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System Shock 2 hits Good Old Games tomorrow

As far as PC cult classics go, System Shock 2 is the whip. Unfortunately, that "cult" bit is part of the problem--Ken Levine's lauded BioShock predecessor has been mired in licensing issues for years, preventing a re-release despite clamoring fans.

No longer. System Shock 2 will hit Good Old Games tomorrow, with a release on Steam set for some time in the future. Rock, Paper, Shotgun has more on the struggle to bring the groundbreaking 1999 horror/shooter/RPG title to widespread distribution, but you'll only need to lay down $10 to get your hands on it.

What better way to pass the time until BioShock Infinite releases on March 26? You could even be one of those so-and-so's who always says the original was better. Or in this case, the spiritual-predecessor-to-the-prequel was better.

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7 comments

  • wesser22 - February 14, 2013 5:35 a.m.

    Holy freakin' crap balls! At last! :-)
  • JimmyP91 - February 13, 2013 3:31 p.m.

    And Just in time for reading week too
  • Redeater - February 13, 2013 2:36 p.m.

    Fucking YES! I tried playing it recently any like many other people have posted it was a nightmare to get working.
  • RebornKusabi - February 13, 2013 2:30 p.m.

    I made a promise years ago that when this game was legally released, I would legally buy it twice because of how much enjoyment I have received from it as well as time played. Well, I will be keeping my promise even while being unemployed doing so tomorrow.
  • ObliqueZombie - February 13, 2013 1:46 p.m.

    Sweeeeeet. I've been waiting to play this one. Hopefully that Seam release will come shortly,
  • Fox_Mulder - February 13, 2013 1:44 p.m.

    YES. Been waiting for the licensing issues to come to an end. Backlog is stacking up, but this will be a priority.
  • tabraiz-bukhari - February 13, 2013 2:46 p.m.

    this is a good game i like this see more at allbest-in.blogspot.com

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