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System Shock 3 development comes to a halt, says new rumors

The original team working on System Shock 3 have left the project, according to new rumors.

@anthony256
Published Sun, Feb 9 2020 8:07 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:19 PM CDT

It looks like System Shock 3 is in disarray, with new reports that the original team working on the game have disbanded.

System Shock 3 development comes to a halt, says new rumors | TweakTown.com

According to RPGCodex member 'Kin Corn Karn', a former developer on System Shock 3, who explains: "The only reason I'm posting is because I saw so much confusion about the state of the company and the project. I thought some first person information would be welcome. I never suggested we were halfway done, core systems are a great foundation for a game but most of the work is content development which we were critically behind in, both in real assets and in tool support for an efficient pipeline".

All of the high expectations for System Shock 3 are being blamed on its messy development, with the poster continuing: "Those high expectations drove a lot of expensive experimentation. We were a small team and knew we couldn't compete with current immersive sims in production quality and breadth. So, we had to be creative and clever and weird. And we were on our way to make something unique and possibly fun, but probably not what the audience was hungry for".

Sad, because I'm a gigantic fan of the original System Shock games and would've loved to have seen System Shock 3.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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