Like a toolbar on my dad’s PC, System Shock 2 received’t die. In reality, it was launched 20 years in the past this previous Sunday and it’s nonetheless gaining in energy. For most of that point, the game has solely been developed in matches and begins, counting on group patches, supply code leaks, and the willpower of Nightdive Studios to get it again in our fingers. We have it now, however that’s not sufficient for the writer, who thinks the game deserves the kind of consideration plenty of traditional games obtain and has introduced work on System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition.
All the opposite pathetic creatures of meat and bone have this tweet to report on, and that’s all nicely and good for them:
— Nightdive Studios (@NightdiveStudio) August 12, 2019
But in a while right now you’ll have the ability to learn in regards to the last thriller of System Shock 2 on RPS. I talked to Stephen Kick of Nightdive Studios in regards to the ridiculous course of it took to get Shodan working once more, and through that chat he let me know that the System Shock 2 supply code is lastly of their fingers, which implies that Nightdive can get to work with their imaginative and prescient of an enhanced System Shock 2.
It will embrace quite a few enhancements, and so they’re paying explicit consideration to the co-op multiplayer. The game may also be ported to the studio’s KEX engine, although the unique model that’s on Steam and GoG will stay, and can proceed to be up to date by the group.
There’s no launch date for this, however Nightdive is knee-deep in Shock, remaking the original game and having beforehand launched System Shock Enhanced Edition. There’s a complete lot of Shock in inventory.