System Shock

A project in Vancouver, WA by Nightdive Studios

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System Shock is a complete remake of the genre defining classic from 1994 built by a team of industry veterans. \n\nRemember Citadel.
Backers: 21625
Average Pledge Per Backer: $62

Funded: $1,350,700 of $900,000
Dates: Jun 28th -> Jul 28th (30 days)
Project By: Nightdive Studios
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Latest News

‘System Shock’ Alpha Footage Shows Off New Citadel Station

October 8th - via: variety.com
Fans of the classic “System Shock” can see a newly realized version of the Citadel in the alpha footage of its upcoming remake, released Friday. “System Shock” originally released in 1994 for various computer operating systems, including Windows and Mac. The original had players navigate the Citadel Station, a space station overtaken by artificial intelligence named SHODAN, frequently regarded as one of the most iconic video game villains of all time. (Read More)

Nightdive Prepares September's Adventure Alpha For 'System Shock' Remake

July 17th - via: bloody-disgusting.com
Keeping to their word, Nightdive Studios have been regularly keeping backers and fans up to date with their progress on their remake of System Shock. This (Read More)

System Shock is now back to Nightdive's 'original vision'

April 6th - via: destructoid.com
The developers shared a status update today on Kickstarter to assure that the overly-ambitious project is now "back to the original vision we shared with you at the start of our Kickstarter campaign - this time with more reliable performance and higher fidelity visuals thanks to the Unreal Engine." (Read More)

System Shock Remake Still Happening, Now Coming in 2020

March 23rd - via: comicbook.com
Back in July 2016, the System Shock remake from developer Night Dive Studios took to the scene via Kickstarter, where it successfully raised over $1,300,000 across 21,000 backers.Not long after, the remake of the 1994 classic was poised to release sometime in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC (Read More)

Be Patient With Kickstarted Videogames

February 28th - via: pastemagazine.com
When you Kickstart a game you're actually funding the labor of the developers, and sometimes that work doesn't pan out. Changes of development focus or direction—something that appears to have played a part multiple times in the remastered System Shock’s timeline, according to the most recent campaign update—aren’t things that can be considered in initial funding discussions. (Read More)

System Shock Remake Kickstarter Backers Are Getting Angry, Here's Why

February 22nd - via: segmentnext.com
After years of silence and a lot of nagging, System Shock Remake development is coming to a pause and campaign backers are not happy about it. This might seem like a bad thing now but better late than never right? As long as what Kick says is true and the project won’t be canceled, fans won’t mind waiting some more time. (Read More)

System Shock reboot that raised $1.3M on Kickstarter is now on ‘hiatus’

February 16th - via: polygon.com
"We took the wrong path" In the statement from Nightdive, CEO Stephen Kick wrote, “I have put the team on a hiatus while we reassess our path so that we can return to our vision. We are taking a break, but not ending the project. System Shock is going to be completed and all of our promises fulfilled.” (Read More)

Nightdive Updates Backers with new 'System Shock' Remake Video

November 12th - via: bloody-disgusting.com
It’s been a long while since we’ve gotten any news about Nightdive Studios’ System Shock remake. But now, the team at Nightdive have released a Kickstarter backer video, along with an update FAQ on just where the game is currently in production. (Read More)

The System Shock remake Kickstarter was successful, so it's getting some extra stuff

July 28th - via: destructoid.com
The campaign officially ended today as the allure of a System Shock remake pulled in $1,350,700 -- more than $450,000 more than the goal. (Read More)

24 Hour Livestream and 1.2m Stretch Goal

July 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Less than 48 hours remaining in the campaign and what a ride it’s been so far! Before getting into things, I’d like to ask a favor of all of you… If you know of anyone that can help spread the word about the Kickstarter, please do what you can.... (Read More)

New Stretch Goals for VR, Graphic Novel, and Modding Support

July 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Stretch Goals With about 2 days remaining, we’ve decided to unveil the rest of the stretch goals! Achievements UnlockedEven more achievements have been unlocked by all of you. Well done! Upcoming Livestream Tune in at 1pm PST / 4pm EST for our... (Read More)

Original System Shock Devs on NDS Twitch Stream Tomorrow

July 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We have some exciting news for our final days of the campaign! Tomorrow we’re going to host a livestream on Twitch with some of the original System Shock devs including Warren Spector, Paul Neurath, Robb Waters, Tim Stellmach, and some of our... (Read More)

System Shock Remix Album: Zardonic; Sound Design Livestream

July 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Hey again! It’s Jonathan (audio) here, with another announcement for our System Shock remix stretch goal! To recap, the $1.9m stretch goal for the project is to have the soundtrack from System Shock 1 remixed by a roster of fantastic musicians to... (Read More)

1.1m Stretch Goal Met and RPG Stuff

July 21st - via: kickstarter.com
1.1m Goal Reached! Looks like the 1.1m stretch goal has been reached and we'll be supporting Linux and Mac versions of the game! Thank you all so much for making that possible! :-D We're working on bringing the demo onto OSX, but no concrete release... (Read More)

System Shock remake adds PS4 version to Kickstarter campaign

July 21st - via: slashgear.com
Old-school PC gamers' hearts were set aflutter late last month when it was revealed that a remake of the sci-fi/horror classic System Shock was in the works (Read More)

Giveaway #2: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080

July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! It's Jonathan (audio) here again with a quick update! We are now hosting another giveaway! This time, we have partnered with NVIDIA to bring you all a chance at a GeForce GTX 1080! Click to Enter the Giveaway! [Facebook.com]  ... (Read More)


