Shadowrun Returns

PC, IPHONE OS, ANDROID, MAC, LINUX / RPG / Release: Jul 25, 2013 / ESRB: U

Shadowrun Returns coming in June with Steam Workshop

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 10, 2013 9:30am PDT

In a sizable databurst broadcast across cyberspace, Harebrained Schemes has revealed that Shadowrun Returns will launch in June on Steam, using the Steam Workshop to share what deckers make in its editor. The developer also shared a few plans for potential DLC, the state of ...


Shadowrun Returns has spent 'every penny and more' of Kickstarter funds

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 13, 2013 2:15pm PDT

The first gameplay footage of Shadowrun Returns does look awfully nice, doesn't it? That may be because HareBrained Schemes has "spent every penny" of the $1.9 million it raised from crowdfunding--"and more." It's a gamble because, as head honcho Jordan Weisman told us last ...


Shadowrun Returns reveals 19 minutes of gameplay

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2013 8:30am PST

Ten months after receiving a whopping $1.9 million from fans to make Shadowrun Returns, Jordan Weisman's HareBrained Schemes has revealed the cyberpunk-fantasy RPG in a twenty-minute alpha gameplay walkthrough. Weisman and co-founder Mitch Gitelman show off a squad of shadow...


Most Anticipated 2013: John's Picks

By John Keefer, Dec 31, 2012 9:00am PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2013 individually. Next up, we've got managing editor John Keefer with his list of 2013 titles.


Shadowrun Returns delayed by large feature list

By John Keefer, Nov 26, 2012 7:15am PST

When Kickstarter campaigns go well and stretch goals are met, everyone is thrilled. But occasionally lost in the shuffle is what that feature creep does to a planned release date. Harebrained Schemes has found that out, pushing the release date back from January to sometime ...


Shadowrun Returns shares a look at the world

By Steve Watts, Sep 05, 2012 2:45pm PDT

HareBrained Schemes has shown off the first pieces of character renders and environmental concept art for Shadowrun Returns.


Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter ends at $1.9 million

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 30, 2012 6:45am PDT

After Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter hit its original fan-funding goal of $400,000 within 28 hours, it was clear the cyberpunk RPG had cybernetic legs. Funding finally wrapped up yesterday with a whopping great grand total of $1,895,772.


Breaking the ICE with Shadowrun creator Jordan Weisman

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 23, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Shacknews chats to Shadowrun creator Jordan Weisman about cyberpunk, social networks, magic, the pressures of fan expectation, resurrecting MechWarrior and Crimson Skies, and so much more.


Shadowrun Returns could get multiplayer after launch

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 19, 2012 1:15pm PDT

Shadowrun Returns developer Harebrained Schemes would be stretched too thin if it tried to squeeze multiplayer in for launch, Shadowrun creator Jordan Weisman has told us, but the engine's being built in a way that could support adding it later.


Shadowrun extends goal, adds Riggers

By John Keefer, Apr 09, 2012 9:45am PDT

After hitting its Kickstarter goal in just 28 hours, Harebrained Schemes has added to what it originally planned for the game and has added additional incentives.


Shadowrun Returns hits Kickstarter goal

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2012 10:00am PDT

A new version of Shadowrun obviously resonated with fans, reaching its $400,000 goal in slightly more than 24 hours.


Shadowrun Returns with Kickstarter campaign

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 04, 2012 11:15am PDT

Widely-adored cyberpunk pen & paper RPG Shadowrun is coming back as a turn-based 2D video game RPG, or at least that's the plan creator Jordan Weisman's new Kickstarter campaign. Shadowrun Returns is planned to hit PC, and iOS and Android tablets.