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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.


Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows Most of the story is told between the missions with text like this.
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows Smoke on the water.
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows Alien pods.
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows Walking around in the mech suit.

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Shadowgrounds: Survivor Screenshot
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Screenshot

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Critic Reviews PC Gaming Dec 11, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Revolution Jan 22, 2008 B+ 83
Armchair Empire, The Mar 31, 2008 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez 2007 8 out of 10 80
Gamezoom Feb 17, 2008 80 out of 100 80
Game Captain Feb 07, 2008 78 out of 100 78
PC Zone Jan 24, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Over Online Feb 04, 2008 73 out of 100 73
Gameswelt Jan 28, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jan 04, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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The German release of the game includes the official soundtrack by Ari Pulkkinen and an exclusive level for the survival mode.
Virgil (8603) added Shadowgrounds: Survivor (Windows) on Nov 20, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (676848) and MichaelPalin (1419)