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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 In the streets of Seattle.
Shadowrun Returns Windows For some reason the Hawaiian shirt gives bonuses to Intelligence...

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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

Gamesbeat Jul 26, 2013 85 out of 100 85
Games TM Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Joystiq Aug 01, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
games xtreme Aug 28, 2013 7.5 out of 10 75 Jul 30, 2013 15 out of 20 75
PC Games (Germany) Jul 26, 2013 73 out of 100 73 Jul 25, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Retroguiden Sep 01, 2013 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Jul 25, 2013 63 out of 100 63


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits 6 Indra is stressed (20706)
Jan 09, 2014
Credits 20 Patrick Bregger (200677)
Sep 19, 2013


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tomimt (358) added Shadowrun Returns (Windows) on Jul 27, 2013
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (505899), lights out 10000 (15470) and tomimt (358)