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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 Looks like Maria Mercurial is in town...
Shadowrun Returns Windows My inventory.
Shadowrun Returns Windows My character's sheet.

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A bump on the road to the expansion Alex Z (1750) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

Hardcore Gamer Magazine Jul 24, 2013 4.5 out of 5 90
Thunderbolt Games Jul 30, 2013 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80 Aug 05, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Game Front Aug 02, 2013 80 out of 100 80
PC Games (Germany) Jul 26, 2013 73 out of 100 73
Edge Jul 29, 2013 7 out of 10 70 Aug 02, 2013 65 out of 100 65 Sep 02, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Diehard GameFan Aug 01, 2013 Unscored Unscored


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits 6 Indra is stressed (20719)
Jan 09, 2014
Credits 20 Patrick Bregger (194682)
Sep 19, 2013


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tomimt (358) added Shadowrun Returns (Windows) on Jul 27, 2013
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (506100), lights out 10000 (14161) and tomimt (358)