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System Shock (DOS)

System Shock Screenshots

DOS version

System Shock DOS Title Screen

Title Screen

System Shock DOS Main Menu

Main Menu

System Shock DOS FMV intro: a hacker's work is never done... (CD version)

FMV intro: a hacker's work is never done... (CD version)

System Shock DOS FMV intro: undergoing a cybernetic enhancement surgery (CD version)

FMV intro: undergoing a cybernetic enhancement surgery (CD version)

System Shock DOS The start of the game (320 x 200 mode) - Level 1, Medical

The start of the game (320 x 200 mode) - Level 1, Medical

System Shock DOS The same scene (640 x 480, fullscreen mode)

The same scene (640 x 480, fullscreen mode)

System Shock DOS Viewing an e-mail. You'll unravel the scary truth about what has happened on this space station, piece by piece...

Viewing an e-mail. You'll unravel the scary truth about what has happened on this space station, piece by piece...

System Shock DOS Being attacked by a Serv-bot! Careful!..

Being attacked by a Serv-bot! Careful!..

System Shock DOS A surgery machine. Patch yourself up - and continue the exploration!

A surgery machine. Patch yourself up - and continue the exploration!

System Shock DOS Outside the healing suite

Outside the healing suite

System Shock DOS Encountering a humanoid mutant in another room on Level 1

Encountering a humanoid mutant in another room on Level 1

System Shock DOS In the elevator. Ahh, that soothing music!..

In the elevator. Ahh, that soothing music!..

System Shock DOS In full-screen automap mode, you can write and erase notes on the map to remember where the important places are

In full-screen automap mode, you can write and erase notes on the map to remember where the important places are

System Shock DOS What are those things? Whatever they are, I'm sure my gas grenades can make short work of them!

What are those things? Whatever they are, I'm sure my gas grenades can make short work of them!

System Shock DOS Cyborg drones. Great. Well... I'll right-click on you if you so wish

Cyborg drones. Great. Well... I'll right-click on you if you so wish

System Shock DOS Fancy energy weapon fire effects, lit markings on the floor, weapon list... life seems to be alright after all

Fancy energy weapon fire effects, lit markings on the floor, weapon list... life seems to be alright after all

System Shock DOS Using your sensaround while witnessing a somewhat... strange scene on the floor in front of the elevator

Using your sensaround while witnessing a somewhat... strange scene on the floor in front of the elevator

System Shock DOS Impressive death screen...

Impressive death screen...

System Shock DOS A scary cyborg greets us. Dude, gray is the new gay, okay?

A scary cyborg greets us. Dude, gray is the new gay, okay?

System Shock DOS A corner of one of Citadel's research labs

A corner of one of Citadel's research labs

System Shock DOS A dark, moody corridor... Expect to see lots of those in this game

A dark, moody corridor... Expect to see lots of those in this game

System Shock DOS Cyborg conversion

Cyborg conversion

System Shock DOS It's quiet at the moment, meaning a mutant is probably just about to jump on me...

It's quiet at the moment, meaning a mutant is probably just about to jump on me...

System Shock DOS Plug yourself into a cyberspace terminal, and enter...

Plug yourself into a cyberspace terminal, and enter...

System Shock DOS ...cyberspace! (picture no. 1)

...cyberspace! (picture no. 1)

System Shock DOS Cyberspace (picture no. 2)

Cyberspace (picture no. 2)

System Shock DOS Lever, hardware list, target scan, strange machinery - all somewhere on Level 2

Lever, hardware list, target scan, strange machinery - all somewhere on Level 2

System Shock DOS Cool corridor structures, some weapon info, automap to the right... what else do you need in this life, friend?..

Cool corridor structures, some weapon info, automap to the right... what else do you need in this life, friend?..

System Shock DOS Slowly dying from radiation poisoning in a contaminated area. Proudly displaying your software doesn't seem to help

Slowly dying from radiation poisoning in a contaminated area. Proudly displaying your software doesn't seem to help

System Shock DOS Massacre on Level 3! No wonder I have no more ammo for that Magpulse...

Massacre on Level 3! No wonder I have no more ammo for that Magpulse...

