios' office door code, but now it's an immersive sim in-joke.

10 Long-Running Games That Never Got To Finish Their Story

Some fans were left without disappointed when these series never had a proper ending.

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System Shock Remake Gets New Demo, Pre-Orders Include System Shock 2: Enhanced Edition

The System Shock remake from Nightdive Studios just got a brand new playable demo that you can download right now.

PS4 Getting Two Classic N64 Games This Month, According To Leak

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, and its sequel, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, are reportedly set to be released on February 25.

System Shock Remake Demo And Pre-orders Planned For Late February

System Shock remake has a new demo coming to the PC.

System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition Developers Tease VR Support

The developers of the System Shock 2 remake have revealed that they are working on virtual reality support for the game.