System Shock Remastered Passes $900,000 Funding Goal

The upcoming System Shock remaster has surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal.

As of July 9, funding stands at $ 905,396, clearing the $ 900,000 target. So far, more than 14,500 people have backed the campaign, which runs for another 18 days (via Game Informer).

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You don’t have to put down money on the remake until you’ve tried it: a demo for System Shock Remastered is available on Steam, GOG, and Humble right now.

The demo is “a proof of concept,” according to developer Night Dive Studios. However, the performance, features, and visuals “are subject to change.”

For lots more on the System Shock remaster, visit the game’s Kickstarter page.

Night Dive is also working on System Shock 3. The developer confirmed the news in 2015 and released short snippets of gameplay footage earlier this year. It looks similar to what you can see in System Shock Remastered’s demo. Deus Ex and System Shock producer Warren Spector joined the studio to lead development on System Shock 3.

System Shock isn’t the first game the studio’s remade. Night Dive remastered and released the original Turok late last year, and it has plans to remake the sequel as well. Both games are on their way to Xbox One.

System Shock’s original developer was Looking Glass Studios, while the sequel’s development was a collaboration with Irrational Games. After System Shock 2, Irrational went on to develop the series’ spiritual successor, BioShock.

GameSpot

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