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Shadowgrounds Survivor

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Linux
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4.0
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Windows
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3.0
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Description

Shadowgrounds Survivor is a sequel to the 2006 top-down shooter Shadowgrounds. Some time has passed after gruesome alien attack on human colony on Ganymede and only three man has survived.

SS is still a shoot'em up game in traditions of Alien Breed and more recent Crimsonland. You will control three different characters, each has their own set of available weapons(three of them) and skills. On couple of levels you also can mount in a turret and mech suit.

Player now has access to more weapon and character upgrades, like automatic healing and several special attacks. Upgrade parts are still being collected from severed enemies and supply boxes, scattered around the level.

One of the most important additions to Shadowgrounds is the AGEIA physics engine, which making sequel levels much more interactive with hundreds things you can crush. However this enhancement has a price - to play on "high" physics settings developers suggesting Dual Core CPU and AGEIA PhysX card.

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Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Shooting aliens from assault rifle.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Always outnumbered, never outgunned.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Grilled bugs anyone?
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows No, it's not Diablo yet.

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The Press Says

AceGamez Windows 2007 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Windows Mar 31, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Game Captain Windows Feb 07, 2008 78 out of 100 78
GameZone Windows Dec 03, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Chronicles Windows Apr 16, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Feb 12, 2008 72 out of 100 72
Retrogaming History Windows Mar 13, 2009 7 out of 10 70
gameZine (UK) Windows Jun 25, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan 30, 2008 62 out of 100 62
Computer Bild Spiele Windows Mar 05, 2008 3.24 out of 6 55

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Trivia

The German release of the game includes the official soundtrack by Ari Pulkkinen and an exclusive level for the survival mode.
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