Shadowgrounds Survivor (Windows)

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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.


Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Walking around in the mech suit.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Grilled bugs anyone?
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows They want take me alive easily!
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Taking hits from some really mean alien.

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Critic Reviews Dec 27, 2007 85 out of 100 85
HonestGamers Jul 07, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GamerDad Feb 01, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Jan 31, 2008 78 out of 100 78
GameZone Dec 03, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
Krawall Gaming Network Feb 12, 2008 72 out of 100 72
GBase - The Gamer's Base Feb 07, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Gameswelt Jan 28, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Retrogaming History Mar 13, 2009 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Jan 30, 2008 62 out of 100 62


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The German release of the game includes the official soundtrack by Ari Pulkkinen and an exclusive level for the survival mode.
Virgil (7678) added Shadowgrounds Survivor (Windows) on Nov 20, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (478892) and MichaelPalin (1423)