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Shadowgrounds Survivor (Windows)

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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 Finally, some other survivors.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Loading Screen
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Shooting aliens from assault rifle.
Shadowgrounds Survivor Windows Grilled bugs anyone?

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The Press Says

GamingTrend 2007 89 out of 100 89
Worth Playing Jan 18, 2008 8.9 out of 10 89
AceGamez 2007 8 out of 10 80
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Jan, 2008 78 out of 100 78
GameZone Dec 03, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
PC Zone Jan 24, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Chronicles Apr 16, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Game Over Online Feb 04, 2008 73 out of 100 73
Krawall Gaming Network Feb 12, 2008 72 out of 100 72
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 30, 2008 7 out of 10 70

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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.
Virgil (1689) added Shadowgrounds Survivor (Windows) on Nov 20, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (263341) and MichaelPalin (1195)