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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 Officer Aguirre is as corruptible as other higher-ups in the police department
Shadowrun Returns Windows Loading screen
Shadowrun Returns Windows For some reason the Hawaiian shirt gives bonuses to Intelligence...
Shadowrun Returns Windows Hiring runners for a mission

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User Reviews

A bump on the road to the expansion Windows Alex Z (1950)

Critic Reviews

Retro Gamer Windows Sep 26, 2013 85 out of 100 85
Games TM Windows Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Windows Jul 30, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Giant Bomb Windows Aug 05, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
games xtreme Windows Aug 28, 2013 7.5 out of 10 75
PC Games (Germany) Windows Jul 26, 2013 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Aug 30, 2013 72 out of 100 72
Polygon Windows Jul 25, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Retroguiden Windows Sep 01, 2013 7 out of 10 70 Windows Sep, 2013 14 out of 20 70


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits 6 Indra was here (20887)
Jan 09, 2014
Credits 20 Patrick Bregger (258413)
Sep 19, 2013


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