Night time Dive Studios’ System Shock Remastered has been within the works since 2016, when pre-alpha footage was proven. The unique System Shock, launched again in 1994, was critically acclaimed and would go on to encourage the revolutionary Bioshock franchise. System Shock follows the first-person exploits of a anonymous hacker, charged with disabling a malevolent AI system named Shodan. System Shock Remastered takes this basic journey and upgrades it with the assistance of cutting-edge Unreal Engine capabilities. At the moment, the remaster acquired an thrilling new teaser trailer within the wake of its eventual launch.
The trailer, whereas quick, continues to be very evocative of its predecessor — the terrifying environment and visuals are notably obvious and Shodan’s automated, glitchy voice provides to the general sense of dread. Melee weapons and explosives rip limbs aside and hulking automata lurk within the shadows of the house station. You possibly can see the footage above.
Along with the brand new trailer, Night time Dive Studios has announced the discharge of the remaster’s closing demo which comes jam-packed with a large quantity of latest content material starting from lore-based collectibles to an up to date save characteristic. You possibly can examine the entire adjustments within the hyperlink above, however some bigger tweaks embody voice performing (the crew at-large and the notorious Shodan herself), extra problem modes, and a wholly new Our on-line world degree. And, since this can be a demo in any case, Night time Dive Studios is conscious that there’ll possible be new bugs along with the demo’s newest patch.
“Our growth highway was bumpy (to say the least) — however in the end what you’re taking part in is the imaginative and prescient and expertise we got down to create and the adversity and challenges we’ve confronted alongside the best way has solely improved the ultimate recreation,” reads the newest publish on the System Shock web site. “The crew has developed and grown significantly and we hope that the tip product will meet your expectations.”
You possibly can pre-order System Shock Remastered proper now on Steam, GOG, and the Epic Retailer to safe free entry to System Shock 2: Enhanced Version when the remaster drops. Whereas the main points are nonetheless comparatively restricted, the sport is slated for a Summer time 2021 launch.