System Shock DOS Not just any mutant, but an AVIAN mutant! It's a good thing that I walked into this storage room with my trusty laser rapier unsheathed!..

Not just any mutant, but an AVIAN mutant! It's a good thing that I walked into this storage room with my trusty laser rapier unsheathed!..

System Shock DOS An example of interactivity: pushing this crate into the abyss by repeatedly hitting it with a pipe

An example of interactivity: pushing this crate into the abyss by repeatedly hitting it with a pipe

System Shock DOS Looking down. You'll need to do this sometimes on those vertically-structured levels. Gamma correction is upped a bit, otherwise it's too dark in here, and my lantern ran out of power...

Looking down. You'll need to do this sometimes on those vertically-structured levels. Gamma correction is upped a bit, otherwise it's too dark in here, and my lantern ran out of power...

System Shock DOS I like that! Lots of items lying around just for me to grab them. Ready to use that healing patch whenever needed!..

I like that! Lots of items lying around just for me to grab them. Ready to use that healing patch whenever needed!..

System Shock DOS I've destroyed one of those electronic SHODAN screen faces. But the other face got angry and summoned robots to kill me... No, really!..

I've destroyed one of those electronic SHODAN screen faces. But the other face got angry and summoned robots to kill me... No, really!..

System Shock DOS Tell me who your enemy is, and I'll tell you who you are. Those hapless bots give me good supply of electronics for the next month

Tell me who your enemy is, and I'll tell you who you are. Those hapless bots give me good supply of electronics for the next month

System Shock DOS Oh, my! Look at that! Someone is accustomed to high living standards!.. And look Mom, I have Jump Boots! Wee!..

Oh, my! Look at that! Someone is accustomed to high living standards!.. And look Mom, I have Jump Boots! Wee!..

System Shock DOS Mysterious face trying to talk to me, logs, data, night vision activated... I knew I should have taken that trip to Bahamas instead

Mysterious face trying to talk to me, logs, data, night vision activated... I knew I should have taken that trip to Bahamas instead

System Shock DOS Civilization, look at that!... Interactivity: throwing dynamite around. The game comments on the carpet. General inventory is displayed

Civilization, look at that!... Interactivity: throwing dynamite around. The game comments on the carpet. General inventory is displayed

System Shock DOS The game has quite a few disturbing scenes... Money, naked bodies - in such a gruesome context...

The game has quite a few disturbing scenes... Money, naked bodies - in such a gruesome context...

System Shock DOS Level 6 is my favorite in the game. Lots of varied scenes - including this scary display of corpses, organic and cybernetic alike...

Level 6 is my favorite in the game. Lots of varied scenes - including this scary display of corpses, organic and cybernetic alike...

System Shock DOS Only Level 6 has such cute little areas! Look, trees! Aww, I miss home...

Only Level 6 has such cute little areas! Look, trees! Aww, I miss home...

System Shock DOS I can't even crawl through space normally!.. Immediately, those strange-looking robots attack me!

I can't even crawl through space normally!.. Immediately, those strange-looking robots attack me!

System Shock DOS Level 7: lots of red, even the dead cyborg was wearing red pants... The area is illuminated by the fire from my weapon for an instant - captured that effect

Level 7: lots of red, even the dead cyborg was wearing red pants... The area is illuminated by the fire from my weapon for an instant - captured that effect

System Shock DOS Level 8. Looking up! Oh, wow... Talk about vertical structures!..

Level 8. Looking up! Oh, wow... Talk about vertical structures!..

System Shock DOS More Level 8, more vertical structures - are you sure you know where you are going?..

More Level 8, more vertical structures - are you sure you know where you are going?..

System Shock DOS I certainly haven't expected such a naturally-looking cave area... Where are we heading, hacker?..

I certainly haven't expected such a naturally-looking cave area... Where are we heading, hacker?..

System Shock DOS Level 9 - the game's final stage. Back to electronics. Fearsome enemies. That kind of thing. I can view retirement in a more favorable light now

Level 9 - the game's final stage. Back to electronics. Fearsome enemies. That kind of thing. I can view retirement in a more favorable light now