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Shadowgrounds Survivor

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Linux
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4.0
Macintosh
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Windows
75
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 monsters
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Shooting aliens from assault rifle.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Finally, some other survivors.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Smoke on the water.

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The Press Says

Game Revolution Windows Jan 22, 2008 B+ 83
GamerDad Windows Feb 01, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2008 78 out of 100 78
GameZone Windows Dec 03, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Over Online Windows Feb 04, 2008 73 out of 100 73
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Feb 12, 2008 72 out of 100 72
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jan 28, 2008 14 out of 20 70
Retrogaming History Windows Mar 13, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan 30, 2008 62 out of 100 62
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Jan 04, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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.
Contributed to by Sciere (249423), Virgil (1685) and MichaelPalin (1195)