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6)  System Shock Remastered

Oh, right in the nostalgia…

You are a hacker who has just awakened from a surgery-induced coma. On waking, you discover you have some pretty high-tech neural implants, which is awesome, and the AI in charge has taken over and converted everyone into cyborgs, which is not so awesome.

The original System Shock was released in 1994 and was one of the most advanced games of the time. Over the years it’s inspired a few notable games, the best known being Bioshock and Dead Space. And now, it’s being remastered and rereleased.

As one of the first FPSes, it plays very much like Doom or Quake. The biggest difference from its peers, though, is its focus on story, which has a direct impact on any fear or horror you may feel while playing. Nobody was scared playing the original Doom game, because the story was “Here’s a gun, go kick ass”. But System Shock? It’s known for being, if not the first, then one of the first story driven games, with actual characters you can connect to, and for whom you feel loss when they’re gone.

System Shock Remastered is set for a holiday release.

When life gives you a hammer, you use it, and use it now.

Or if life gives you a gun, use it instead of the hammer and never have to get close to your enemies.

The first eight or so minutes of gameplay, courtesy of the pre-alpha demo.

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