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In the world of Shadowrun magic has returned to the world. Elves, trolls, orks and dwarves walk among humans in a cyberpunk world. You are a shadowrunner, a specialist who undertakes difficult missions for people who want to keep their identities secret. Shadowrun Returns takes place in Seattle (USA) where you are trailing a mysterious killer on a chase that takes you from the slums to the halls of the most powerful megacorporations. In order to get through your mission you need to master technology and magic, while seeking aid from other runners.

Shadowrun Returns is a turn-based role-playing game with a skill based character progression system. You create your basic character and build the character based on your own needs during the game play, adding in the skills fit the most in your gamestyle. Combat is done with tactical, turn-based style, allowing you to take an advantage of your team skills as well as the surroundings of the battle. The game is played from an isometric view. The game world is created in a hand-painted style while the characters are in 3D.


Shadowrun Returns Windows Several characters from the Shadowrun novels appear during the game.
Shadowrun Returns Windows Main Menu.
Shadowrun Returns Windows In the streets of Seattle.
Shadowrun Returns Windows Players who have backed the game on Kickstarter can meet a ghostly version of Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun himself.

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User Reviews

A bump on the road to the expansion Windows Alex Z (1752)

Critic Reviews

Destructoid Windows Jul 29, 2013 8.5 out of 10 85 Windows Aug 05, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Joystiq Windows Aug 01, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Thunderbolt Games Windows Jul 30, 2013 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Windows Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Games TM Windows Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80 Windows Jul 25, 2013 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Windows Jul 31, 2013 7 out of 10 70 Windows Aug 02, 2013 65 out of 100 65 Windows Sep 02, 2013 6 out of 10 60


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits 6 Indra is stressed (20755)
Jan 09, 2014
Credits 20 Patrick Bregger (173432)
Sep 19, 2013


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