System Shock remake release set for late summer, demo out now on PC

A brand-new trailer for Nightdive Studios’ System Shock remake provides fans a take a look at the video game’s upgraded battle. The studio released its teaser on Thursday early morning, declaring the video game’s very first demonstration — which must be offered for all gamers by Thursday afternoon, a couple of months ahead of the video game’s prepared release.

The teaser trailer takes gamers to the upgraded Castle Station. And while it begins as a climatic jaunt through the spaceport station’s haunted halls — total with scary commentary — it rapidly becomes a war versus the stranded residents. We see the gamer shoot, smash, and blow up some zombielike opponents that are shambling through the station.

“Our development road was bumpy (to say the least) — but ultimately what you’re playing is the vision and experience we set out to create and the adversity and challenges we’ve faced along the way has only improved the final game,” stated Nightdive in a Kickstarter upgrade on Thursday. “The team has evolved and grown considerably and we hope that the end product will meet your expectations. With all that said we are planning on a late Summer 2021 release date.”

Nightdive’s objective with the demonstration — which will be offered on Windows PC through Steam, the Legendary Games Shop, and GOG — is to use a playable glance at a “feature-complete version of the game,” CEO Stephen Kick stated in an interview with PC Player.

Thursday’s upgrade comes 3 years after System Shock very first went on hiatus, and almost 5 years because its Kickstarter success. The group stated it at first wandered off too far from the initial video game’s vision, however has actually because checked a few of the modifications. However that doesn’t indicate the remake will look similar to what gamers keep in mind from the 1994 initial. Kick detailed some significant departures in his PC Player interview, consisting of a dismemberment system and a modification in the video game’s vibrant soundtrack.

Fans can download the demonstration Thursday to see these modifications on their own. System Shock will release in late summertime 2021 on the Legendary Video Game Shop, GOG, and Steam for $44.99. Gamers who pre-order the revamped System Shock will get System Shock 2: Boosted Edition totally free when it is offered.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.