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System Shock Remastered Put On Hiatus

7 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

Today, Nightdive Studios was upfront with Kickstarter backers about the status of System Shock Remastered, announcing it's currently on hold. Nightdive Studios revealed its plan for a remaster of the beloved sci-fi game via Kickstarter in June of 2016. The campaign was more successful than the developer ever imagined, with over 21,000 backers lending over $1.3 million for it.
Nightdive Studios CEO Stephen Kick says the team got to work quickly but got overly ambitious - to point where it felt like they were creating a new game and not a remaster. After switching engines from Unity to...
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System Shock Remaster Put on 'Hiatus'

System Shock Remaster Put on 'Hiatus'

7 monthes ago   |   By IGN

The System Shock remaster is on hiatus, and the team is reassessing the best path forward in development.
Nightdive Studios' CEO and founder Stephen Kick made the announcement on the game's Kickstarter page, assuring fans the game has not been cancelled, merely postponed, to give the team time to "return to vision" of the game.
In the hiatus announcement, Kick said during development, due in part to changing game engines from Unity to Unreal, and the team's subsequent ability and desire to " more," the team strayed "from the core concepts of the original title." The team went through...
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System Shock Remake development being ‘refocused'

System Shock Remake development being ‘refocused'

7 monthes ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

When we last reported on the Kickstarter-funded System Shock remake from Night Dive Studios, all sounded relatively well, and the team were gearing up to expand the scope of their plans, from making a straight remake into something more akin to a modern-day reboot for the series.
Unfortunately, greater scope means a greater budget and investments in both time and manpower. After additional publisher support to back up this new vision didn't come through, Night Dive are ‘taking a step back' to reassess the project and get it back more in line with their original Kickstarter promises, as...
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Iconoclasts Review - A different Metroidvania - GameSoulz

7 monthes ago   |   By N4G

Every now and then indie games with an interesting development cycle and background history are released into Steams' flooded store. So were Iconoclasts' seven years of development worth the time?
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Looking back on 5 years of Surface with the product guru who brought it to life

Looking back on 5 years of Surface with the product guru who brought it to life

7 monthes ago   |   By Digital Trends

Digital Trends sat down with Microsoft GM Pete Kyriacou to compare the products Microsoft released then and now. How has the design philosophy changed, and is there really a storage room full of wacky concept prototypes?
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Crowdfunded System Shock remake is now on hiatus, will not release this year

7 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Night Dive Studios' System Shock remake has been put on hiatus with a release window extending out of this year. In a company statement obtained by Polygon and due to be sent to Kickstarter backers today, CEO Stephen Kick wrote, “I have put the team on a hiatus while we reassess our path so that we...
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