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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 My inventory.
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.

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User Reviews

A bump on the road to the expansion Alex Z (1852) 3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars3.33 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamingTrend Jul, 2013 87 out of 100 87
VentureBeat / Gamesbeat Jul 26, 2013 85 out of 100 85 Jan 07, 2014 8 out of 10 80
Thunderbolt Games Jul 30, 2013 8 out of 10 80 Jul 30, 2013 15 out of 20 75
VideoGamer Sep, 2013 14 out of 20 70
Retroguiden Sep 01, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Chip Power Play Aug, 2013 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Edge Jul 29, 2013 7 out of 10 70
Diehard GameFan Aug 01, 2013 Unscored Unscored


Topic # Posts Last Post
Credits 6 Indra was here (20902)
Jan 09, 2014
Credits 20 Patrick Bregger (208029)
Sep 19, 2013


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tomimt (358) added Shadowrun Returns (Windows) on Jul 27, 2013
Other platforms contributed by Sciere (508413), lights out 10000 (16786) and tomimt (358)