July 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone, this is Jason again. I have some really exciting news to share. I fear the the subject title gives away the surprise… but I’ll go into more detail on things. :-) When we launched this Kickstarter, supporting PS4 was a possibility,... (Read More)

Discord Access for Backers

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

System Shock Remix Album: Celldweller & Blue Stahli; New Backer Missions

July 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone! Jonathan (audio) here again. I am really excited to talk more about the System Shock remix stretch goal; it’s been my passion project during development. Just a recap: the $1.9m stretch goal for the project is to have the soundtrack... (Read More)

Dev Spotlight - Stephen Kick

July 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Backers! My name is Stephen Kick and I’m the CEO and Founder of Nightdive Studios- I’m responsible for the day to day operations around the studio and making sure our developers have everything they need to do their job to the best of their... (Read More)

Linux Demo and Achievements Update

July 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone! Jason here again. I have some cool news to share, but before I get into that, I wanted to give folks a preview of some things coming next week:  PayPal donations are getting set up and should come online early next week. We’re going... (Read More)

System Shock remake hits $1 million, approaches first stretch goal

July 15th - via: kitguru.net
Earlier this week we got news that the System Shock remake in the works at Nightdive Studios managed to hit its $900,000 Kickstarter funding goal. (Read More)

Achievements & Pledge Addons

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey all! Jonathan (audio) here again with a couple of updates - this time all related to the campaign! Let's go ahead and get started: Achievements We are excited to announce our achievement system for the rest of the campaign! The achievement system... (Read More)

Thank You!

July 9th - via: kickstarter.com
When Nightdive started in 2012, it was a one man operation with a singular goal- Recover gaming's lost treasures and make them available again for all to enjoy. As operating systems and video cards become more complex, we lose the ability to go back... (Read More)

Kickstarter Game of the Week - System Shock Remastered

July 8th - via: cliqist.com
System Shock Remastered is our Kickstarter Game of the Week this week, and how could it not be? Its an excellent campaign for a classic game. (Read More)

Patch #1 and Art Book

July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Kickstarter Backers!  My name is Daniel Grayshon and I am a Producer on System Shock. I have been working with Nightdive for a number of years and have been involved with the re-releases of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Strife: Veteran Edition,... (Read More)

Giveaway and Audio Update

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
System Shock Kickstarter GiveawayWe are currently holding a giveaway/raffle for an awesome System Shock Limited Edition Screen Print Poster & T-Shirt. It runs until the end of the Kickstarter, and you can even do things every day during the... (Read More)

System Shock Pre-Alpha Does Little to Impress

July 6th - via: cliqist.com
As someone who barely knows anything about the original System Shock does the "pre-alpha" demo help to get a better understanding of the setting and system? (Read More)

Common Questions and Patch #1 Preview

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy 4th of July!  Jason here again.  What an amazing week this has been!  Thank you all so much for your continued support.  Once again, you folks are great! :-D  As most of you have seen, the volume of feedback we’ve been getting has been... (Read More)

Feedback Process // U.I. & HUD Concepts

July 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
New Question/Feedback Process In an effort to better serve our backers, we’re going to consolidate most of our feedback/answers to Reddit in https://www.reddit.com/r/systemshock/ It’s been incredibility difficult to respond to every message and... (Read More)

How will System Shock's reboot differ from the original?

July 1st - via: eurogamer.net
Remaking a classic video game is an intimidating prospect. The Vancouver, Washington-based Nightdive Studios is currently walking this tightrope on its remake of cult classic sci-fi horror game System Shock. (Read More)

You're awesome!

June 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everyone!  This is Jason Fader, the Project Director on System Shock.  This has been a crazy 24 hours and we're already halfway there!  The team was incredibly overwhelmed by your support and we truly appreciate it.  You guys are awesome! ... (Read More)

System Shock vs System Shock reboot: what's different?

June 30th - via: rockpapershotgun.com
Suddenly, we have an embarrassment of System Shock riches. First System Shock Enhanced, then a Warren Spector-augmented System Shock 3, and now System Shock (Read More)

Nightdive Studios takes to Kickstarter to make System Shock remaster heavy

June 29th - via: teamrock.com
$900,000 to resurrect SHODAN the creepiest video game villain ever (Read More)

Play the System Shock Remastered Demo Right Now on PC

June 29th - via: gamespot.com
A demo for System Shock Remastered is available right now, and you don't need to back it on Kickstarter to play it. (Read More)

The System Shock reboot just went live on Kickstarter

June 28th - via: theverge.com
The team behind a "reimagined" version of classic cyberpunk shooter System Shock has launched a $900,000 crowdfunding campaign for the project. (Read More)

System Shock's Remaster Already Has A Playable Demo (And It's Great)

June 28th - via: kotaku.com
Night Dive Studios is asking for $900,000 on Kickstarter to fund its proposed remaster of the first-person sci-fi classic, System Shock. Better yet, they’ve released a playable demo that nicely demonstrates how they might do it. (Read More)

This $5,000 custom System Shock PC is the coolest gaming laptop I've ever seen

June 28th - via: theverge.com
In the world of System Shock, the evil mega-corporation known as TriOptimum is indirectly responsible for the near-destruction of Earth, humanity, and at one point the literal fabric of reality. (Read More)

How One Company Is Bringing Old Video Games Back From The Dead

November 9th - via: fastcompany.com
Night Dive Studios got started on a whim. But in less than three years, it's given dozens of games a second life. (Read More)

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