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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 Sometimes companions will join you for a run. Here you might recognize Jake Armitage, from the SNES Shadowrun game!
Shadowrun Returns Windows Players who have backed the game on Kickstarter can meet a ghostly version of Jordan Weisman, the creator of Shadowrun himself.
Shadowrun Returns Windows Several characters from the Shadowrun novels appear during the game.
Shadowrun Returns Windows Looks like Maria Mercurial is in town...

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User Reviews

A bump on the road to the expansion Windows Alex Z (1879)

Critic Reviews

GamingTrend Windows Jul, 2013 87 out of 100 87
Destructoid Windows Jul 29, 2013 8.5 out of 10 85
Thunderbolt Games Windows Jul 30, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Games TM Windows Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80 (UK) Windows Jul 25, 2013 8 out of 10 80
IGN Windows Jul 25, 2013 7.3 out of 10 73
GameSpot Windows Jul 31, 2013 7 out of 10 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jul 25, 2013 63 out of 100 63 Windows Sep 02, 2013 6 out of 10 60
Diehard GameFan Windows Aug 01, 2013 Unscored Unscored


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits 6 Indra was here (20926)
Jan 09, 2014
Credits 20 Patrick Bregger (218084)
Sep 19, 2013


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