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    System Shock 2

    Game » consists of 6 releases. Released Aug 11, 1999

    Developed by Looking Glass Studios and released in 1999, this cyberpunk first-person shooter with RPG elements established new standards for storytelling and gameplay.

    sin4profit's System Shock 2 (PC) review

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    Cult classic

    System Shock 2 goes down as one of my favorite games of all time. An experience, at the time, that i had never had before and one of the scariest games i had ever played.

    In System Shock 2 you play a survivor in a massive ship that once housed a small civilization until a mysterious infection starts to take over it's inhabitants. Though your escape you run into zombie like baddies. Armed, at first, with only a wrench you can be prepard to have yer ass handed to you very quickly by the first baddy you see and this instills the fear in you...when you hear them rambling on around the corner you know you'll want to make a careful approach. You develop yourself with an RPG leveling up system of cybernetic implants that can make you stronger or a better shot and through the game this gives you a real sense of being a bad ass as the once troublesome zombie like characters are no longer much of a threat. However, there are more then just zombies on this ship out to get you as on board turret systems, servant robotics gone haywire and even experimental "psyonic" monkeys are out ta kill ya. You'll also run into moments of ghostly aperitions and personal messages via a PDA system that tell tell of life upon the ship and reveal bits of story throughout. All the while being shadowed under the haunting influence of SHODAN, a rogue artificial intelligence system.

    System Shock 2 is truly a cult classic and for good reason. If you haven't yet, i'd highly recommend getting your hands on this one. despite the graphics, which were considered poor even for their time, the overall feel of the game will carry you all the way to the end.

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