Get ready to fight the evil SHODAN, as a remake of System Shock, a first-person sci-fi adventure released in 1994, is on the way.
Prime Matter and Nightdive Studios announce the remake of System Shock
This is for you, dear 90’s video game nostalgics. The acclaimed System Shock is about to return in a remake version, after the success of the first edition in 1994. You will then find yourself on an abandoned space station, and your only purpose will be survive to defeat SHODAN (Sentient Hyper-Optimized Data Access Network). No, we’re not talking about a three-headed alien, but about an evil and highly advanced artificial intelligence, programmed for a single purpose: dinstruct humanity. And guess what? You are part of that humanity!
The new System Shock is in effect a faithful remake of the original 1994 title. Ne it maintains the unmistakable first-person gameplay, but strengthens it with one new HD graphics and new, smoother game controls. Experience also sets out to result more immersive, with a new interface and the remaster of the sound sector. The global publishing and distribution agreement between Prime Matter and Nightdive Studio will bring System Shock on PC and consoles by 2022.
“System Shock has been a true act of love and our goal has always been to deliver a game that is as close to perfect as possible,” he said. Stephen Kick, Founder e CEO di Nightdive Studios. “We are thrilled to partner with Prime Matter to achieve this and see it as an important step in the growth of Nightdive Studios. It will allow us to present the remake to fans around the world, in both digital and physical formats, as well as fully honor our commitments to our fans and, in particular, our thousands of supporters on Kickstarter, without whom this game it would never have been possible “.
The first images of the remake and availability for pre-order
Nightdive Studios worked closely with many of the original System Shock team members. The setting of the game, Citadel Station, it’s bigger and more terrifying than ever with new areas, traps, puzzles and secrets to uncover. We managed to get our hands on the first screenshots of the game, which we propose below.
System Shock is already available for pre-order on PC and Linux via Steam, GOG and Epic Game Store. Also a playable demo can be found in the respective stores.