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Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown

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Based on 18 critic reviews
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61

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General Information

Available on:PCApr 28, 2015

Developer: Cliffhanger Productions

Publisher: Cliffhanger Productions Cliffhanger Productions

Genres: Adventure, Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy

Lead your team of Runners to survive a corrupt megacorporation’s intrigue threatening thousands of lives in this new action-strategy game set in the most popular cyberpunk universe of all times – Shadowrun. Blending X-Com style gameplay with RPG elements in the unique Shadowrun setting and adding an extensive single- and co-op campaign, Shadowrun Chronicles offers the next generation of tactical turn based action games.

Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown Critic Reviews

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IGN

6.5 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

Smart co-op partners make Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown's tactical combat work, but anything less falls short.

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A co-op version of XCOM in the Shadowrun universe sounds a great idea, but this lacks the depth to make the best of the concept.

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Shadowrun Chronicles is a bad use of the Shadowrun license, and a bad tactical RPG.

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Dedicated Shadowrun fans will likely be disappointed at the lack of depth, and your mileage may vary in terms of the appeal of the multiplayer function, which seemingly took over some of the other more endearing aspects of the series. If you haven't played a game in the series since the SNES however, Boston Lockdown is a decent starting point, and a perfect way to re-acclimate yourself to the genre with friends. If you prefer to fly solo, just go with Shadowrun Returns instead.

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