System Shock 3 leaks ahead of official reveal

We were supposed to hear about System Shock 3 in a few days, but it looks like someone pulled the trigger a little too quickly.

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Otherside Entertainment has launched a website with a countdown clock that’s set to reveal its upcoming project, although eagle-eyed fans have figured out we’ll soon be learning about System Shock 3.

As of this writing, the timer is set for five days from now. Once the timer reaches its end, Otherside will reveal the game they’re currently teasing. The website shows two S’s, although the page that’s supposed to unveil System Shock 3 was prematurely set live.

It’s been over a decade since System Shock 2 was released on the PC, so to hear a new entry in the iconic cyberpunk-shooter series is in development will make many fans really happy. Best of all, Otherside Entertainment is comprised of several members of System Shock’s original development team, Looking Glass, which means we should expect an authentic sequel in the coming months.

Even though it was 1999 when System Shock 2 was released, the original System Shock recently received an enhanced edition back in September. Hopefully its sequel will also receive an enhanced edition so those looking forward to System Shock 3 can experience the original games on their current PCs.

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    December 8, 2015 6:34 AM

    Daniel Perez posted a new article, System Shock 3 leaks ahead of official reveal

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      December 8, 2015 6:36 AM

      Whoa.

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      December 8, 2015 6:37 AM

      !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      December 8, 2015 6:43 AM

      Half-Life 3 Confirmed!

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        December 8, 2015 6:47 AM

        At this point I think I'd rather have SS3 over HL3.

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          December 8, 2015 8:06 AM

          There's never a point where that wouldn't have been the case for me.

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        December 8, 2015 1:58 PM

        SS3 is my Half-Life 3.

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      December 8, 2015 6:49 AM

      VR support, please.

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      December 8, 2015 6:52 AM

      Ugh. Another BioShock spinoff?

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      December 8, 2015 6:53 AM

      Interesting that its the devs that are doing the new Underworld

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        December 8, 2015 6:24 PM

        I am on vacation and came here to say just that. In a negative tone.

        Has anyone seen the underworld footage? It is a fuck-ing-wrek. First person, female thief character quipping to herself for 5 minutes straight, including a 'SHADOW BEAST!' exclamation.

        I love the idea of a new SS but not confident of it being placed in the hands of these folks, regardless of tenure.

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      December 8, 2015 6:57 AM

      Don't know these devs. Do they have any track record?

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      December 8, 2015 7:15 AM

      Yes! Best surprise of the day.

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      December 8, 2015 7:51 AM

      I must not allow myself to get too excited. SS2 is one of my favorite games of all time ... Gah, I'd almost rather they didn't make it :(

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        December 8, 2015 8:04 AM

        Yeah, me too. I heard that there are lots of ex-Looking Glass people behind this, but these kind of comebacks usually don't end well.

        After Master of Orion 3 I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to love again.

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        December 8, 2015 8:10 AM

        Screw it man, if it's awesome it's awesome, if it sucks it might as well not exist anyway!!!

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      December 8, 2015 8:04 AM

      Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo9ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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      December 8, 2015 8:06 AM

      i never finished 2 i could NOT get it to run right. and that was years after it came out.

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      December 8, 2015 8:14 AM

      episodic free-to-play with moba elements

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        December 8, 2015 2:33 PM

        Don't forget base building!

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        December 8, 2015 4:22 PM

        To gain advanced armor, please like and share links to System Shock 3 on Facebook, youtube, twitter, and twitch.

        Please kill cleaner bots that now have plasma guns grafted to them and acquire 15 circuit boards. (Cleaner bot circuit board drop rate is only 1% el oh el)

        Can you please deliver this important e-mail to the e-mail receptacle on the opposite side of the station? Please note that until you have 1000 reputation points with the Station Security Faction that you will not be allowed to enter security controlled station space. Please kill enemies of Station Security until they allow you to pass.

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          December 8, 2015 4:32 PM

          This only happens if you choose the Clown College player class.

          It was 18 cold, hard months at Ringling Bros Orbital Station. You saw many horrific and delightful things. At capacity development you learned to focus your mind so that you can now fill a single carrier shuttle with 30 of your comrades. You now have the gift of inane fetch quests.

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          December 8, 2015 9:21 PM

          Don't forget to buy the toys to life System Shock Raging Cyber Ape and Ghostly Crew packs, each sold separately.

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      December 8, 2015 9:03 AM

      Wooot! I can't wait to be called a pathetic insect again!

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      December 8, 2015 9:44 AM

      Look, even though I read somewhere that the ending of SS2 was some-kind of mistake (I think that's bullshit).
      I'm glad they are continuing the series and they really should continue right from where they left off.
      I'm on board. I miss SHODAN a - lot.
      There hasn't been an antagonist quite like her forever.

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      December 8, 2015 11:58 AM

      YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome news.

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      December 8, 2015 12:39 PM

      I am cautiously interested.

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      December 8, 2015 12:49 PM

      Is it too late to change my GOTY votes to be this in the 1-10 spots?

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      December 8, 2015 1:50 PM

      Don't fuck this up.

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      December 8, 2015 1:58 PM

      So Kevn Levine isn't involved in this right? He's still at Take Two?

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        December 8, 2015 1:58 PM

        lol *Ken

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        December 8, 2015 3:56 PM

        Ken is working on some other project with a small team at take2

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        December 9, 2015 12:35 AM

        Thank the fkin lord he isn't.

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      December 8, 2015 2:00 PM

      I read this at lunch and nearly freaked out. I totally did a double-fisted "BOOYAH!" loud enough to gather looks. Embarrassment was totally worth it.

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      December 8, 2015 2:44 PM

      waiitttt WHAAATTTTTTTTTTTTTTT

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      December 8, 2015 3:02 PM

      Been dreading this day. About as much as Freespace 3 being announced.

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      December 8, 2015 3:15 PM

      Awesome! Bringing the franchise back to its creators. Fuck anybody who whines about that.

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      December 8, 2015 3:25 PM

      Wait we are getting this AND a SS1 remake? Or the SS1 remake is really SS3?

      Either way universe did I wake up in and does it have faster than light drives?

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        December 8, 2015 4:07 PM

        System Shock 1 is being remade by Night Dive Studios. They own the IP. Presumably they are licensing out the rights to OtherSide Entertainment.

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        December 8, 2015 6:00 PM

        Do you want it to given SS2?

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          December 8, 2015 6:03 PM

          I'm just amazed that we might be getting both.

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            December 8, 2015 6:14 PM

            Oh, yeah, I'm totally psyched. I was just referencing your FTL question.

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              December 8, 2015 6:26 PM

              I was referencing the von Braun's FTL drives, but botched the sentence up.

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      December 8, 2015 11:19 PM

      **BUMP** Because in a world of a thousand Donal J. Trump posts this needs more love.

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      December 9, 2015 12:54 AM

      OMGOMGOMGOMGOMG

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