An agent is deployed on a mission to explore a distant planet, but instead wakes up from his cryosleep five months later only to discover that the ship's artificial intelligence has been corrupted and the humans infected by an alien race.
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Although the first game (System Shock) was never considered to have any unresolved loose ends, the developers still managed to find an entirely credible way to continue the series. See more
Inside of this door lies one of the sim units. Reprogram it and I will wrest more control of this ship from the obsolete Xerxes. Once I am master of this ship, I can open many doors for you. But for now, they block my access. They mock my eminence. Make them pay for that mistake and I will shepard you from the darkness.
The credits show all of the programmers as dead bodies found in a corridor. One of them has glowing eyes, suggesting they'd been converted into a cyborg. See more
Follows System Shock