System Shock Enhanced Edition Download
System Shock Enhanced Edition is a remake of the Looking Glass market study that has experienced a fate that often hits innovators – the critics have elevated it to heaven, but many players skipped because it represented an excessive leap against the established pattern.
The tallest creators of System Shock did not at least miss out, so five years later they made a superior sequel, their work was inspired by one Deus Ex, so that the whole idea would say its (at least for now) the last word with the Bioshock series, which was a simplified version of Shock Intended for a new, spoiled gaming generation.
Bioshock games were nonetheless a few thousand kilometers ahead of other genres of the genre, and all the essays can be written about the immense impact of System Shock on the gaming industry. When it comes to the original game from 1994, we did not have nearly any criticism about twenty years ago.
As far as the Enhanced Edition version is concerned, it has nothing to justify its existence because mods such as System Shock “Portable” made by original fans have been offering the same functionality for almost ten years, even more than that. For example, Mouselook has long been supported in the above-mentioned mode, and the authors of the Enhanced version advertise this function as an essential novelty.
The first System Shock was already stepping in front of the competition because it supported the game in the resolution of 640 x 480, and the maximum resolution of the 4: 3 format that Twenty-One Years later offered Enhanced is a miserable 1024 x 768.
It’s unbelievable that someone dares to launch a game in 2015 (enhanced version) with support for 16: 9 resolution, while at the same time limiting them to tragic 854 x 480 pixels, even if FoV is not done properly, but a widescreen display Effectively reduces the vertical field of view.
The fact is that in such low resolutions, System Shock with its archaic graphics objectively looks reflective on modern screens, and the authors could at least try hard and put at least some technique for softening textures.
Do not be fooled by the ultimate score because it was reflected in the lack of technical improvements that they could and should have found their place in the Enhanced edition because it is chasing SHODAN and deserves a maximum score today.