Shadowgrounds: Survivor (Windows)

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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.

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Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows Walking around in the mech suit.
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows Wow, found a secret. It wasn't hidden well enough.
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows A boss fight
Shadowgrounds: Survivor Windows A small spider (Intro)

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Critic Reviews

GamingTrend 2007 89 out of 100 89
2404.org PC Gaming Dec 11, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamezoom Feb 17, 2008 80 out of 100 80
HonestGamers Jul 07, 2008 8 out of 10 80
PC Zone Jan 24, 2008 7.7 out of 10 77
GameZone Dec 03, 2007 7.7 out of 10 77
Game Chronicles Apr 16, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 28, 2008 14 out of 20 70
GBase - The Gamer's Base Feb 07, 2008 7 out of 10 70
gameZine (UK) Jun 25, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65

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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 (8368) added Shadowgrounds: Survivor (Windows) on Nov 20, 2007
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (507798) and MichaelPalin (1420)