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Shadowrun Returns' non-Kickstarter reward DLC to require Steam, DRM

During last year's Kickstarter campaign for Shadownrun Returns, developer Harebrained Schemes was dutiful in noting that every pledge level included a DRM-free version of the game. While that technically remains true, Harebrained Schemes has recently announced a slight caveat: All post-Berlin Campa...

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Shadowrun Returns confirmed for June, pre-order arrivals outlined

Shadowrun Returns developer Harebrained Schemes has narrowed down the game's release date to June. Late last year the studio announced a delay and waffled between a May or June launch, but it's l'eggo of the notion of May. Also included in the update posted by the developer on its Kickstarter page,...

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Shadowrun Returns... with 20 minutes of in-game footage

Shadowrun Returns, funded on Kickstarter with nearly $1.9 million in donations, is ready to show off some alpha stage footage. Here's nearly 20 minutes of 2D isometric turn-based RPG footage to enjoy. The game is expected in May or June....

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Shadowrun Returns pushed back to May, June 2013

Harebrained Schemes recently took to the Kickstarter page for its successful Shadowrun Returns funding project to note the game has been pushed back from an anticipated January launch date to either May or June of 2013. The Kickstarter project concluded with $1.8 million in funding in late April t...

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Shadowrun Returns trolls the internet with in-game assets

Harebrained Schemes, which hauled in a whopping $1.8 million on Kickstarter in April, has revealed the first in-game assets for its current project, Shadowrun Returns. The studio has settled on creating 2D isometric backgrounds and 3D polygonal characters. The character images feature concept art a...

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Shadowrun Returns concludes Kickstarter at $1.8 million in contributions

Shadowrun Returns finished its Kickstarter funding round with a total of $1,895,772 in donations to the cause. Announced earlier this month, the project was hoping to raise $400,000 to bring a Shadowrun sequel to PC, iOS and Android as a "graphically rich 2D turn-based single player game." After h...

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Shadowrun Returns says let's get physical, physical

The Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter passed the $1 million mark, meaning all $15 backers will receive the Linux port of the final game -- but that's not all. Harebrained Schemes added a new $125 donor level that rewards backers with the Deluxe Boxed Edition. This includes a "game disc, soundtrack disc,...

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Welcome back, Shadowrun

This week, Kat Bailey and Rowan Kaiser have switched roles -- with Kat taking lead in this week's column focusing on the wonderful world of Western role-playing games. These are interesting times. Thanks to Kickstarter, projects that I never thought would see the light of day are getting a chance to...

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Shadowrun Returns: $1 million in pledges guarantee Linux port

With the recent announcement of a Mac port, the Linux community has come out asking whether Shadowrun Returns will support Linux. Harebrained has said it doesn't want to overreach, so that version has been off the table until now. "As we said over the weekend, we're being very careful not to over-c...

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Shadowrun Returns' Kickstarter funding brings game to Mac, adds Riggers

The Shadowrun Returns Kickstarter glided past another milestone recently, adding some new features – for one, the game is now coming to the Mac. All backers at the $15 level will be able to snag a copy for their OS X-powered box of choice. Additionally, Shadowrun Returns now has Spanish, Ge...

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