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The final major show of the week is currently going on with the PC Gaming Show. It’s System Shock, the new reboot of the classic beloved franchise.
System Shock Gameplay Trailer
As pulled directly from the website for the game:
“We’ve gathered a team of industry veterans from games like Fallout: New Vegas, Mass Effect, and BioShock to create a faithful reboot of the classic game we all know and love. In System Shock, you’ll take on the role of a resourceful hacker as you explore and survive the terrors of Citadel Station brought on by a rogue AI named SHODAN. To ensure this reboot is as true to the original as possible, we’ve been collaborating with the original developers of System Shock 1.”
The demo is currently available on Steam.
What is the series?
System Shock is a game series that started all the way back in 1994 and is a first-person action-adventure video game series. There was a sequel in 1999 and a third game in the series was announced in 2015, but it was shifted over to Tencent in 2020. It’s a beloved series that you’ll recognise the DNA of in series such as Deus Ex and the Bioshock series of games.